JORI HULKKONEN is one of Europe’s most highly regarded electronic producers, yet remains something of a hidden secret. While a fan of synthesized pop such as PET SHOP BOYS, NEW ORDER and JOHN FOXX, Hulkkonen’s love of Detroit techno and house music has brought a rhythmical edge to his many productions and remixes.
With such a varied catalogue of work and projects, TEC looks back at the career of JORI HULKKONEN in the shape of this Beginner’s Guide.… More Inside ›
Without doubt, Mute Records is one of the most important record labels in the history of electronic music. While the early electronic legacy of Virgin Records helped the genre gain its first foothold in the mainstream, the discerning ethos of Mute has maintained its presence in both pop and more experimental fields.
So what twenty albums or EPs best represent Mute’s electronic legacy? With a restriction of one release per artist moniker, here are The Electricity Club’s choices. More Inside ›
With 2013 having been one of the strongest years in electronic pop since its post-punk heyday, 2014 was always going to struggle to compete, despite it being the 50th Anniversary of the Moog synthesizer’s first prototype demonstration at the Audio Engineering Society convention in October 1964.
While 2014 was nowhere near in terms of the high profile releases of 2013 or even 2011, it certainly surpassed the comparatively quiet year of 2012. But there were still a lot of live shows as momentum continued in support of the previous year’s releases. More Inside ›
XAN TYLER is perhaps best known in electronic music circles as the vocalist of cult synthpop duo TECHNIQUE who had two minor hit singles ‘Sun Is Shining’ and ‘You & Me’ in 1999, both under the auspices of acclaimed producer Stephen Hague.
She continued to work on a variety of projects and has now unleashed a new solo EP ‘Into The Blue’. Now based in Scotland, XAN TYLER kindly spoke to The Electricity Club about her career. More Inside ›
After a five year long hibernation, CLIENT are back with a new line-up and studio album ‘Authority’. Client A remains the driving force behind the act, but has now been joined by new lead vocalist Client N and musically by David Francolini - a producer / musician with a pretty diverse musical background.
Client A kindly spoke to The Electricity Club about what motivated her to reboot CLIENT, some of the act’s history and what we can expect from the new album. More Inside ›