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GEISTE is the musical vehicle of Marie Chabrelie from near St Tropez who probably would have been a product of JRR Tolkien had he manufactured pop stars.
Haunting, captivating and endearing, she invites you into her moody world of escapist pop on her debut EP ‘Utopia’. You only get to make a first impression once and her ‘Utopia’ makes a rather enthralling otherworldly one. Continue Reading ›
Harald Grosskopf is the German drummer who entered the world of electronic music while still maintaining his percussive role behind the kit.
For the 40th anniversary of ‘Synthesist’, Bureau B are reissuing the album as a deluxe edition with new remixes. From his home in Berlin, Harald Grosskopf kindly spoke to The Electricity Club about how his career was liberated by electronics. Continue Reading ›
Mark Reeder first met Alanas Chosnau at the Lithuanian International Film festival in 2015. Reeder remembered: “Alanas wanted to make an album in English, an album that reflected upon a time when he was a kid growing up in the Soviet Union”.
So the pair conceived to make a retro-modern sounding album evoking an illusion of a creative music era that was initially denied to Soviet citizens, while simultaneously presenting a record for today. That record being 'Children of Nature'. Continue Reading ›
One thing that Belgian duo METROLAND never disappoint with is a finely tuned concept. For his first solo album as 808 DOT POP, Passenger S has ventured towards the science of physics for ‘The Colour Temperature’.
Defined as a characteristic of visible light that has important applications in lighting, photography, videography, publishing, manufacturing, astrophysics and horticulture, colour temperature is part of everyday life and measured in units of kelvins. Continue Reading ›
To celebrate 40 years since the release of their very first recording, SOFT CELL have re-released their debut EP ‘Mutant Moments’ as a 10 inch transparent vinyl edition.
Originally released as limited run of 2000 7” singles in October 1980 on the band’s own Big Frock imprint, the EP sold out immediately. Less than two years later, SOFT CELL would score five Top 5 UK hit singles in the space of just 13 months. Continue Reading ›