“The medium of reinterpretation” as HEAVEN 17 and BEF’s Martyn Ware once put it, is still very much present in the 21st Century. However, a newish phenomenon of covering an entire album has appeared in more recent years
So as a follow-up to TEC’s 25 Classic Synth Covers’ listing, here is a selection taken from reinterpretations recorded from 2000 to the present day, restricted to one song per artist moniker and presented in chronological order. Continue Reading ›
Stockholm based singer / songwriter Ester Ideskog, otherwise known as VANBOT, has undoubtedly produced the most striking album of her career following the comparatively conventional offerings of ‘Vanbot’ and ‘Perfect Storm’.
‘Siberia’ is the result of a 17 day journey on the Trans-Siberian railway, recorded by Ideskog with collaborators Johannes Berglund and Petter Winnberg while cooped up in a small carriage compartment. Continue Reading ›
Overall, 2016 was not a vintage year, but there were plenty of quality songs on offer throughout the year and a number were significantly outstanding.
Rounding down to a final 30 songs is always difficult but after much deliberation and with a restriction of one song per artist moniker, here are The Electricity Club’s 30 Songs of 2016 in alphabetical order… Continue Reading ›
I AM SNOW ANGEL has unveiled a striking video to ‘Losing Face’, the closing song on her recently released ‘Desert’ EP. The project of songwriter and producer Julie Kathryn, the haunting tension of ‘Losing Face’ accentuates a variety of electronic and organic colours.
The monochromatic video itself sees Julie Kathryn give a pole dance interpretation of ‘Losing Face’ with choreography and coaching by Chloette Gotye. Continue Reading ›
The idea of FEMALE FREQUENCY is to empower women to write, mix, produce their own music, to market it, to perform it, to be thoroughly responsible for every aspect of the musical journey and to do it all in a girl only environment is what the collective is advocating.
The Electricity Club chatted to FEMALE FREQUENCY about the project and how it aims to influence women to take the reins of all aspect of music making. Continue Reading ›