It was almost six years to the day that LADYTRON last played London when their lead singer MARNIE made her debut performance as a solo artist at Hackney’s spacious but intimate Nordic themed venue Oslo.
Augmented by Sarah Stanley on keyboards, computers and guitars plus drummer Peter Kelly with possibly the LOUDEST snare in London, if not the world, MARNIE herself had a new Korg Minilogue with its distinctive wooden-look base for company. Continue Reading ›
Based out of New York State, producer, label owner and songwriter Danz Johnson is COMPUTER MAGIC. A Japanophile or "shinnichi" as the locals like to put it, Johnson actually released her first album ‘Scientific Experience’ as a Japan only release in 2012.
COMPUTER MAGIC’s self-explanatory ‘Obscure But Visible’ EP released last year has been hailed as her best body of work yet and it has been given a promotional boost thanks to a fabulous video for the vibrant synthpop of ‘Been Waiting’. Continue Reading ›
Better known as the front face of LADYTRON, Helen Marnie has established herself as a solo artist with her magnificent first opus 'Crystal World', which having been recorded in Iceland, had a feel of cold and serene, yet volatile atmosphere.
And now her long awaited second album 'Strange Words & Weird Wars' announces itself with the first single 'Alphabet Block' a burst of pure pop... Continue Reading ›
Italian quartet HIDDEN PLACE came into being in 2004 and have since gathered a sizeable audience within the followers of electro wave trends. Antonio Losenno, Fabio Vitelli and Giampiero Di Barbaro are the three culprits responsible for the music, while the lyrics and vocals fall into the ownership of Sara Lux.
Having released a few albums like the excellent ‘Fantasia Meccanica’ in 2007; 'Nero Schwarz' is a retrospective collection of tunes. Continue Reading ›