synth.nu is a Swedish language web publication that covers a broad spectrum of electronic music. Founded in 2005, like The Electricity Club, synth.nu follows an ethos that covers both new and established acts.
Following a first meeting at the Electronic Summer 2015 Festival in Gothenburg, synth.nu's Martin Brandhill chatted to TEC’s co-founder Chi Ming Lai for an interview feature that was originally published at synth.nu earlier in January... Continue Reading ›
The user manual for the Roland System 100 semi-modular synthesizer profoundly stated “there are no illegal connections…” - and in modern electronic music, that is still the case with the accomplished artists of today very much connected to the synth pioneers of yesteryear like KRAFTWERK, OMD, DEPECHE MODE and THE HUMAN LEAGUE.
2014 was a comparatively lean 12 months, but this year found many veterans returning to the fold. Continue Reading ›
In a far more productive year than 2014, many electronic music veterans returned to the fold in 2015 with their first new albums for many years.
There were plenty of releases from independent acts too, with Nordic Europe being a particularly strong territory once again. With a restriction of one song per artist moniker, here are The Electricity Club’s 30 SONGS OF 2015… Continue Reading ›
KITE have been called “Sweden's best kept pop-secret”… the pairing of Nicklas Stenemo and Christian Berg have undoubtedly been producing some of the best electronic pop music of the past few years.
Nicklas Stenemo kindly took time out to answer a few of The Electricity Club’s questions about KITE’s steady development into one of the finest independently minded acts in electronic music today. Continue Reading ›
Despite having released six EPs since 2008, Malmö synth duo KITE have tended to be overlooked internationally. Nicklas Stenemo and Christian Berg’s 2013 EP ‘V’ offered layers of exuberant sounds and Stenemo’s passionately rugged vocals.
Full of brooding sadness but attached to a glimmer of hope, KITE’s most recent release ‘VI’ came out in April. Undoubtedly their best body of work yet, opening it was the magnificent progressive synth epic ‘Up For Life’. Continue Reading ›