Championed by none other than Vince Clarke and signed to his VeryRecords, REED & CAROLINE have just completed a successful US tour with ERASURE. Reed Hays and Caroline Schutz’s 2016 debut album ‘Buchla & Singing’ did what it said on the tin. Its follow-up 'Hello Science' is a much more on point as a distinct pop focussed offering.
Now back home, Reed Hays kindly chatted to The Electricity Club about science, Buchlas, Orchestrons and his radio show with Vince Clarke… Continue Reading ›
Currently opening for ERASURE in North America, REED & CAROLINE are the quirky Buchla driven duo who for their second album declared “Formulate hypotheses and gather all the facts – it’s science! It’s all about science!”
That second album entitled 'Hello Science' was released by Vince Clarke’s Very Records and song titles have included 'Dark Matter’. Like AU REVOIR SIMONE meeting NEW ORDER for a jam session in Greenwich Village, it asks “Does dark matter matter?” Continue Reading ›
REED & CAROLINE’s debut album ‘Buchla & Singing’ did what it said on the tin and with it came charming quirky synthpop like ‘John & Rene’ and ‘Electron’.
Championed by none other than Vince Clarke and signed to his Very Records, Reed Hays and Caroline Schutz successfully combined tunes with electronic experimentation.
Their second album ‘Hello Science’ is more of the same, but with cello and a Vako Orchestron added to the playground apparatus. Continue Reading ›
KITE BASE released their debut long player ‘Latent Whispers’ in 2017. Comprising of two bass guitars and electronics courtesy of a Dave Smith Instruments Tempest drum machine affectionately named Alan, the dynamic duo are SAVAGES' bassist Ayşe Hassan and the haunting vocal presence of Kendra Frost.
Kendra Frost kindly took time out to chat to The Electricity Club about the ongoing progression of KITE BASE, as well as her new found passion for synth building and sound design. Continue Reading ›
The world found itself in a rather antagonistic and divisive state this year, as if none of the lessons from the 20th Century’s noted conflicts and stand-offs had been learnt. After a slow start to 2017, there was a bumper crop of new music from a number of established artists.
Overall, it was artists of a more mature disposition who held their heads high and delivered, as some newer acts went out of their way to test the patience of audiences by drowning them in sleep while coming over like TRAVIS on VSTs.
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