Having started his career at London's Blackwing Studios in 1980 as an assistant engineer, John Fryer had a very basic knowledge of recording technology. Employed by Eric Radcliffe, he promptly progressed from engineering into production.
With a restriction of one track per album project, here are The Electricity Club’s eighteen songs choices in its Beginner’s Guide to the studio legend that is John Fryer, with additional choice commentary from the man himself. Continue Reading ›
Without doubt, Mute Records is one of the most important record labels in the history of electronic music. While the early electronic legacy of Virgin Records helped the genre gain its first foothold in the mainstream, the discerning ethos of Mute has maintained its presence in both pop and more experimental fields.
So what twenty albums or EPs best represent Mute’s electronic legacy? With a restriction of one release per artist moniker, here are The Electricity Club’s choices. Continue Reading ›
JOHN FRYER is the renowned producer, engineer and musician who was also a member of THIS MOTRAL COIL and worked with FAD GADGET, DEPECHE MODE, YAZOO, COCTEAU TWINS, MODERN ENGLISH, SWANS and NINE INCH NAILS.
Fryer will be making appearance at ‘A Secret Wish’ on SUNDAY 19TH APRIL 2015 in London with a special DJ set that will cover the range of his work for 4AD and Mute. The line-up will also feature live sets from SISTA MANNEN PÅ JORDEN and VILE ELECTRODES. JOHN FRYER kindly chatted to The Electricity Club about his varied career and what he may have in store for his DJ set at ‘A Secret Wish’. Continue Reading ›
Bionic Bubblepunk duo HYPERBUBBLE made a rare visit to the UK recently when they were invited to play HELEN LOVE’s ‘Does Your Heart Go Boom?’ all dayer at The Lexington in London.
It was their first gig in the capital and in front of an audience more used to feisty indie pop, they won over the audience with their quirky electronic performance art. After their enjoyable set, HYPERBUBBLE kindly chatted to The Electricity Club about Synths, Justice and The American Way. Continue Reading ›
Native to the wonderfully named Ljubljana in Slovenia, Torul Torulsson, a talented songwriter and producer met guitarist and live synth player Borut Dolenec at a party. Torulsson and lead vocalist Jan Jenko came together through a mutual producer friend.
TORUL’s current album - the highly contagious 'Tonight We Dream Fiercely' - was released in Europe in April. Launch single ‘Glow' sets the benchmark for a collection of magnificent electronic tracks, each easily a single in their own right. Continue Reading ›