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 ›
First launched via a set of mysterious viral videos, IAMAMIWHOAMI helmed by vocalist Jonna Lee and producer Claes Björklund premiered a delightfully odd BJÖRK-like cinematic sound that was enjoyed by the electronic music cognoscenti.
Following their first full length album ‘Kin’, IAMAMIWHOAMI have now birthed ‘Blue’, a natural progression rather than a volte-face. Continue Reading ›
IAMAMIWHOAMI is the enigmatic electronic multimedia project fronted by Jonna Lee and managed by DEF, the same stable that represent THE KNIFE, ROYKSOPP, ROBYN and MOBY worldwide. With GRIMES recently becoming the kooky electro darling of the press lately, IAMAMIWHOAMI could be in line to steal her thunder.
And now, following a track-by-track audio visual campaign, Jonna Lee with silent partner and producer Claes Björklund release their long-awaited first full length physical album ‘Kin’. Continue Reading ›