And it looks like Sweden is at it again with a brand new opus from 047. The band came into being in 2001 and since then have put out several releases in the bitpop sub-genre, driven by a love of synths and a profound fascination with video games.
Sebastian Rutgersson and Peter Engström started collaborating with the Killing Music label in 2005 and the latest, '&' is also a baby of this union. More Inside ›
The Electricity Club’s Chi Ming Lai was the special guest on a recent edition of ‘The Synth Wave Show’ hosted by Rob Green. Also the main man behind synth combo THE DEPARTMENT, Rob Green’s show broadcasts fortnightly Wednesdays on Artefaktor Radio.
With lots of great new and classic electronic music of both synthpop and synthwave variants, among the topics of conversation was the upcoming 2CD compilation due out on Undo Records. More Inside ›
Forming in 2001, Swedish duo 047 began their chiptune experiments through a mutual appreciation of vintage video games. Collaborating with other artists, 047 started to incorporate vocals into their music.
Peter Engström and Sebastian Rutgersson are back with a new single ‘Follow Me Home’ featuring Östersund born vocalist Daniella Kruth. More Inside ›
Over the five years since its inception in 2010, The Electricity Club has aimed to highlight the best new music within the electronic pop world. But with so much music and only a finite allocation of time, songs have slipped under the radar occasionally, or perhaps only received a glancing mention. However, a bit of time and distance can reveal if these recordings really are actually lost gems and whether The Electricity Club missed the boat.
So here are 30 songs covering the period between March 2010 to December 2014 which The Electricity Club feels are worthy of rediscovery. More Inside ›