OMD La Mitrailleuse

With ‘English Electric’ in 2013, OMD produced their finest album in thirty years where founder members Andy McCluskey and Paul Humphreys successfully played to their strengths.

Fast forward four years and OMD launch their thirteenth long player ‘The Punishment Of Luxury’ and a European tour with a striking film for a new track ‘La Mitrailleuse’, inspired by British futurist artist Christopher RW Nevinson’s 1915 painting of the same name. More inside ›

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PATTERN LANGUAGE Total Squaresville

From Happy Robots Records, the stable that brought the world ARTHUR & MARTHA, RODNEY CROMWELL and HOLOGRAM TEEN, comes PATTERN LANGUAGE.

The debut mini-album ‘Total Squaresville’ offers an optimistic melodic take on the synth instrumental without going into full symphonic JEAN-MICHEL JARRE territory, while also avoiding some of the electronic dirges that often pass for avant-garde experiments in sound.More inside ›

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DJ HELL Zukunftsmusik

Helmut Josef Geier, widely known as DJ HELL, described his first encounters with the German electronic music as “being socialised with experimentation”. He can be described as one of the pioneers of the techno revolution.

The wizard now returns with album number five entitled ‘Zukunftsmusik’, which prompts that the listener will be fed with nothing but the music of the future.More inside ›

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Introducing SOFTWAVE

Danish duo SOFTWAVE released their first EP ‘Together Alone’ in Summer 2016. A six track collection of appealing Nordic synthpop, it includes their debut single ‘Follow You’ and the solid live favourite ‘Awake But Still Asleep’.

With debut releases often being like dress rehearsals in public, SOFTWARE have learnt very quickly and a few months on, have actually managed to improve on the EP’s best number ‘On & On & On’ with a throbbing alternate reworking by Olsen.More inside ›

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ALISON MOYET Reassuring Pinches

Following the success of her 2013 album ‘the minutes’, ALISON MOYET is back with ‘Other’. ‘the minutes’ signalled her return to electronica and in an “if it ain’t broke…” move, ‘Other’ is produced and co-written with Guy Sigsworth who worked on its predecessor.

The album is launched with the icy new single ‘Reassuring Pinches’. Deliciously dark but accessible, it borrows from the theme tune to the acclaimed drama ‘Stranger Things’.More inside ›

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