With her distinctive ice maiden delivery, CLAUDIA BRÜCKEN is the undoubted queen of cinematic avant pop. She first came to prominence with PROPAGANDA and the Trevor Horn produced film noir drama of ‘Dr Mabuse’.
Although her catalogue is wide and varied, she is perhaps still very much regarded as a cult figure on the music scene. The Electricity Club offers a twenty track Beginner’s Guide to her work… Continue Reading ›
The Southbank Centre’s year long ‘The Rest Is Noise’ festival concluded its musical journey through the 20th century with a special event entitled ‘19 eighties: the rhythm of a decade’ which saw classical meet synthpop. Broadcast live by BBC Radio3, the evening was hosted by journalist, cultural commentator and ZTT strategist Paul Morley in the company of the BBC Concert Orchestra.
Featuring the work of contemporary composers as well as tracks from THE ART OF NOISE and the synthpop era arranged in a special orchestral suite by Anne Dudley, it was billed as “a one-off documentary soundtrack to the decade you either love, or love to hate”. Continue Reading ›
CLAUDIA BRÜCKEN’s lively reinterpretation of one of DAVID BOWIE’s latterly compositions from ‘Heathen’ is dressed with catchy synth riffs and fuzzy shades. And the fabulous accompanying promo video could be interpreted as a visual dramatisation of Major Tom’s final voyage from ‘Space Oddity’.
Claudia only features halfway through but also look out for cameos from Glenn Gregory, Andrew Poppy, Paul Humphreys and even Claudia’s dog Patsy. Continue Reading ›
CLAUDIA BRÜCKEN is the original first lady of cinematic electronic pop. Her varied back catalogue as a solo artist and with PROPAGANDA, ACT and ONETWO has captured the essence of her thoughtful imagination.
It's a testament to the strength of her musical reputation that she's been able to gather the ComBinations of very special guests who join her tonight to celebrate her illustrious career. The list reads like a who's who of avant pop. Continue Reading ›