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Tag: Klaus Schulze

HARALD GROSSKOPF Interview

Harald Grosskopf is the German drummer who entered the world of electronic music while still maintaining his percussive role behind the kit. For the 40th anniversary of ‘Synthesist’, Bureau B are reissuing the album as a deluxe edition with new remixes. From his home in Berlin, Harald Grosskopf kindly spoke to The Electricity Club about how his career was liberated by electronics. Continue Reading ›

The Electronic Legacy of AMBIENT

Ambient electronic music is a much misunderstood genre. Modern ambient probably came to prominence with BRIAN ENO. Restricted to one album per moniker or collaborative partnership, here are the twenty long players which form The Electricity Club’s Electronic Legacy of Ambient. Acting as a straightforward introduction to the genre, it refers to many artists whose comparatively mainstream works may already be familiar. Continue Reading ›

NOISE REDUCTION SYSTEM Formative European Electronica 1974-1984

Last year’s ‘Close To The Noise Floor’ was a Cherry Red Records compilation which collected together many of the formative roots of UK electronic music. Now from the same label comes ‘Noise Reduction System’, subtitled ‘Formative European Electronica 1974-1984’, this 4CD set spreads a wider net and encompasses artists from countries which have an established heritage in electronic music through to those that don’t. Continue Reading ›