Italo Disco coincided with the growing use of synthesizers, vocoders and drum machines within dance music and became a distinct sub-genre with its own electro heart. Despite its name, Italo Disco was not strictly a native affair.
In these darker, more turbulent times, the sunnier escapist disposition of Italo Disco is just what the Doctor Rhythm ordered. So here are 25 nominally Italo Disco tracks which have brought a smile to The Electricity Club’s face, with a restriction of one track per artist. Continue Reading ›
IONNALEE made her London live debut appropriately at Heaven and like her recorded work, it was a full-on audio / visual experience.
The vehicle of the mysterious Swedish singer / songwriter / producer / filmmaker Jonna Lee, the memorable presentation comprised of a powerful electronic soundtrack, engaging performance art and striking but unimposing visuals. IONNALEE is both a new start and the continuation of a story that began with IAMAMIWHOAMI, Continue Reading ›
For fans of electronic music, the surname Froese really needs little or no introduction and Edgar’s son Jerome has forged a musical career which has seen him partnering his father in TANGERINE DREAM between 1990-2006 before pursuing a solo project resulting in four of his own albums.
Jerome kindly took time out to speak to The Electricity Club about subjects including his musical upbringing and new album with PROPAGANDA’s Claudia Brücken called ‘Beginn’. Continue Reading ›
Producer and remixer Richard Philips, better known as Richard X, began his musical career creating bootlegs or mash-ups, an illegal creative practice of combining two existing records to make an entirely new track.
As a result of often working on just singular tracks with artists, Richard X has a large and diverse portfolio; The Electricity Club lists eighteen of his most notable tracks, with a limit of one track per artist and presented in chronological and then alphabetical order… Continue Reading ›
FIFI RONG has continued gathering interest thanks to her fresh musical approach, quirky instrumentalism and angelic voice. And her latest EP 'Awake', which was aired right after her successful appearances with Swiss masters YELLO during their recent European tour, proves that the artist continues to explore various audio visual paths.
From the ‘Awake’ EP, ‘Attack’ comes packaged with an animated video of a computer game of Nicktendo Continue Reading ›