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Tag: Chris Payne (page 1 of 5)

ELECTRI_CITY_CONFERENCE 2017

With the ELECTRI_CITY_CONFERENCE now running for its third successive year, 2017's  event gathered together another stellar line-up of speakers and performers to celebrate Düsseldorf’s standing as the spiritual home of electronic music. In keeping with the best-selling ‘ELECTRI_CITY - The Düsseldorf School of Electronic Music’ book by Rudi Esch which got the ball rolling, its ethos is to reflect on the cultural impact of the city, while providing a platform for both new and veteran artists. More Inside ›

SYNTH WAVE LIVE 2 Announces 2018 Line-up

Celebrating the second anniversary of Artefaktor Radio, SYNTH WAVE LIVE 2 will take place on Saturday 7th April 2018 at Electrowerkz in London. Headlining the event will be Belgian electronic duo METROLAND. Also making the journey over from Europe to perform at SYNTH WAVE LIVE 2 will be German songstress KATJA VON KASSEL, Sweden synth trio VOGON POETRY, Norwegian post-punk comdo ANTIPOLE and Denmark’s SOFTWAVE who played the inaugural event. More Inside ›

ELECTRI_CITY_CONFERENCE Announces 2017 Line-Up

The 2017 ELECTRI_CITY_CONFERENCE takes place on FRIDAY 27TH and SATURDAY 28TH OCTOBER 2017 in Düsseldorf. Headlining the weekend will be ANNE CLARK and ROBERT GÖRL, while additional live performances come from STRÖME, ARCTIC SUNRISE, ELECTRONIC CIRCUS and KATJA VON KASSEL. There will be also talks by Jonathan Barnbrook and Ebehard Kranemann, while The Electricity Club will be chairing a panel discussion with Zeus B Held and Chris Payne. More Inside ›

A Beginner’s Guide To MIDGE URE

MIDGE URE needs no introduction as one of the UK’s most highly regarded songwriters and musicians. Having become fascinated by KRAFTWERK when they hit the UK charts with ‘Autobahn’ in 1975, he purchased his first synth, a Yamaha CS50 in 1977. Best known for his involvement in ULTRAVOX and VISAGE, The Electricity Club looks back at MIDGE URE’s great adventure in electronic music via this twenty track Beginner’s Guide, with a restriction of one track per album / project More Inside ›

ELECTRONIC CIRCUS Direct Lines EP

Described as “A human cannonball of electronic sounds”, ELECTRONIC CIRCUS was co-founded by Chris Payne, the keyboard and viola virtuoso who was a member of Gary Numan’s band between 1979 to 1990. He notably co-wrote ‘Fade To Grey’. ELECTRONIC CIRCUS began life in 1981 with a single entitled ‘Direct Lines. Gathering together some of the original band including Paul Johnson Rogers, Tim Vince and Mike Stewart, Payne has put together a new four song EP inspired by the song. More Inside ›

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