LUSTANS LAKEJER are the unga moderna trailblazers who were once described as Sweden’s answer to DURAN DURAN. The band came to international attention when their third long player ‘En Plats I Solen’ was produced by Richard Barbieri of JAPAN.
With LUSTANS LAKEJER to tour ‘En Plats I Solen’ later this year, singer Johan Kinde kindly chatted to The Electricity Club about the band’s career… Continue Reading ›
Like Germany and the UK, Sweden has an established history in electronic music.
So what’s so special about Sweden then? Listed chronologically from its UK perspective with a restriction of one song per moniker, here are The Electricity Club’s 25 SVENSKA SYNTH SONGS… Continue Reading ›
JULIAN & MARINA is a new Swedish electronic pop collaboration between Marina Schiptjenko and Julian Brandt. Marina is perhaps best known internationally as a member of the electropop band BODIES WITHOUT ORGANS (BWO) while Julian was a member of the classic Swedish new wave/new romantic band LUSTANS LAKEJER who had their third album ‘En Plat I Solen’ produced by JAPAN’s Richard Barbieri.
’Absence’ is JULIAN & MARINA’s debut EP, consisting of five tracks, with ‘The Knight’ as lead single. Inspired by Classic French pop, great 20th century singers like Frank Sinatra and a love for electronic music, they have created their own sound - "electro crooner". Continue Reading ›