Since March 2010, The Electricity Club has built up a big portfolio of live reports featuring gigs by evergreens such as JEAN-MICHEL JARRE, OMD and HEAVEN 17 to modern day exponents of electronic music like EAST INDIA YOUTH, NIGHT CLUB, VILE ELECTRODES and TENEK.
Events both home and abroad have also been reviewed. All of TEC’s live reports have been archived in an easy-to-use page set in reverse chronological order. More inside ›
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Posted in Live Reports
Tagged with: A-Ha, Analog Angel, B-Movie, Blancmange, Blue Zoo, Chris Payne, Chvrches, Claudia Brücken, Cold War Night Life, Covenant, Depeche Mode, Die Krupps, Dubstar, Duran Duran, East India Youth, Electri_City Conference, Electronic Summer, Erasure, FFS, Gary Numan, Hannah Peel, Heaven 17, Howard Jones, IAMX, Jean-Michel Jarre, John Foxx, John Grant, Karin Park, Karl Bartos, Kid Kasio, Kovak, Ladytron, Marsheaux, Mesh, Michael Rother, Mirrors, New Order, Night Club, Nina, OMD, Orbital, Page, Peter Hook, Republica, Richard Barbieri, Rodney Cromwell, Rusty Egan, Sin Cos Tan, SMPJ, Soulwax, Sparks, Speak & Spell, Tenek, Tiny Magnetic Pets, Ultravox, Underworld, Vile Electrodes, Villa Nah, Wolfgang Flür, Wrangler
LUSTANS LAKEJER are the unga moderna trailblazers who were once described as Sweden’s answer to DURAN DURAN. The band came to international attention when their third long player ‘En Plats I Solen’ was produced by Richard Barbieri of JAPAN.
With LUSTANS LAKEJER to tour ‘En Plats I Solen’ later this year, singer Johan Kinde kindly chatted to The Electricity Club about the band’s career…More inside ›
DURAN DURAN were described by The Guardian in 2015 as “an electronic band with a heavy rock guitarist bolted on”.
With a restriction of one song per album project, this is not a ‘best of’ list or a history of the band. Friends of mine, this is The Electricity Club’s own Beginner’s Guide to the work of DURAN DURAN…More inside ›
When the new millennium began, things were grim for the electronic pop fan… the mainstream music scene had been infiltrated by the tedium of landfill indie.
However, there were new beacons of hope in LADYTRON and GOLDFRAPP, while synthpop was to become the rogue element of rock bands such as THE KILLERS and THE BRAVERY.
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The single is the lifeblood of pop music, serving the purpose of a trailer to an artist’s new album or as an entity on its own. The non-album single first came to prominence with THE BEATLES and THE WALKER BROTHERS.
All the singles listed here were released in 7 inch format and not included on any of the artist’s original edition albums in the UK.
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Posted in Lists & Beginner's Guides
Tagged with: China Crisis, Depeche Mode, Duran Duran, Erasure, Fad Gadget, Gary Numan, Heaven 17, Japan, John Foxx, Joy Division, Kraftwerk, New Order, OMD, Pet Shop Boys, Robert Görl, Simple Minds, Soft Cell, Sparks, The Blue Nile, The Cure, The Human League, Thomas Dolby, Ultravox, Vangelis