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HARALD GROSSKOPF Interview

Harald Grosskopf is the German drummer who entered the world of electronic music while still maintaining his percussive role behind the kit. For the 40th anniversary of ‘Synthesist’, Bureau B are reissuing the album as a deluxe edition with new remixes. From his home in Berlin, Harald Grosskopf kindly spoke to The Electricity Club about how his career was liberated by electronics. Continue Reading ›

ALICE HUBBLE Interview

Over four songs and four instrumentals on her impressive debut album ‘Polarlichter’, ALICE HUBBLE makes the perfect synth earth mother. Behind ALICE HUBBLE is London-based musician Alice Hubley, previously best known for fronting cult favourites like ARTHUR & MARTHA and COSINES. Despite her roles as a lead vocalist, this is the first time she has ventured out musically on her own. Alice Hubley chatted to The Electricity Club about the genesis of ‘Polarlichter’ and much more… Continue Reading ›

ALICE HUBBLE Polarlichter

ALICE HUBBLE is the new solo project of Alice Hubley, previously best known for fronting ARTHUR & MARTHA and COSINES. Taking in the influence of Delia Derbyshire, Daphne Oram and Sally Oldfield, the avant pop heart of Hubley is now set free on her debut long player ‘Polarlichter’, literally translated in Deutsch as “polar lights” or auroras. In keeping with the aura of varying colour and complexity projected by the album’s title, ‘Polarlichter’ is undeniably escapist. Continue Reading ›

The Electronic Legacy of AMBIENT

Ambient electronic music is a much misunderstood genre. Modern ambient probably came to prominence with BRIAN ENO. Restricted to one album per moniker or collaborative partnership, here are the twenty long players which form The Electricity Club’s Electronic Legacy of Ambient. Acting as a straightforward introduction to the genre, it refers to many artists whose comparatively mainstream works may already be familiar. Continue Reading ›

ELECTRI_CITY_CONFERENCE 2015

Rusty vs Andy - Chi Ming LaiDüsseldorf paid homage to its electronic music history with a three day event of lectures, discussions and live music. The ELECTRI_CITY CONFERENCE celebrated the work of pioneers like KRAFTWERK, DAF, RIECHMANN, NEU! and LA DÜSSELDORF, as well as reflecting its worldwide influence. A year in the planning, the organisers assembled an impressive line-up of artists, musicians and academics which read like a ‘Who’s Who?’ of electronic music. Continue Reading ›

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