HILTIPOP is a comparatively new name in electronic pop but the man behind it is something of a veteran in the Swedish music scene. Johansson’s best known project internationally has probably been ALISON, a duo with Karin Bolin Derne that naturally paid homage to YAZOO..
Two new singles 'For Love' and 'Agogo' have just been released, so Magnus Johansson took time out to kindly chat about HILTIPOP and his influences… Continue Reading ›
Sweden is one territory where without doubt, some of the best synth based music has emerged. But a few years ago, strange things happened within the Swedish electronic music community as it began to eat itself…
Thankfully, one faction who are very much of the view that the synth is not dead is Romo Night Records, a label born out of a long standing club night founded in Gothenburg by Tobbe Lande and Tony Ersborg. Their first fruit of labours is ‘Romo Night Records Vol 1’. Continue Reading ›
The best sort of electronic music events are those curated by electronic music enthusiasts, people who actually enthuse about the genre, recognise its history and expel a passion to see it continue as a defined artform.
With VNV NATION, SOLAR FAKE, MARSHEAUX, KARIN PARK and PYSCHE featuring in the Electronic Summer 2015 line-up, a sell-out crowd at the Brewhouse Arena was eagerly anticipating a great weekend of music and culture. Continue Reading ›