Moody electronic duo KALEIDA finally release their debut album ‘Tear The Roots’. Having come to wider attention opening for RÓISÍN MURPHY on her European tour in 2015, vocalist Christina Wood and synthesist Cicely Goulder released two EPs ‘Think’ and ‘Detune’ in 2015 and 2016 respectively.
The title song of the former release was included on the soundtrack of the 2014 noir action thriller ‘John Wick’. And ‘Think’ is the only track from those two EPs to adorn ‘Tear The Roots’. Continue Reading ›
London based duo KALEIDA first gained wider attention while supporting RÓISÍN MURPHY on her 2015 European tour.
While some have compared vocalist Christina Wood and synthesist Cicely Goulder to PURITY RING, AUSTRA and LADYTRON, The Electricity Club thinks their brooding demeanour is more akin to BLACK NAIL CABARET, EMIKA and early EURYTHMICS. Continue Reading ›
Berlin-based EMIKA is one of the dark horses of UK electronic music. With her trademark sub-dub bass, an unsettling creepiness looms in her brand of experimental pop. Her introverted electronica has developed into a more expansive, immediate template via her third album ‘Drei’ in 2015.
EMIKA is currently completing her first classical project 'How To Make A Symphony'. But the interregnum sees the release of an EP entitled 'Flashbacks'. Continue Reading ›
In a far more productive year than 2014, many electronic music veterans returned to the fold in 2015 with their first new albums for many years.
There were plenty of releases from independent acts too, with Nordic Europe being a particularly strong territory once again. With a restriction of one song per artist moniker, here are The Electricity Club’s 30 SONGS OF 2015… Continue Reading ›
Over the five years since its inception in 2010, The Electricity Club has aimed to highlight the best new music within the electronic pop world. But with so much music and only a finite allocation of time, songs have slipped under the radar occasionally, or perhaps only received a glancing mention. However, a bit of time and distance can reveal if these recordings really are actually lost gems and whether The Electricity Club missed the boat.
So here are 30 songs covering the period between March 2010 to December 2014 which The Electricity Club feels are worthy of rediscovery. Continue Reading ›