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Tag: Andy McCluskey (page 2 of 5)

On Tour with TINY MAGNETIC PETS

Releasing their first album in 2010, it’s been a steady path of progression for TINY MAGNETIC PETS. It was helped along by an endorsement from The Blitz Club’s legendary DJ Rusty Egan via his Electronic Family Tree radio show.  But when The Electricity Club introduced TINY MAGNETIC PETS to Andy McCluskey at the 2015 Electri_City_Conference in Düsseldorf, little did anyone realise what it would lead to, least of all the charming Irish trio themselves. Continue Reading ›

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. Continue Reading ›

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'. Continue Reading ›

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. The Electricity Club offers a twenty track Beginner’s Guide to her work… Continue Reading ›

The ELECTRI_CITY Show

rudi+andy at KlingklangIn ‘ELECTRI_CITY - Elektronische_Musik_Aus_Düsseldorf’, Rudi Esch gives an eyewitness account of how the Düsseldorf electronic scene developed from 1970 to 1986. 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. Continue Reading ›

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