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Tag: Duran Duran (page 1 of 4)

LUSTANS LAKEJER Interview

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 ›

A Beginner’s Guide To DURAN DURAN

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 ›

THE FAINT Capsule: 1999-2016

the-faint-capsuleWhen 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. But before the latter pair emerged, there was THE FAINT. More Inside ›

TEC’s 25 CLASSIC STANDALONE SYNTH SINGLES

Standalone-singlesThe 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. So here are The Electricity Club’s 25 Classic Standalone Synth Singles. 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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