As described by Andy Bell himself, Torsten has been “the biggest challenge of (his) career so far”. Having released solo projects before, 2014 saw the birth of an age-defying polysexual in a stage production that bent genres and shook values, shocking as well as eliciting love and empathy towards the wounded figure of a hedonistic individual who endlessly looks for love and acceptance. And now Torsten returns ‘In Queereteria’... Continue Reading ›
Andy Bell is Torsten again! Introducing the third part of Torsten’s highs and lows, the celebrated ERASURE frontman tackles the task described previously as the biggest challenge of his career. ‘Torsten In Queereteria’ wraps up the triptych.
Written as a collaboration between Bell, poet / playwright Barney Ashton-Bullock and the musical genius of Christopher Frost, The Electricity Club has the pleasure to chat to Andy Bell again to discover what the plays brought into his artistic life... Continue Reading ›
Last year, Welsh duo SHELTER “ascended” onto the hungry synthpop fans with a bang, following their debut ‘Emerge’. ERASURE invited SHELTER to support them during ‘The Violet Flame’ tour.
The Welsh duo are known far and wide for providing the synth loving boys and girls with catchy tunes and exuberant live shows. The Electricity Club is looking forward to seeing the SHELTER gang at ‘Synth Wave Live 2’ in April 2018, as we catch up with Mark and Rob over a glass of red... Continue Reading ›
2014 saw the Vince Clarke / Andy Bell combo celebrate yet another success with 'The Violet Flame', where according to Bell, ERASURE “definitely found (their) mojo again with this record”.
Following their thirtieth anniversary, the synthpop kings now return with the seventeenth studio album entitled 'World Be Gone'. This time, self-produced by ERASURE and mixed by Matty Green, the long player sees Vince and Andy in a more pensive mood. Continue Reading ›
Canada often treats the listener of electronica to some sparkling gems, including GRIMES, DELERIUM, SKINNY PUPPY, FRONT LINE ASSEMBLY or RATIONAL YOUTH, and PARALLELS are now one of them.
Known for their use of vintage synths, including the Korg PolySix and Juno 60, the self-confessed fans of DEPECHE MODE, KATE BUSH and NEW ORDER have now released their third opus 'Metropolis'. Continue Reading ›