2019 was a year of 40th Anniversaries, celebrating the synth becoming the sound of pop when ‘Are Friends Electric?’ reached No1 in the UK chart in 1979.
Despite the fall of The Berlin Wall 30 years ago, there were more evident swipes to the right than there had been for a long time, with the concept of Brexit Electro becoming a rather unpleasant reality. So in these more sinister times, the need for classic uplifting electronic pop was higher than ever. Continue Reading ›
FEMMEPOP aka Margaret O’Sullivan carries the baton of Irish electronic music rather proudly, alongside other Emerald Isle acts like CIRCUIT3, TINY MAGNETIC PETS, iEUROPEAN or EMBRACE THE CRISIS.
‘London’ reflects FEMMEPOP’s continuing love affair with the city she’s living in, its sounds, tastes, looks and enormous diversity, which makes it the amazing place it is. While the previous offerings were utilising her main instrument, the voice, ‘London’ is devoid of any vocals. Continue Reading ›
Independent Irish electronic artist Margaret O' Sullivan is the lady behind FEMMEPOP.
Dublin is brimming with synth acts now like TINY MAGNETIC PETS, CIRCUIT3, EMBRACE THE CRISIS and iEUROPEAN, so it’s only natural that further south, the city of Cork should want to join in the fun as well. FEMMEPOP’s most recent release was the ‘CYM’ EP. In 2018, FEMMEPOP collaborated with MECHA MAIKO on ‘Tomodachi’ as well as working with ROBERT PARKER on ‘Demise’. Continue Reading ›