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ALISON MOYET Live at Hackney Round Chapel

On the eve of the release of her new album ‘Other’, ALISON MOYET delivered a stupendous performance at Hackney’s Round Chapel as part of Amazon Prime’s series of filmed intimate concerts. The evening started with Ms Moyet as her own support act, courtesy of a Q&A moderated by journalist Pete Paphides. It was triumphant performance from ALISON MOYET with interesting facelifts of her solo hits, a welcome airing of YAZOO evergreens and best of all, excellent new material. More Inside ›

DAILY PLANET Interview

Jarmo Ollila and Johan Baeckström formed Swedish synthpop duo DAILY PLANET back in 1994. A period of eighteen years spanned between their well-received debut album ‘The Tide’ and the appropriately named follow-up ‘Two’ released in 2014 by Progress Productions, home of the highly acclaimed KITE. With their excellent third album 'Play Rewind Repeat' just released, Jarmo Ollila and Johan Baeckström chatted to The Electricity Club. More Inside ›

MARSHEAUX Ath.Lon – Rejected Demos

Following the success of MARSHEAUX’s most recent long player ‘Ath.Lon’, Marianthi Melitsi and Sophie Sarigiannidou present a limited edition cassette EP comprising of seven rejected demos from those recording sessions. Entitled ‘Ath.Lon - Rejected Demos’, the release is limited to 300 copies of the revived analogue format pioneered by Philips in 1962 which provided the provided hours of fun as the late 20th Century’s equivalent of illegal downloading. “Home Taping Is Killing Music” bore the legend on the paper inner sleeves of LP releases when the UK record industry lobbied the government to impose a blank tape levy in 1982. But with ‘Ath.Lon - Rejected Demos’, MARSHEAUX readily show how the modern day version of home taping is skill in music. More Inside ›

MARNIE Live at Hackney Oslo

It was almost six years to the day that LADYTRON last played London when their lead singer MARNIE made her debut performance as a solo artist at Hackney’s spacious but intimate Nordic themed venue Oslo. Augmented by Sarah Stanley on keyboards, computers and guitars plus drummer Peter Kelly with possibly the LOUDEST snare in London, if not the world, MARNIE herself had a new Korg Minilogue with its distinctive wooden-look base for company. More Inside ›

FADER Interview

FADER is a new collaboration between Neil Arthur of BLANCMANGE and Benge, best known for his work with WRANGLER + JOHN FOXX & THE MATHS. The FADER album ‘First Light’ showcases the strengths of both involved, whilst evoking a purist analogue electronic sound that harks back to the first wave of Synth Britannia when acts like THE NORMAL brought technology into the punk ethos. Neil Arthur and Benge kindly spoke to The Electricity Club... More Inside ›

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