As a trailer to her first lull length album ‘Who Am I’, SARAH P. has unveiled a striking video for the title track… it comes over as possibly her sparsest and most emotive number yet.
With hypnotising hints of KATE BUSH, percolating Sakamoto-like textures prevail as the Greek-born songstress announces “I don’t know where I come from… do you know my name?” before a metronomic beat kicks in... Continue Reading ›
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 choice of digital synthesizers here is a fairly personal one and it isn’t intended to endorse a particular product. 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. Continue Reading ›
Canada often treats the listener of electronica to some sparkling gems, including GRIMES, DELERIUM, SKINNY PUPPY, FRONT LINE ASSEMBLY or RATIONAL YOUTH, and PARALLELS are now one of them.
Known for their use of vintage synths, including the Korg PolySix and Juno 60, the self-confessed fans of DEPECHE MODE, KATE BUSH and NEW ORDER have now released their third opus 'Metropolis'. Continue Reading ›
Since her debut album ‘The Broken Wave’ in early 2011, HANNAH PEEL's collaborations with JOHN FOXX & THE MATHS and BEYOND THE WIZARDS SLEEVE have seen more electronic elements absorbed into her own work.
‘Awake But Always Dreaming’ is Peel’s long awaited second album. It is an adventurous electronically textured experience, taking its lead from artists like THE BLUE NILE and KATE BUSH while Delia and Daphne also linger in the background. Continue Reading ›
KATE BUSH’s return to live performance this year has highlighted the debt owned to her by any number of female fronted musical projects. The more epic, gothic overtones of Bush’s work have now appeared in a new Brooklyn based electro duo called AZAR SWAN.
Comprising of Zohra Atash and Joshua Strawn, AZAR SWAN’s drum machine laden, synth and sample assisted template dominates their second album ‘And Blow Us A Kiss’. Continue Reading ›