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A Beginner’s Guide to PET SHOP BOYS Collaborations + Remixes

Bridging the gap between Synth Britannia and Acid House, PET SHOP BOYS first found international success with ‘West End Girls’ in 1986. Since their imperial phase, they have shown their versatility in projects ranging from producing or remixing other artists and running their own Spaghetti Records label to assorted theatre, film and ballet commissions. Presented in chronological order with a limit of one track per artist project, here are 20 tracks by PET SHOP BOYS… collaboratively! Continue Reading ›

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. Continue Reading ›

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… Continue Reading ›

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. Continue Reading ›

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”. Continue Reading ›

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