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Category: Reviews (page 2 of 142)

TWICE A MAN On The Other Side Of The Mirror

Having released 21 albums since 1982, Swedish veterans TWICE A MAN have never been ones to shy away from serious issues. The trio’s superb 2015 song ‘High in The Clouds’ confronted the prospect of environmental armageddon. TWICE A MAN highlight this increasingly dystopian situation emerging in front of everyone’s eyes. Is there light at the end of the tunnel? Maybe there is, but that light could actually be an oncoming train! Continue Reading ›

DISCOVERY ZONE Remote Control

DISCOVERY ZONE is the new electronically focussed solo project of Berlin based New Yorker JJ Weihl who is also a member of psychedelic rockers FENSTER. 'Remote Control' as a title concept examines the wonder and terror of technology; are we in control of the machines or are the machines now controlling us? As DISCOVERY ZONE, JJ Weihl has relished the opportunity for some solo artistic expression. Continue Reading ›

PAGE Under Mitt Skinn EP

PAGE, the Swedish poptronica trailblazers are back with a new EP entitled ‘Under Mitt Skinn’. Releasing their first single in 1983, the duo of Eddie Bengtsson and Marina Schiptjenko is seen as the classic incarnation. 2018’s ‘Start’ EP and the 2019 album ‘Fakta För Alla’ saw PAGE totally get in the Moog. ‘Under Mitt Skinn’ will more than satisfy PAGE fans and enthusiasts of elektronisk pop who have enjoyed the run of enjoyable releases since ‘Nu’ in 2010. Continue Reading ›

JENNIFER TOUCH Behind The Wall

Jennifer Touch, the Dresden-born / Berlin-based producer and DJ makes her long-awaited album debut with ‘Behind The Wall’, having presented her first recordings in 2014. Wearing a coat of many colours, Jennifer Touch is a developing talent. The daughter of DDR flower-power children, she was introduced to synthpop and new wave via her father’s extensive record collection which included THE HUMAN LEAGUE and DURAN DURAN. Continue Reading ›

NINA Synthian

German born NINA took the synthpop world by storm, releasing her debut ‘Sleepwalking’ in 2018 and lending one of her early songs ‘My Mistake’ to a Mercedes-Benz advert, alongside landing support slots with DE/VISION, ERASURE and others. Clubbing together with Canada’s PARALLELS, she toured America, creating a wild audience eager to hear more from the gifted Berliner. And so comes ‘Synthian’, not only superbly titled but also delivering a more mature, darker tone to NINA’s repertoire. Continue Reading ›

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