Today is The Electricity Club’s seventh birthday and our big portfolio of interviews reads like a Who’s Who? of electronic pop music. Whether you are interested in the pioneers of the genre or newer, up-and-coming acts, there is something for you.
They are archived in an easy-to-use page. From ex-members of KRAFTWERK, JAPAN, THE HUMAN LEAGUE, SOFT CELL and DEPECHE MODE, to OMD, MIDGE URE and HEAVEN 17, to KITE, MIRRORS and VILE ELECTRODES, they are all here. More inside ›
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Posted in Interviews, TEC Gold
Tagged with: Alan Wilder, Alison Moyet, Analog Angel, Andy Bell, Andy McCluskey, Benge, Billy Currie, Blancmange, Blue Zoo, Boris Blank, Cabaret Voltaire, Camouflage, Claudia Brücken, Dave Ball, De/Vision, Fatal Charm, Gary Langan, Gary Numan, Glenn Gregory, Hannah Peel, Heaven 17, Howard Jones, Japan, Jo Callis, John Foxx, Jori Hulkkonen, Karl Bartos, Kid Kasio, Kid Moxie, Kite, Ladytron, Malcolm Holmes, Mark Reeder, Marnie, Marsheaux, Martyn Ware, Mesh, Midge Ure, Mirrors, Node, OMD, Paul Humphreys, Ralf Dörper, Richard Barbieri, Richard James Burgess, Rodney Cromwell, Rusty Egan, Sarah Blackwood, Sarah Nixey, Sarah P, Sin Cos Tan, Soft Cell, Stephen J Lipson, Stephen Morris, Steve Strange, Tenek, The Art Of Noise, The Mood, Thomas Dolby, Ultravox, Undo, Vile Electrodes, Villa Nah, Visage, Warren Cann, Wolfgang Flür, Wrangler
The switch to digital technology in the production of synthesizers caused a seismic shift not just in the way that music was produced, but also how analogue devices were perceived.
The synths chosen are also from the first wave of digital synths and as such doesn’t include any of the current wave of digital-based products.More inside ›
Posted in Lists & Beginner's Guides
Tagged with: Alan Wilder, Benge, Depeche Mode, Erasure, Gary Numan, Jean-Michel Jarre, Kate Bush, OMD, Pet Shop Boys, The Art Of Noise, The Prodigy, Vince Clarke
EM Forster’s short story ‘The Machine Stops‘ was published way back in 1909, an incredibly prescient and apocalyptic vision of an Earth that is virtually incapable of supporting human life.
To be honest, if any musician is qualified to soundtrack a dystopian play about a civilisation run by a machine, then the involvement of JOHN FOXX is a complete no-brainer…More inside ›
Posted in Reviews
Tagged with: Benge, John Foxx
After the release of their debut album ‘LA Spark’ in 2014, 2016 has seen a ramping up of activity in the WRANGLER camp, with June’s modular synth remix album ‘Sparked’ being shortly followed by a new collection of 9 tracks which make up ‘White Glue’.
When played back-to-back with ‘LA Spark’,
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Since talking to The Electricity Club back in April 2014, WRANGLER have followed their debut release ‘LA Spark’ with a modular synth remix album ‘Sparked’, a live show at The Royal Albert Hall and a follow-up album in the shape of ‘White Glue’.
With a new single ‘Stupid’ recently unleashed as a trailer for the new long player,
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