The tagline of the Nordic friendly blog Cold War Night Life is “electronic music and culture”. In 2016, they released a multi-disc compilation album ‘Heresy: A Tribute To Rational Youth’ in honour of the Canadian synth trailblazers.
Rudi Esch’s book ‘Electri_City – The Düsseldorf School Of Electronic Music’ documented the city’s innovative and inspiring music scene. The book’s success has led to the release of several compilations and the annual Electri_City_Conference.
Les Disques du Crépuscule was founded in Brussels by journalists Michel Duval and Annik Honoré with designer Benoît Hennebert; their first release was the cosmopolitan compilation cassette ‘From Brussels With Love’. Continuing the tradition, the label is now run by former employee James Nice.
Factory Benelux was the result of an informal arrangement made between Factory Records and Les Disques du Crépuscule, whereby the latter would release ‘spare’ recordings by Factory artists. The imprint was revived by James Nice and features more recent recordings by former Factory artists.
‘The Notorious New Wave Show’ has earned a fine reputation for its entertaining mix of music, chat and trivia. With a combination of down-to-earth charm and enthusiasm, the show is presented by Gina Achord.
If you love it electronic, Rusty Egan’s weekly Friday evening show ‘The Electronic Family Tree’ on Artefaktor Radio is a must, recalling the spirit of his days as The Blitz Club’s resident DJ.
Presented by Rob Green, ‘The Synth Wave Show’ broadcasts fortnightly Wednesdays on Artefaktor Radio to feature new and classic electronic music of both synthpop and synthwave variants.
“We love electronic music” say Undo Records, the Athens based record company who continue the tradition of iconic labels like Factory and Mute with an attention to detail and a tasteful if occasionally eccentric design aesthetic.