It was almost six years to the day that LADYTRON last played London when their lead singer MARNIE made her debut performance as a solo artist at Hackney’s spacious but intimate Nordic themed venue Oslo.
Augmented by Sarah Stanley on keyboards, computers and guitars plus drummer Peter Kelly with possibly the LOUDEST snare in London, if not the world, MARNIE herself had a new Korg Minilogue with its distinctive wooden-look base for company. Continue Reading ›
With their dreamy electronic pop, London based pairing AVEC SANS have been making in-roads in North America lately. Featuring enigmatic vocals of Alice Fox and the intricate production Jack St. James’, their debut album ‘Heartbreak Hi’ has been embraced by DJs such as Rusty Egan and Sacha
As they embark on their own UK tour this Autumn. Alice Fox kindly chatted to The Electricity Club about AVEC SANS’ working dynamic and career to date… Continue Reading ›
Better known as the front face of LADYTRON, Helen Marnie has established herself as a solo artist with her magnificent first opus 'Crystal World', which having been recorded in Iceland, had a feel of cold and serene, yet volatile atmosphere.
And now her long awaited second album 'Strange Words & Weird Wars' announces itself with the first single 'Alphabet Block' a burst of pure pop... Continue Reading ›
Beijing-born songstress FIFI RONG pulls off a surprise with her latest single ‘The Same Road’.
More uptempo than she has even been before with a driving nocturnal resonance, ‘The Same Road’ is accessible while still retaining the airy mystery of her previous work. The synthy soundscape is particularly enticing along with Rong’s distinctive vocal interplay. Directed by her regular visual collaborator Paris Seawell, the video for ‘The Same Road’ sees Rong in enigmatic dance motion. Continue Reading ›
‘We Are’ is the latest single from London based pairing AVEC SANS. Remixed from their debut album ‘Heartbreak Hi’ released in 2016, it is beefed up considerably from the original.
The self-directed video to ‘We Are’ acts as an excellent visual accompaniment with the duo cast in a series of fast cut strobe-induced settings. Certainly, it’s been visually in a live setting that AVEC SANS have made the biggest impression. Continue Reading ›