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POLYCHROME Interview

POLYCHROME’s brand of filmic dreamwave as showcased on their self-titled 2018 debut album found favour with TV producers and advertising agencies around the world. Having recently signed to Outland Recordings, both parties are celebrating their union with the release of a brand new single ‘Starts With A Kiss’. Vicky Harrison chatted to The Electricity Club about the evolving sound of POLYCHROME. Continue Reading ›

CHROMATICS Teacher

In Autumn 2019, CHROMATICS broke a seven year silence between albums with the release of ‘Closer To Grey’. However, scrutiny revealed 'Closer To Grey' to have a ‘VII’ subtitle in blood red on the artwork. That was because an album called ‘Dear Tommy’ had been announced in 2015 and yet to be released as album number six. The ‘Dear Tommy’ announcement has been trailed by a purple hazed video for a great new airy synth driven song entitled ‘Teacher’. Continue Reading ›

The Electricity Club’s 30 SONGS OF THE DECADE 2010-2019

To narrow down ten years of electronic pop to 30 songs was always going to be a challenging task, but The Electricity Club has given it a go to offer its own subjective twist. As per usual, The Electricity Club’s lists are all about rules. So this one has not only been restricted to one song per artist moniker but also to one vocalist. Presented in alphabetical order, here are The Electricity Club’s 30 SONGS OF THE DECADE 2010-2019… Continue Reading ›

TEC’s 2019 End Of Year Review

2019 was a year of 40th Anniversaries, celebrating the synth becoming the sound of pop when ‘Are Friends Electric?’ reached No1 in the UK chart in 1979. Despite the fall of The Berlin Wall 30 years ago, there were more evident swipes to the right than there had been for a long time, with the concept of Brexit Electro becoming a rather unpleasant reality. So in these more sinister times, the need for classic uplifting electronic pop was higher than ever. Continue Reading ›

CHROMATICS, DESIRE + DOUBLE MIXTE Live in London

It may have been ‘Double Exposure’ but the Italians Do It Better triple bill at The Roundhouse in London was a conceptual artistic triumph from the bottom up. Headlined by CHROMATICS, the line-up also included their label mates DESIRE and DOUBLE MIXTE with all three acts having the multi-instrumentalist, producer and IDIB head honcho Johnny Jewel in common. Stylishly conceived and presented, it was like a danceable art installation. Continue Reading ›

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