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Tag: Curxes (page 1 of 5)

CURXES Gilded Cage

CURXES’ second album ‘Gilded Cage’ offers plenty of enigmatic electronically derived oddness. CURXES first appeared in 2011 before releasing the ‘Precurxor’ EP in 2014 and an album ‘Verxes’ a year later. Those disappointed by ‘Verxes’ will savour the more hauntingly electronic ethos of ‘Gilded Cage’. It is more akin to another South Coast songstress GAZELLE TWIN than the DEPECHE MODE being eaten by SIOUXSIE & THE BANSHEES template that characterised their initial work. More Inside ›

BLANCMANGE + CURXES Live at 229

At one of the most prolific stages of his career, Neil Arthur is also on an artistic high with the new BLANCMANGE long player ‘Unfurnished Rooms’ easily surpassing the lame 2017 effort by another act who were also showcased on the influential ‘Some Bizarre Album’ in 1981. Playing host to the second date of the ‘Unfurnished Rooms’ tour was London’s 229, a spacious new venue with an unusually high stage opposite Great Portland Street tube station. More Inside ›

A Short Conversation with CURXES

CURXES first appeared in 2011, releasing the ‘Precurxor’ EP in 2014 and an album ‘Verxes’ a year later. Now comprising of Roberta Fidora, she is now back with her own brand of oblique electronic choral post-pop. With a new album ‘Gilded Cage’ and a four date tour opening for BLANCMANGE on the horizon , Roberta Fidora chatted to The Electricity Club about the new phase of CURXES. More Inside ›

CURXES Verxes

CURXES VerxesSouth Coast Blitz Poppers CURXES first made a splash back in 2011 when they were “a decorative set of bones, channelling the ghosts of discothèques past”. With Roberta Fidora’s powerful vocals and Macaulay Hopwood’s nouvelle vague sensibilities, they issued ‘Precurxor’, an interim mini-album of their earlier material in 2014. Thus in the manner of John The Baptist, ‘Precurxor’ was the one that spoke of the one who will come after; ‘Verxes’ is that collection. More Inside ›

Five Years of TEC: 25 Favourite Artist Introductions 2010 – 2014

TEC 5 years-02When The Electricity Club became reality on 13th March 2010, it was on the back of a resurgence in electronic pop music. TEC’s ‘Introducing…’ feature was a platform to showcase promising new talent within the genre and proved that electronic music had not been killed off by Britpop. Around 70 acts have been featured and from these, a number of worthy graduates from the Synth Britannia school and the like emerged. Meanwhile a number were just promising, their talent stifled by line-up changes, record company politics and even geography. So here are TEC’s 25 favourite artist introductions, listed in the chronological order that they were originally featured on the site. More Inside ›

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