Mönchengladbach is best known for the Borussia football team and F1 driver Heinz-Harald Frentzen, but the North Rhine-Westphalia city is also the base of electronic duo ARCTIC SUNRISE.
Comprising of Torsten Verlinden on vocals and Steve Baltes on synths, the seasoned pairing cite DEPECHE MODE, ULTRAVOX, HEAVEN 17, VISAGE, BLANCMANGE and OMD among their influences. The Electricity Club caught up with Steve Baltes from the duo to chat about music, synths and stuff… Continue Reading ›
With the ELECTRI_CITY_CONFERENCE now running for its third successive year, 2017's event gathered together another stellar line-up of speakers and performers to celebrate Düsseldorf’s standing as the spiritual home of electronic music.
In keeping with the best-selling ‘ELECTRI_CITY - The Düsseldorf School of Electronic Music’ book by Rudi Esch, its ethos is to reflect on the cultural impact of the city, while providing a platform for both new and veteran artists. Continue Reading ›
The 2017 ELECTRI_CITY_CONFERENCE takes place on FRIDAY 27TH and SATURDAY 28TH OCTOBER in Düsseldorf.
Headlining the weekend will be ANNE CLARK and ROBERT GÖRL, while additional live performances come from STRÖME, ARCTIC SUNRISE, ELECTRONIC CIRCUS and KATJA VON KASSEL. There will be also talks by Jonathan Barnbrook and Ebehard Kranemann, while The Electricity Club will be chairing a panel discussion with Zeus B Held and Chris Payne. Continue Reading ›
Germany’s ARCTIC SUNRISE are Torsten Verlinden on vocals and Steve Baltes in charge of production. Having accomplished one album 'A Smarter Enemy' already plus a few EPs, the duo have already established themselves within the followers of synthpop beats.
'When Traces End' follows its predecessor with a bunch of elaborate sound manipulations, and the inclusion of few dance numbers further enriches the outing. Continue Reading ›