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TEC’s 25 FAVOURITE DIGITAL SYNTHS

The switch to digital technology in the production of synthesizers caused a seismic shift not just in the way that music was produced, but also how analogue devices were perceived. The synths chosen are also from the first wave of digital synths and as such doesn’t include any of the current wave of digital-based products. More Inside ›

KID KASIO Full Moon Blue

KID KASIO Full Moon BlueFormerly of THE MODERN and later MATINEE CLUB, Nathan Cooper debuted as KID KASIO with the long player 'Kasiotone' in 2012. And with his latest single ‘Full Moon Blue’, he simply couldn’t get any Wilder… Now imagine if DEPECHE MODE were fronted by Nik Kershaw instead of Dave Gahan. With ‘Full Moon Blue’, this musical fantasy is fully realised with a clever interpolation of ‘Two Minute Warning’. More Inside ›

KID KASIO Sit & Wait

KID KASIO Sit and WaitKID KASIO, or Nathan Cooper, formerly of THE MODERN and subsequently MATINEE CLUB, debuted as a solo artist with his 2012 album 'Kasiotone'. The idea of going bandless has always appealed to him. Turning out, what only can be described as true synthpopia tunes, it's been nearly four years since his last album. Now KID KASIO is returning with his newest production 'Sit & Wait'. More Inside ›

THE ELECTRONIC LEGACY OF MUTE RECORDS

MUTE thumbnailWithout doubt, Mute Records is one of the most important record labels in the history of electronic music. While the early electronic legacy of Virgin Records helped the genre gain its first foothold in the mainstream, the discerning ethos of Mute has maintained its presence in both pop and more experimental fields. So what twenty albums or EPs best represent Mute’s electronic legacy? With a restriction of one release per artist moniker, here are The Electricity Club’s choices. More Inside ›

Five Years of TEC: WHILE MY SYNTH GENTLY BLEEPS

TEC 5 yearsThe Electricity Club celebrates its fifth anniversary and it has been a glorious journey. The site came into being on 15th March 2010 after the founding team discussed having an online platform to feature the best in new and classic electronic pop music. The decision to finally launch The Electricity Club came at the HEAVEN 17 aftershow party for their triumphant gig at The Magna Science Park on 6th March 2010. During that evening, The Electricity Club met and chatted with Glenn Gregory, Martyn Ware, Paul Humphreys and Claudia Brücken… by the end of the year, all four had given insightful interviews to The Electricity Club. More Inside ›

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