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A Beginner’s Guide To BENGE

Developing on a childhood fascination with electronic sound, after finishing art school, Ben Edwards set up a music studio in London and began acquiring discarded vintage synthesizers to equip it. So by way of a Beginner’s Guide to Benge, here are 18 examples of his work, subject to a limit of one track per artist moniker or combination, presented in yearly and then alphabetical order. As his own blog says “It’s full of stars”! Continue Reading ›

IMI Interview

Leeds based singer / songwriter IMI has made a fine impression in 2019 as one of the most promising new synth acts of the year. Blessed with a glorious soprano in the vein of Alison Goldfrapp and Tara Busch, what has also stood out is the widescreen aesthetic of her music with sharp electronic melodies and inventive arrangements. She will be playing TEC006 at Electrowerkz in London on Saturday 30th November 2019. IMI kindly talked about her past, present and future… Continue Reading ›

IMI Live at The Finsbury

Leeds based singer / songwriter IMI has made a fine impression in 2019 as one of the most promising new synth acts of the year. Blessed with a glorious soprano in the vein of Alison Goldfrapp and Tara Busch, what has also stood out is the widescreen aesthetic of her music with sharp electronic melodies and inventive arrangements. IMI made a rare live appearance in London at The Finsbury to showcase her intelligent avant pop. Continue Reading ›

Introducing IMI

Alison Goldfrapp and Tara Busch need to watch out, there’s a new synth girl in town, she’s got a Moog Sub Phatty and she’s going to use it… Leeds based singer / songwriter IMI is gifted with a most glorious soprano but not only that, she applies that and her love of analogue synths to an intelligent avant pop aesthetic. IMI’s recently released EP 'Lines' contains three dramatically layered electronic mood pieces that encapsulate the early cinematic ambition of GOLDFRAPP. Continue Reading ›

TEC’s 25 21ST CENTURY SYNTH COVERS

“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 ›

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