One person who is not shying from experimenting within the electronica genre is Beijing born, London based FIFI RONG.
Not only has she rebelled against the ordinary in her homeland China and took the bald step of relocating to somewhere she could really emerge. And since, she has. None other than YELLO invited her to tour and perform with them. The Electricity Club is catching up with FIFI RONG just in time for her latest release ‘The One’. Continue Reading ›
Beijing-born songstress FIFI RONG pulls off a surprise with her latest single ‘The Same Road’.
More uptempo than she has even been before with a driving nocturnal resonance, ‘The Same Road’ is accessible while still retaining the airy mystery of her previous work. The synthy soundscape is particularly enticing along with Rong’s distinctive vocal interplay. Directed by her regular visual collaborator Paris Seawell, the video for ‘The Same Road’ sees Rong in enigmatic dance motion. Continue Reading ›
London based FIFI RONG, who fled her birthplace Beijing, having been perceived as "weird" and totally misunderstood in her musical endeavours, has been busy polishing her unusual sound for a few years now.
And now the 'Future Never Comes'... Co-written and produced by long-time fan Mark Rose via the PledgeMusic campaign, Rong showcases the sound of an artist at top of her game. Continue Reading ›
Recorded in Zurich, Swiss electro pioneers YELLO deliver ‘Toy’, their first album since 2009. Dieter Meier and Boris Blank had made a recorded return earlier in the year with the moody 'Why This, Why That & Why?', a track in collaboration with JEAN-MICHEL JARRE as part of his 'Electronica 2: The Heart Of Noise' album.
Despite 37 years of making music together, the distinctive sound of YELLO remains intriguing and distinctly European. Continue Reading ›
Boris Blank founded YELLO at the end of the 1970s, together with Carlos Perón. They were soon joined by singer Dieter Meier and although Perón left for a solo career in 1983, the Swiss group became one of the most respected and influential electronic acts in the world.
YELLO recently thrilled fans by announcing live Shows in Berlin in October. Blank took a few minutes to speak with TEC about the shows and YELLO’s new studio album, ‘Toy’. Continue Reading ›