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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.

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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.

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The Electricity Club’s 30 SONGS OF 2014

wasp TECWith 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.

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The Electricity Club’s 2014 End Of Year Review

TEC003With 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,

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THE BEAUTY OF THE SYNTHESIZER

Beauty Of The SynthesizerFollowing the publication of a ‘25 Frontwomen That Defined Britpop Beauty’ list by fashion blog Never Under Dressed, The Electricity Club pondered as to what a synthpop list would look like?

So in alphabetical order and confined to women who front primarily electronic acts and / or play synths in the new millennium,

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