Together, Neil Arthur and Benge are FADER. Following the critical acclaim for their 2017 debut long player ‘First Light’, a second FADER album entitled ‘In Shadow’ is about to be unleashed for public consumption at the end of October.
Perhaps musically more introspective than its predecessor, ‘In Shadow’ however finds Neil Arthur expressing an understated frustration and anger with the world at large. Neil Arthur and Benge kindly spoke about their latest collaboration and its more minimal approach. Continue Reading ›
‘siliconchipsuperstar’, the debut album by CIRCUIT3 slipped out quietly in December 2015 but became one of the surprise independent success stories of 2016. Behind the CIRCUIT3 persona is Dubliner Peter Fitzpatrick, whose new synths have now been put to good use on ‘The Price Of Nothing & The Value Of Everything’, the long-awaited follow-up.
But some things in the music biz never change, whatever the level and it has been that difficult second album. Continue Reading ›
A year since their last single 'Athletes', Brooklyn based electronic pop duo THE MYSTIC UNDERGROUND are back.
With the likes of PET SHOP BOYS, KON KAN, INFORMATION SOCIETY and NEW ORDER onimpresent in their sound, Vladimir Valette on vocals and Benedetto Socci on keyboards first started releasing music together back in 2010. Their 2016 debut album ‘Protagonist’ gathered their best songs recorded over a six years period. Continue Reading ›
"A humanistic document of our ever-changing world", ‘Losing, Linda’ follows up Melbourne-based experimental electronic musician and performance artist SUI ZHEN’s ‘Secretly Susan’.
"It's an album about missing people after they are gone and trying to pre-empt loss - not only loss of life, but memory and information" SUI ZHEN explained; ‘Losing, Linda’ is understandably an introspective listen, the genesis of it came under the trauma of her mother's critical illness and eventual passing. Continue Reading ›
Behind the persona of BELOUIS SOME was Londoner Neville Keighley who released his debut album ‘Some People’ in 1985. Best known for the classic single ‘Imagination’, the accompanying boundary breaking (for the time) promotional video included full frontal nudity.
After a break of 25 years, BELOUIS SOME has recently returned to the live arena and Neville Keighley kindly spoke to The Electricity Club about his career. Continue Reading ›