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The Electronic Legacy of MUTE RECORDS

MUTE thumbnailWithout doubt, Mute Records is one of the most important record labels in the history of electronic music. While the early electronic legacy of Virgin Records helped the genre gain its first foothold in the mainstream, the discerning ethos of Mute has maintained its presence in both pop and more experimental fields. So what twenty albums or EPs best represent Mute’s electronic legacy? With a restriction of one release per artist moniker, here are The Electricity Club’s choices. Continue Reading ›

MAPS Interview

Maps_thumbIn a multitude of people’s eyes, being an artist on Mute Records IS still a big deal… currently carrying the flag and representing both the commercial and more esoteric side of Mute’s synthetic roster is MAPS. The current MAPS album ‘Viscissitude’ features a selection of what appear to be highly personal songs, all of which are produced with rich, electronic textures and a strong melodic backbone. Continue Reading ›

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