Born in Halifax, Sarah Blackwood has been a most striking vocal and visual presence since 1995 when DUBSTAR hit the UK singles charts with ‘Not So Manic Now’. Although best known as the front woman of DUBSTAR and CLIENT, Sarah Blackwood has always been open to collaboration.
By way of a Beginner’s Guide to her work, here are eighteen recordings highlighting the varied musical portfolio of Sarah Blackwood, presented in chronological order with a restriction of one track per album project. Continue Reading ›
Sitting on the sofa with my now thirteen year old daughter, who over the years has acquired a rather sarcastic sense of humour (who on Earth does she get that from?!) and pondering how to approach this task of reviewing ‘The Electricity Club’ compilation, makes us both burst out with hearty laughter.
After all, she wants to rise to the occasion properly, and review things "just like Mummy does". Children have the innate ability to always tell the truth... Continue Reading ›
Amour Records / Minos EMI / Universal Music in collaboration with Undo Records are to release a 2CD compilation compiled by The Electricity Club. Capturing its ethos to feature the best in new and classic electronic pop music, this compilation is the culmination of a period which has seen the resurgence of the genre.
Over the years, The Electricity Club appears to have reflected the interests of people who love the Synth Britannia era. Continue Reading ›
With their brand new album 'Kinetik', pop trio EKKOES are continuing their upward momentum following a prestigious slot opening for THE HUMAN LEAGUE on 2016’s ‘A Very British Synthesizer Group’ tour. EKKOES released their well-received debut album 'Elekktricity' in Summer 2016.
Dave Fawbert from EKKOES kindly took time out from rehearsals for their album launch gig in London for 'Kinetik' to answer a few questions from The Electricity Club about their career to date… Continue Reading ›
EKKOES release their most accomplished single yet in ‘You Got The Light’, a catchy slice of shiny electronic pop that probably would have made the Capital Radio playlist back in 1991.
Comprising of Jon Beck and Rosalee O’Connell on vocals with Dave Fawbert handling the instrumentation and programming, EKKOES released their debut album 'Elekktricity' in 2016, with three of its tracks co-written and co-produced with MARSHEAUX production team FOTONOVELA. Continue Reading ›