With their brand new album 'Kinetik', pop trio EKKOES are continuing their upward momentum following a prestigious slot opening for THE HUMAN LEAGUE on 2016’s ‘A Very British Synthesizer Group’ tour. EKKOES released their well-received debut album 'Elekktricity' in Summer 2016.
Dave Fawbert from EKKOES kindly took time out from rehearsals for their album launch gig in London for 'Kinetik' to answer a few questions from The Electricity Club about their career to date… Continue Reading ›
EKKOES release their most accomplished single yet in ‘You Got The Light’, a catchy slice of shiny electronic pop that probably would have made the Capital Radio playlist back in 1991.
Comprising of Jon Beck and Rosalee O’Connell on vocals with Dave Fawbert handling the instrumentation and programming, EKKOES released their debut album 'Elekktricity' in 2016, with three of its tracks co-written and co-produced with MARSHEAUX production team FOTONOVELA. Continue Reading ›
Having remixed NEW ORDER, DEPECHE MODE, PET SHOP BOYS and BLANK & JONES, Berlin-based Mancunian MARK REEDER possesses a notable portfolio of work.
Taking time out from his busy schedule, MARK REEDER chatted to The Electricity Club about a number of his recent music projects, including an exciting new Chinese band called STOLEN he has produced and whose debut album ‘Fragment’ will be released on his iconic record label MFS Continue Reading ›
‘Mauerstadt’ literally translated from German means “wall city” and it’s the title of the new album from renowned Berlin based remixer MARK REEDER. He adds “It’s not a concept album though, it’s basically an album full of tragic love songs”, but he readily admits “ok, it’s basically ‘Collaborator’ part 2”.
'Collaborator' was Reeder’s previous compendium of remixes and of course, musical collaborations released on Factory Benelux in 2014. Continue Reading ›
2016 will forever be remembered as the year when a significant number of cultural icons and popular musical figures left us; DAVID BOWIE, PRINCE, TOMITA, PETE BURNS, COLIN VERNCOMBE, KEITH EMERSON, DON BUCHLA and LEONARD COHEN were just some of the names who sadly departed.
But despite sadness that loomed, the year did produce some good music, particularly in the second half of the year, although in all, 2016 was not a vintage year for electronic pop. Continue Reading ›