With a less intense release schedule than last year, it was a bit more straightforward for The Electricity Club to choose its songs of 2014. Whereas 2013 had a short list of 45 songs, 2014 was closer to 35 although not the struggle to find 30 as was the case in 2012.
As usual, they are listed in alphabetical order and all have been released either in physical formats, or digitally as purchasable or free downloads during the calendar year. Here are TEC’s 30 Songs of 2014. Continue Reading ›
When CURXES first made a splash on the scene back in Summer 2011, they were “a decorative set of bones, channelling the ghosts of discothèques past”. With minor keys and Chromatic chord structures , they sounded not unlike DEPECHE MODE being eaten by SIOUXSIE & THE BANSHEES.
Things have changed a little since then so before the debut album proper, CURXES have issued an interim mini-album of their excellent earlier material as a clearing of the decks exercise. Continue Reading ›
Here are The Electricity Club’s 30 Songs of 2012, listed in alphabetical order. All have been released either in physical formats or digitally as purchasable or free downloads during the calendar year.
However, the list is limited to one song per artist and does not include tracks which are exclusive to streams and videos or DJs only promos like TENEK’s excellent remix of REPUBLICA’s ‘Christiana Obey’… so maybe next year perhaps? Continue Reading ›
It was a year which saw classic and new stand side-by-side as comrades in arms for the synthesizer. In possibly the event of the year, 'Back To The Phuture - Tomorrow Is Today' at London's Troxy saw godfathers GARY NUMAN and JOHN FOXX supported by MIRRORS.
The Brighton quartet reappeared in the summer when the Vintage Festival Electronic Phuture Revue gave us a celebration of synthpop cool with performances by ONETWO, RECOIL, THOMAS DOLBY and HEAVEN 17. Continue Reading ›