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MARNIE Live at Hackney Oslo

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. More Inside ›

MARNIE Strange Words & Weird Wars

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... More Inside ›

Twilight Time: An Interview with JAMES NICE

JamesNice-byPeter Staessens-thumbJames Nice is a music publisher and writer whose acclaimed 2010 book ‘Shadowplayers: The Rise and Fall of Factory Records’ provided a detailed and objective account of the legendary label. He also worked for the prestigious Belgian label Les Disques du Crépuscule  between 1987-91, which he has recently resurrected. Set to open TEC004 on SATURDAY 5TH NOVEMBER with a DJ set of classic tunes from the Crépuscule era, James Nice kindly chatted about his various endeavours, past and present. More Inside ›

RECORD STORE DAY 2015 Round-Up

TheVioletFlameRemixes_CoverArt_900The Electricity Club summarises its five favourite releases for Record Store Day 2015 which takes place on Saturday 18th April. While the event has become controversial over the years, it continues to act as a valuable promotional platform for presenting music releases as tangible artefacts. These RSD15 releases include CHVRCHES, ERASURE, MARNIE, OMD and SECTION 25... More Inside ›

Five Years of TEC: Favourite 30 Albums 2010 – 2014

TEC 5 years-04In the five years since its formation on 13th March 2010, The Electricity Club has reviewed over 130 albums and EPs. During this time, the album has become less of an artistic statement. TEC still loves a good album in whatever format so which long players still stand up to scrutiny and can claim to have lasted the course over the last five years? Listed in by year then alphabetical order, with a restriction of one album per artists and no recent releases from 2015, here are The Electricity Club’s 30 favourite albums from the period between 2010 to 2014. More Inside ›

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