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Tag: Mad World Book

The Electricity Club’s 2014 End Of Year Review

TEC003With 2013 having been one of the strongest years in electronic pop since its post-punk heyday, 2014 was always going to struggle to compete, despite it being the 50th Anniversary of the Moog synthesizer’s first prototype demonstration at the Audio Engineering Society convention in October 1964. While 2014 was nowhere near in terms of the high profile releases of 2013 or even 2011, it certainly surpassed the comparatively quiet year of 2012. Continue Reading ›

MAD WORLD BOOK

Launched in North America to great acclaim last April, the book ‘Mad World: An Oral History of the New Wave Artists and Songs That Defined the 1980s’ is to be formally made available in the UK. Following her highly informative interview earlier in the year, co-author Lori Majewski spoke to The Electricity Club again to reflect on the Americanisation of New Wave and why certain UK acts came to become more highly regarded in the US than back home. Continue Reading ›

MAD WORLD: An Interview with co-author LORI MAJEWSKI

'Mad World: An Oral History of the New Wave Artists and Songs That Defined the 1980s’ is a brand new book that covers the music of the MTV Generation. With the publication of the book in North America and a UK edition scheduled for Autumn 2014, co-author Lori Majewski kindly spoke to The Electricity Club to give a fascinating American viewpoint on Synth Britannia and much more. Continue Reading ›