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Following celebrating 30 years in the music business with their commemorative package ‘The Box 1983-2013’, German synth veterans CAMOUFLAGE released a new companion compilation ’The Singles’ earlier this year.
The CD package comes with liner notes written by The Electricity Club’s Chi Ming Lai, based on an edited version of his CAMOUFLAGE career summary to coincide with the release of ‘The Box 1983-2013’. Continue Reading ›
Synth Britannia trailblazer MARTYN WARE has launched a new sample library entitled ‘No Illegal Connections’ containing an exclusive selection of classic analogue synth and drum sounds from his collection of rarefied electronic delights as used on his iconic records with THE HUMAN LEAGUE, BEF and HEAVEN 17.
One of the source instruments is his beloved Roland System 100 which The Electricity Club had the privilege of operating during his talk at The South Bank Centre. Continue Reading ›
VILE ELECTRODES have been confirmed as OMD's support for the German leg of the ‘English Electric’ tour. One of their finest moments is the still to be formally issued ‘Deep Red’, a gorgeous synth ballad that recalls the sweeping emotive overtones of OMD standards such as ‘Statues’, ‘Stanlow’ and ‘The Romance Of The Telsecope’.
VILE ELECTRODES continue a tradition of TEC championed acts such as MARSHEAUX, VILLA NAH and MIRRORS who have all now opened for OMD. Continue Reading ›
On Monday 6th December 2010, a number of assorted musical luminaries including JOHN FOXX, HEAVEN 17, AEROPLANE, ORBITAL, COLDCUT, PENDULUM and UNKLE gathered with producer Paul Epworth at Dean Street Studios in London’s Soho to re-record the late JOHN CAGE’s celebrated piece 4′ 33″ which comprises of four minutes and thirty three seconds of silence.
CAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE’s 4′ 33″ was begun in earnest by artist Dave Hilliard in the summer of 2010. Continue Reading ›