Tag: Electronic Circus

ELECTRI_CITY_CONFERENCE Announces 2017 Line-Up

The 2017 ELECTRI_CITY_CONFERENCE takes place on FRIDAY 27TH and SATURDAY 28TH OCTOBER 2017 in Düsseldorf. Headlining the weekend will be ANNE CLARK and ROBERT GÖRL, while additional live performances come from STRÖME, ARCTIC SUNRISE, ELECTRONIC CIRCUS and KATJA VON KASSEL. There will be also talks by Jonathan Barnbrook and Ebehard Kranemann, while The Electricity Club will be chairing a panel discussion with Zeus B Held and Chris Payne. More Inside ›

ELECTRONIC CIRCUS Direct Lines EP

Described as “A human cannonball of electronic sounds”, ELECTRONIC CIRCUS was co-founded by Chris Payne, the keyboard and viola virtuoso who was a member of Gary Numan’s band between 1979 to 1990. He notably co-wrote ‘Fade To Grey’. ELECTRONIC CIRCUS began life in 1981 with a single entitled ‘Direct Lines. Gathering together some of the original band including Paul Johnson Rogers, Tim Vince and Mike Stewart, Payne has put together a new four song EP inspired by the song. More Inside ›

A Not So Short Conversation with CHRIS PAYNE

CHRIS PAYNE is best known as being a long standing member of GARY NUMAN’s band between 1979 to 1990. More recently, he has returned to the synthpop fold, co-writing five songs with RUSTY EGAN for his new album ‘Welcome To The Dancefloor’.. With the revival of his old side project ELECTRONIC CIRCUS as well, CHRIS PAYNE chatted to The Electricity Club about... 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 ›

The Electricity Club’s 30 SONGS of 2013

In one of the most productive years ever for electronic music, The Electricity Club has found it extremely difficult to whittle down the list to 30 songs. The standard has been extremely high and songs which would have made the listing in previous years have been left off. So the songs on this alphabetical list have been released in physical formats, or digitally as purchasable or free downloads during the calendar year with a limit of one song per artist moniker. More Inside ›