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ZEUS B HELD Interview

ZEUS B HELD is the veteran German producer and remixer who has been a key presence in the development of electronic pop music. His production breakthrough came from working with GINA X PERFORMANCE in 1979. He returned to electronic music in 2015 with the release of ‘Logic of Coincidence’ and he teamed up with former TANGERINE DREAM member Steve Schroyder to form DREAM CONTROL. ZEUS B HELD kindly stopped for coffee to chat to The Electricity Club. More Inside ›

A Beginner’s Guide To ZEUS B HELD

Zeus B Held may be not as well-known as Giorgio Moroder, Conny Plank, Martin Rushent, Mike Howlett and Colin Thurston, but the German producer has been a key presence in the development of electronic pop music. Without doubt deserving greater recognition for his adventures in modern recording, The Electricity Club looks back at eighteen of his works, with a restriction of one track per artist moniker… More Inside ›

CHRIS PAYNE vs TEC in Düsseldorf

chris-payne-vs-tecThe Electricity Club’s Chi Ming Lai had the pleasure of interviewing CHRIS PAYNE live on stage during the first day of the 2016 ELECTRI_CITY_CONFERENCE in Düsseldorf. Now domiciled in Normandy, CHRIS PAYNE happily chatted about his period as a member of GARY NUMAN’s band between 1979-89 and the genesis of ‘Fade To Grey’ during soundchecks on ‘The Touring Principle’ in 1979. More Inside ›

PETE BURNS 1959 – 2016

pete-burns-1959-2016-01DEAD OR ALIVE frontman Pete Burns has sadly passed away from a heart attack, aged 57. His manager and one-time band mate Steve Coy said: "It is with the greatest sadness that we have to break the tragic news that our beloved Pete Burns of (Dead or Alive) died suddenly yesterday of a massive cardiac arrest. All of his family and friends are devastated by the loss of our special star”. More Inside ›

TEC’s 25 FAVOURITE CLASSIC 12 INCH VERSIONS

NEON LIGHTS Luminous 12 - Rega2‘Is That The 12 Inch Mix?’ people used to ask… “Sometimes you never knew what you were getting when you bought the 12 inch mix” says Rob Grillo, author of the same titled book tracing the history of the extended format. When done well, the 12 inch extended version could totally surpass the original. With a restriction one track per artist moniker and going up to the period before remixes got a bit daft with the advent of rave culture, here are TEC’s 25 choices… More inside>> More Inside ›

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