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Tag: Andy McCluskey (page 1 of 4)

A Short Conversation with VILLA NAH

villa-nahfriendFinnish duo VILLA NAH have returned after a five year hiatus. With their recently released second album ‘Ultima’ , Juho Paalosmaa and Tomi Hyyppä have reminded the general public as to why they wowed audiences who saw them open for OMD in 2010. ‘Ultima’ undoubtedly comes over as a more varied and mature musical statement. Juho Paalosmaa and Tomi Hyyppä chatted about the genesis of the album and its influences, both musical and technical. More Inside ›

VILE ELECTRODES In The Shadows Of Monuments

vile-electrodes-in-the-shadows-of-monumentsLarger than life on and off stage, the Hastings based duo VILE ELECTRODES are out to make it big with their second album 'In The Shadows Of Monuments'. Punctuating their growing prowess with carefully produced EPs and limiting their life performances during 2016, the pair have now unleashed the long awaited follow-up to their award winning debut 'The future through a lens'. More Inside ›

A Beginner’s Guide To CLAUDIA BRÜCKEN

act_claudiaWith 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… More Inside ›

ELECTRI_CITY – Elektronische_Musik_Aus_Düsseldorf in Englisch

rudi+andy at KlingklangIn the acclaimed German language book ‘ELECTRI_CITY - Elektronische_Musik_Aus_Düsseldorf’, Rudi Esch gives an eyewitness account of how the Düsseldorf electronic scene developed from 1970 to 1986. OMD's Andy McCluskey was interviewed by Esch for the book. With a version in Englisch retitled 'ELECTRI_CITY - The Düsseldorf School of Electronic Music' on the way, the pair discussed a variety of records at last year's ELECTRI_CITY_CONFERENCE for The ELECTRI_CITY Show. More Inside ›

Fly – Songs Inspired By The Film Eddie The Eagle

FLY-eddie-the-eagle‘Eddie The Eagle’ is a biopic about Eddie Edwards, who represented Team GB in ski-jumping at the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary. Based on true events, the film stars Taron Egerton as Eddie Edwards and Hugh Jackman as Edwards’ fictional trainer. The soundtrack features a collection of original songs curated by Gary Barlow, each recorded by British artists who are now usually seen frequenting retrospective events such as Rewind, Here & Now and Let’s Rock. More Inside ›

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