It cannot be denied that it was GARY NUMAN who became the world's first synthesizer pop star. He won the Best Male Singer category at the 1979 British Rock and Pop Awards, the-then equivalent of the BRITs.
Not a best of listing, this expanded twenty-two track Beginner’s Guide by The Electricity Club chronicles the varied musical adventures of GARY NUMAN through his own work and collaborations, with a restriction of one track per album project. More Inside ›
Fresh from the artistic and critical high of ‘Splinter (Songs From A Broken Mind)’, GARY NUMAN has finally unleashed his twentieth album ‘Savage (Songs From A Broken World)’.
While its predecessor was a very personal record, ‘Savage’ looks at wider environmental issues. It was conceived around a post-apocalyptic world reduced to desert as a result of global warming, because “the world’s leaders had failed to stop the rising temperature of the planet until it became an unstoppable catastrophe”. More Inside ›
Possibly one of the best electronic albums of 2017, ‘Zombies 1985’ is the latest release by I SPEAK MACHINE, the enticing audio / visual collaboration between musician Tara Busch and filmmaker Maf Lewis.
What had been intended to be a more abstract EP turned into a full length album. The end result will no doubt satisfy the curiosity of those with a penchant for stranger things. I SPEAK MACHINE kindly chatted to TEC about the creative in-roads that led to their own day of the dead… More Inside ›
ZEUS B HELD is the veteran German producer and remixer who has been a key presence in the development of electronic pop music. His production breakthrough came from working with GINA X PERFORMANCE in 1979.
He returned to electronic music in 2015 with the release of ‘Logic of Coincidence’ and he teamed up with former TANGERINE DREAM member Steve Schroyder to form DREAM CONTROL. ZEUS B HELD kindly stopped for coffee to chat to The Electricity Club. More Inside ›
The Android In La La Land is back, back! BACK! While ‘My Name Is Ruin’ does borrow heavily from ‘Love Hurt Bleed’, one of the highlights from ‘Splinter’, it features several interesting musical directions.
Meanwhile the song features vocals from GARY NUMAN’s daughter Persia which add a distinctly ghostly edge to proceedings. She even makes an appearance in the superbly panoramic post-apocalyptic video filmed in the Californian dessert. More Inside ›