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Tag: Emilie Simon

Five Years of TEC: 30 Favourite Gigs 2010 – 2014

In the five years since its formation on 13th March 2010, The Electricity Club has reviewed over a hundred gigs and witnessed some fabulous live performances as well as some not so great ones… one was so bad in fact, TEC declined to submit a review in the end! Listed in chronological order with a restriction of one headline gig per artist, here are The Electricity Club’s 30 favourite gigs from the period between 2010 to 2014… modesty prevents The Electricity Club from listing its own events. Continue Reading ›

THE BEAUTY OF THE SYNTHESIZER

Beauty Of The SynthesizerFollowing the publication of a ‘25 Frontwomen That Defined Britpop Beauty’ list by fashion blog Never Under Dressed, The Electricity Club pondered as to what a synthpop list would look like? In the Synth Britannia heyday, other than Alison Moyet, Annie Lennox, Gillian Gilbert, Claudia Brücken and Terri Nunn, there were very few women involved in electronic pop music as equals. Of course, today it is very different. Here are The Electricity Club’s choices to represent The Beauty Of The Synthesizer. Continue Reading ›

EMILIE SIMON The Big Machine

EMILIE SIMON DreamlandEMILIE SIMON’s ‘The Big Machine’ has finally secured a UK release and a good thing too. With the recent success of LITTLE BOOTS and the return of GOLDFRAPP, this electro princess has timed her entrance at just the right moment to join the party and unleash her Gallic style of avant-pop. This chanteuse from Montpellier has been a leading exponent of electro-chanson in her home country for several years now, releasing her first self-titled album in 2003. Continue Reading ›

EMILIE SIMON Live at the Jazz Café

In the intimate confines of London's Jazz Café, electronic chanteuse EMILIE SIMON gave a rare UK performance showcasing her first British release 'The Big Machine'. Although firmly established as a star in France since 2004 with her self-titled debut and its follow up 'Vegetal', 'The Big Machine' is the Brooklyn-based Mademoiselle's first album primarily sung in English. Continue Reading ›