Sitting on the sofa with my now thirteen year old daughter, who over the years has acquired a rather sarcastic sense of humour (who on Earth does she get that from?!) and pondering how to approach this task of reviewing ‘The Electricity Club’ compilation, makes us both burst out with hearty laughter.
After all, she wants to rise to the occasion properly, and review things "just like Mummy does". Children have the innate ability to always tell the truth... Continue Reading ›
Amour Records / Minos EMI / Universal Music in collaboration with Undo Records are to release a 2CD compilation compiled by The Electricity Club. Capturing its ethos to feature the best in new and classic electronic pop music, this compilation is the culmination of a period which has seen the resurgence of the genre.
Over the years, The Electricity Club appears to have reflected the interests of people who love the Synth Britannia era. Continue Reading ›
From Happy Robots Records, the stable that brought the world ARTHUR & MARTHA, RODNEY CROMWELL and HOLOGRAM TEEN, comes PATTERN LANGUAGE.
The debut mini-album ‘Total Squaresville’ offers an optimistic melodic take on the synth instrumental without going into full symphonic JEAN-MICHEL JARRE territory, while also avoiding some of the electronic dirges that often pass for avant-garde experiments in sound. Continue Reading ›
Behind the persona of RODNEY CROMWELL is London based synth aficionado, Adam Cresswell. However, Cresswell had previously been part ARTHUR & MARTHA with Alice Hubley. It was wholly appropriate that the pair reunited for RODNEY CROMWELL’s inaugural gig last summer.
With RODNEY CROMWELL’s appearance at TEC004 on SATURDAY 5TH NOVEMBER alongside MARSHEAUX and KID KASIO, both Adam Cresswell and Alice Hubley kindly chatted to TEC. Continue Reading ›
The name of RODNEY CROMWELL is comparatively new to electronic pop music. But the man behind the persona, Adam Cresswell is a seasoned hand, having been part of oddball synth duo ARTHUR & MARTHA.
He re-emerged with ‘Age Of Anxiety’, a concept album of sorts chronicling his problems with depression and anxiety. Ever the synth enthusiast, he accepted The Electricity Club’s invitation to a round of Vintage Synth Trumps. Continue Reading ›