From the ‘Scary World’ of 2018 to the ‘Die Die Lullaby’ of 2020, LA based duo NIGHT CLUB have put their enforced confinement in lockdown to good use and channelled their angst to produce a wonderful 35 minutes of existential dread.
Sonically, the album contains a typically NIGHT CLUB twist. Co-mixing with Brooks is Dave Rave Ogilvie, a former member of SKINNY PUPPY known for his work with NINE INCH NAILS and Marilyn Manson. But crucially, he also mixed Carly Rae Jepsen's 2011 worldwide smash hit ‘Call Me Maybe’. Continue Reading ›
ULTRAFLEX are the lush musical union of Kari Jahnsen and Katrín Helga Andrésdóttir. Two artists living in Berlin who developed mutual artistic crushes on each other, they set on the road to produce a brand of optimistic electronic pop inspired by Soviet fitness videos and other eclectic interests.
Norwegian Kari Jahnsen usually works under the moniker of FARAO while Katrín Helga Andrésdóttir evolved into the art pop alien known as SPECIAL K . ULTRAFLEX chatted to The Electricity Club about their various visions. Continue Reading ›
The tale of WOLFSHEIM will be known to any self-respecting lover of darker electronica, although relatively alien to English listeners, unless one had European connections or sought after more unusual sounds outside Britain in the last two decades of the 20th Century.
The Hamburg based duo with the superb voice of Peter Heppner and hit producing magician Markus Reinhardt released numerous gems such as ‘Once In A Lifetime’ or ‘The Sparrows & The Nightingales’. Continue Reading ›
‘The Secret Lives’ is the overdue union of two German cult legends, Mani Neumeier and Zeus B Held.
Spontaneous, colourful, lively and oddball, much of the recording of ‘The Secret Lives’ was done at the SynxsS-Studio in Offenbach with its distinguished proprietor Bernd-Michael Land contributing analogue sequencing from the vast array of modular equipment within his complex. This is the sound of two veterans having rather a lot of fun. Continue Reading ›
TRAIN TO SPAIN released their debut album ‘What It's All About’ in 2015 and showcased their appealing Lana Del Rey fronting YAZOO template with catchy songs like ‘Passion’.
It’s been just over two years since the Swedish duo of singer Helena Wigeborn and producer Jonas Rasmusson presented their second album ‘A Journey’. The new five-track EP ‘¿Amor?’ is the first part of a digital EP trilogy to be released in six month intervals. Continue Reading ›