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Tag: Alphaville

MACHINISTA Anthropocene

Like a cross between THE CURE and ALPHAVILLE, Swedish duo MACHINISTA are back with their third full-length album ‘Anthropocene’. Vocalist John Lindqwister and instrumentalist Richard Flow have taken their time with this record and it’s all the better with a refinement of their anthemic signature sound plus the addition of some conventionally flavoured twists. ‘Anthropocene’ is their most consistent body of work to date. Continue Reading ›

ZEUS B HELD Interview

ZEUS B HELD is the veteran German producer and remixer who has been a key presence in the development of electronic pop music. His production breakthrough came from working with GINA X PERFORMANCE in 1979. He returned to electronic music in 2015 with the release of ‘Logic of Coincidence’ and he teamed up with former TANGERINE DREAM member Steve Schroyder to form DREAM CONTROL. ZEUS B HELD kindly stopped for coffee to chat to The Electricity Club. Continue Reading ›

A Beginner’s Guide To ZEUS B HELD

Zeus B Held may be not as well-known as Giorgio Moroder, Conny Plank, Martin Rushent, Mike Howlett and Colin Thurston, but the German producer has been a key presence in the development of electronic pop music. Without doubt deserving greater recognition for his adventures in modern recording, The Electricity Club looks back at eighteen of his works, with a restriction of one track per artist moniker… Continue Reading ›

MACHINISTA Xenoglossy

Xenoglossy_coverSweden’s MACHINISTA’s debut album ‘Xenoglossy’ delivers on the promise the duo have already shown with their first EP ‘Arizona Lights’ and appearance at ‘An Evening With The Swedish Synth’ earlier this year. The ‘Arizona Lights’ EP acted as a fine taster before this main course and while three of its four original songs also appear on ‘Xenoglossy’, the eight new songs have much to offer. Continue Reading ›