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KARIN MY Messed!Up Magazine Live Session

Swedish chanteuse Karin My performed a superbly moving live set a secret forest location near Gothenburg as part of a series of live streams. An experienced self-taught musician, after more than a decade of doing backing vocals or playing cello for acts such as TWICE A MAN, MACHINISTA, CARBON BASED LIFEFORMS and FAKE MOSS, Karin My has finally stepped out to the front to showcase her traditionally derived electronic songs. Continue Reading ›

THE SHOCK OF THE FUTURE – LE CHOC DU FUTUR

Dedicated to the female pioneers of electronic music, ‘The Shock of the Future’ or ‘Le Choc Du Futur’ is a wonderful independent French film celebrating the synthesizer. Set in Paris 1978, ‘Le Choc Du Futur’ depicts a day in the life of a young fictional female synth musician Ana Klimova. She uses electronics to make what she considers to be the music of the future, as she attempts to make herself heard in an ambivalent and lecherous male-dominated industry with its systemic patriarchy. Continue Reading ›

A Short Conversation with DUBSTAR

Despite recently celebrating the 25th anniversary of the release of their debut album ‘Disgraceful’, DUBSTAR are still going strong and releasing songs as vital as ever. With ‘Hygiene Strip’ and the new single ‘I Can See You Outside’, both co-produced by Stephen Hague, the reconfigured duo of Sarah Blackwood and Chris Wilkie are again exploring the electronic direction of their earlier sound. DUBSTAR kindly chatted to The Electricity Club about their artistic motivation in lockdown. Continue Reading ›

Lost Albums: RYUICHI SAKAMOTO Hidari Ude No Yume

Originally released in October 1981 by Alfa Records in Japan, ‘Hidari Ude No Yume’ was a product of Ryuichi Sakamoto’s most prolific year. This period that followed his acclaimed second solo album ‘B-2 Unit’ in September 1980 came between two YELLOW MAGIC ORCHESTRA long players ‘BGM’ and ‘Technodelic’, although it is now widely known that Sakamoto was largely absent from the ‘BGM' sessions. Continue Reading ›

SCARLET SOHO Programmed To Perfection – Best Of & Rarities

Although SCARLET SOHO went into hiatus after the release of their third album ‘In Cold Blood’ in 2015, interest in them has been rejuvenated thanks to the success of front man James Knights and his Britalo focussed exploits with his solo vehicle KNIGHT$. There was always a pop element throughout their career despite the darkness and that is evident on their new updated retrospective compilation ‘Programmed To Perfection - Best Of & Rarities’. Continue Reading ›

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