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THE ELECTRICITY CLUB 2CD Compilation

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 ›

PATTERN LANGUAGE Total Squaresville

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 ›

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 ›

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