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Tag: Fred Ventura

KNIGHT$ Interview

Combining the Italo spirit of SAVAGE and RAF with British exponents of the form such as PET SHOP BOYS and NEW ORDER, the debut album by KNIGHT$ is one of the best albums of 2019. Gathered together in the corner of a bar in Hoxton to avoid the barrage of televised football, James Knights chatted to The Electricity Club about the making of 'Dollars & Cents', working with ITALOCONNECTION, plans for his upcoming showsand surviving the vultures circulating in the music industry… Continue Reading ›

KNIGHT$ Dollars & Cents

Coming over like the love child of Richard Butler and Neil Tennant, James Knights has been making synthwaves with sparkly Britalo! Shiny disco pop is what his KNIGHT$ alter-ego is all about. Combining the melodic Italo Disco spirit of SAVAGE and RAF with British exponents of the form such as PET SHOP BOYS and NEW ORDER, 'Dollars & Cents' is a joyous ray of sunshine. ‘Dollars & Cents’ is a very immediate electronic pop record Continue Reading ›

TEC’S 25 FAVOURITE ITALO DISCO TRACKS

Italo Disco coincided with the growing use of synthesizers, vocoders and drum machines within dance music and became a distinct sub-genre with its own electro heart. Despite its name, Italo Disco was not strictly a native affair. In these darker, more turbulent times, the sunnier escapist disposition of Italo Disco is just what the Doctor Rhythm ordered. So here are 25 nominally Italo Disco tracks which have brought a smile to The Electricity Club’s face, with a restriction of one track per artist. Continue Reading ›