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JOHN FOXX: The Metamatic Interview

May 2018 sees a new edition release of JOHN FOXX’s seminal 1980 album ‘Metamatic’. The 3CD package also includes some previously unseen photos and drawings by John with 49 tracks in total. The Electricity Club were fortunate to get an advanced preview of the new additions and there are some real gems in there. JOHN FOXX kindly spoke to The Electricity Club about the gestation of the album and the transition from ULTRAVOX Mk1 to solo artist. Continue Reading ›

Involved: The MESH Retrospective Interview

Often described in the electronica circles as “Bristol’s Finest”, MESH have been creating their very own kind of synthpop since 1991. With the strong core of passionate lyricist Mark Hockings and Richard Silverthorn, the duo have gone from strength to strength, to achieve cult status in Germany. The Electricity Club caught up with one of ‘The Purest People’, talking about the past, present and future of MESH with Richard Silverthorn. Continue Reading ›

BOYTRONIC interview

Since 1983, the Hamburg based BOYTRONIC have dazzled with non-quintessential electronica, not quite fitting into any box. Many line-up changes ensured freshness but guaranteed durability. After ten years since their previous opus ‘Dependence’, they’re back with a dazzling ‘Jewel’. It marks the 2017 reincarnation of the trio with Ingo Hauss, Hayo Lewerentz and James Knights. TEC has a pleasure of chatting to Hayo Lewerentz of BOYTRONIC just in time for their eleventh studio release. Continue Reading ›

A Beginner’s Guide To JOHN FOXX

JOHN FOXX has had a music career that has spanned over four decades and continued to innovate within electronic, experimental and ambient spheres. So with a vast repertoire to his name, what tracks in his various guises would act as a Beginner’s Guide to the man referred to affectionately by some fans as Lord Foxx Of Chorley? With a restriction of one recording per album project, The Electricity Club lists its #Foxx20. Continue Reading ›

Twilight Time: An Interview with JAMES NICE

JamesNice-byPeter Staessens-thumbJames Nice is a music publisher and writer whose acclaimed 2010 book ‘Shadowplayers: The Rise and Fall of Factory Records’ provided a detailed and objective account of the legendary label. He also worked for the prestigious Belgian label Les Disques du Crépuscule  between 1987-91, which he has recently resurrected. Set to open TEC004 on SATURDAY 5TH NOVEMBER with a DJ set of classic tunes from the Crépuscule era, James Nice kindly chatted about his various endeavours. Continue Reading ›

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