When London based electronic disco duo HEARTBREAK first appeared, they prided themselves on being “kind of how the 80s would sound today if the 90s hadn't got in the way”. HEARTBREAK went into hiatus with just one album 'Lies' to their name.
Sebastian Muravchik and Ali Renault have announced an unexpected return with a reunion gig. The duo kindly chatted to The Electricity Club about what has been happening over the last few years within the HEARTBREAK camp. Continue Reading ›
With her quirky electronically driven avant disco, Los Angeles based SINOSA has charmed audiences with her debut single ‘If U Must Dance’.
Knowingly oddball with a delightful vocal nonchalance, the former member of FOL CHEN cites influences such as LAURIE ANDERSON and BROADCAST. Indeed, with a glitchy ambience amongst the beats, ‘If U Must Dance’ is what LITTLE BOOTS could have been had she put her mind to it. Continue Reading ›
THE FRIXION are British-born Berlin based singer / lyricist Gene Serene and producer Lloyd Price, best known as a collaborative partner of SIGUE SIGUE SPUTNIK’s Martin Degville and a member of MASSIVE EGO.
THE FRIXION’s new single ‘Deceive A Believer’ develops on their debut EP ‘If U Ever Wonder’; with a performance at Synth Wave Live 2 and a short UK tour coming up, Gene Serene and Lloyd Price chatted to The Electricity Club about the artistic progression of THE FRIXION. Continue Reading ›
“The medium of reinterpretation” as HEAVEN 17 and BEF’s Martyn Ware once put it, is still very much present in the 21st Century. However, a newish phenomenon of covering an entire album has appeared in more recent years
So as a follow-up to TEC’s 25 Classic Synth Covers’ listing, here is a selection taken from reinterpretations recorded from 2000 to the present day, restricted to one song per artist moniker and presented in chronological order. Continue Reading ›
In the words of JEAN-MICHEL JARRE himself, “Electronic music has a family, a legacy and a future…”
For the last eight years, French synthesist JEAN-MICHEL JARRE has mainly focused on his live work and reworking past glories, touring the world with a greatest hits set. Despite nearly pushing 70, the creative urge has sparked JEAN-MICHEL JARRE to release some new material and ‘Electronica 1: The Time Machine’ sees his welcome return. Continue Reading ›