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RODNEY CROMWELL, ARTHUR & MARTHA Too

ARTHUR&MARTHABehind 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 ›

Vintage Synth Trumps with RODNEY CROMWELL

Rodney Cromwell-Synth Trumps-03The 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 ›

RODNEY CROMWELL Black Dog

BlackDogcover170x170RODNEY CROMWELL’s debut gig at The Victoria in Dalston turned out to be a fitting reunion of ARTHUR & MARTHA, a quirky duo whose only album ‘Navigation’ in 2009 was a promising debut. The work of electronic music enthusiasts Alice Hubley and Adam Cresswell, the latter has since re-emerged as RODNEY CROMWELL. Possibly one of the best songs of 2015, ‘Black Dog’ recalls the pulsing post-punk miserablism of SECTION 25. Continue Reading ›

Introducing RODNEY CROMWELL

RODNEY CROMWELLwith_moonunitBack in 2009, ARTHUR & MARTHA released ‘Navigation’, a promising debut album by the quirky duo of Adam Cresswell and Alice Hubley. The highlight was ‘Autovia’, a synthetically motorik soundtrack that was ideal for motorway journeys north of Watford Gap. Adam Cresswell has remerged as RODNEY CROMWELL, a solo project centred around vintage synthesizers and old drum machines. But the lo-fi aesthetic of ARTHUR & MARTHA is still very much in evidence on the debut album ‘Age Of Anxiety’. Continue Reading ›

Five Years of TEC: 25 Favourite Artist Introductions 2010 – 2014

TEC 5 years-02When The Electricity Club became reality on 13th March 2010, it was on the back of a resurgence in electronic pop music. TEC’s ‘Introducing…’ feature was a platform to showcase promising new talent within the genre and proved that electronic music had not been killed off by Britpop. So here are TEC’s 25 favourite artist introductions, listed in the chronological order that they were originally featured on the site. Continue Reading ›

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