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Deniz Çiçek and Robert Heitmann formed KRAKÓW LOVES ADANA after months of eyeing each other up at the same nightclubs in Germany. Their bond led them to make melancholic dream pop together.
Recorded over two years at their home studio in Hamburg, KRAKÓW LOVES ADANA present 'Darkest Dreams'. Deniz Çiçek spoke to The Electricity Club about an album that explores the human condition’s deepest fantasies and desires. Continue Reading ›
In Autumn 2019, CHROMATICS broke a seven year silence between albums with the release of ‘Closer To Grey’.
However, scrutiny revealed 'Closer To Grey' to have a ‘VII’ subtitle in blood red on the artwork. That was because an album called ‘Dear Tommy’ had been announced in 2015 and yet to be released as album number six. The ‘Dear Tommy’ announcement has been trailed by a purple hazed video for a great new airy synth driven song entitled ‘Teacher’. Continue Reading ›
Jorja Chalmers’ debut LP ‘Human Again’ was something of a conceptual observation on the human condition, a musical reality check following the artifice of adulation.
While the Australian multi-instrumentalist has been something of a live veteran, having been part of the London music scene as a member of HOTEL MOTEL in the mid-noughties, Jorja Chalmers’ set at The Lexington was her first ever solo performance. Continue Reading ›
2019 was a year of 40th Anniversaries, celebrating the synth becoming the sound of pop when ‘Are Friends Electric?’ reached No1 in the UK chart in 1979.
Despite the fall of The Berlin Wall 30 years ago, there were more evident swipes to the right than there had been for a long time, with the concept of Brexit Electro becoming a rather unpleasant reality. So in these more sinister times, the need for classic uplifting electronic pop was higher than ever. Continue Reading ›
2019 was good for new music. The first two thirds of the year was particularly strong for up-and-coming talent, while a number of veterans returned to making music with synths for the first time in many years.
Inevitably, the quality of new releases couldn’t be sustained and things tailed off during the Autumn period. As per usual with a restriction of one song per artist moniker and presented in alphabetical order, these are The Electricity Club’s 30 SONGS OF 2019… Continue Reading ›