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TEC Gold: TRANSMISSIONS ARCHIVE

Yellow+Magic+Orchestra+ymoOver the last six years, The Electricity Club has written a large number of features that fall outside of the standard interview or review format.

Articles have included new artist introductions, lost albums, song listings based around a variety of topics, beginner’s guides on highly regarded personalities and TEC’s tongue-in-cheek Carry On Synthpop series. These Transmissions have been archived on a page in reverse chronological order. More inside ›

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TEC’s 25 FAVOURITE DIGITAL SYNTHS

The switch to digital technology in the production of synthesizers caused a seismic shift not just in the way that music was produced, but also how analogue devices were perceived.

The synths chosen are also from the first wave of digital synths and as such doesn’t include any of the current wave of digital-based products.More inside ›

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TEC’s 2016 End Of Year Review

tec2016review-mopho2016 will forever be remembered as the year when a significant number of cultural icons and popular musical figures left us; DAVID BOWIE, PRINCE, TOMITA, PETE BURNS, COLIN VERNCOMBE, KEITH EMERSON, DON BUCHLA and LEONARD COHEN were just some of the names who sadly departed.

But despite sadness that loomed, the year did produce some good music, particularly in the second half of the year, although in all, 2016 was not a vintage year for electronic pop.More inside ›

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TEC PANEL INTERVIEW 2016

The Electricity Club’s annual panel interview gathers personalities from within independent electronic music to discuss the state of the synth nation.

This year’s panel features Paul Boddy from SPEAK & SPELL, Adam Cresswell aka RODNEY CROMWELL and Rob Green of THE DEPARTMENT. Together, they chewed the fat over a number of varied questions posed by TEC’s chief editor Chi Ming Lai…More inside ›

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THE ELECTRICITY CLUB’s 30 Songs Of 2016

tec2016Overall, 2016 was not a vintage year, but there were plenty of quality songs on offer throughout the year and a number were significantly outstanding.

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…

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