The user manual for the Roland System 100 semi-modular synthesizer profoundly stated “there are no illegal connections…” - and in modern electronic music, that is still the case with the accomplished artists of today very much connected to the synth pioneers of yesteryear like KRAFTWERK, OMD, DEPECHE MODE and THE HUMAN LEAGUE.
2014 was a comparatively lean 12 months, but this year found many veterans returning to the fold. Continue Reading ›
Falun in Sweden is the hometown to yet another superb electronic act from this Nordic land. Gabriella Åström (vocals synths), Tobias Andresson (synths / guitars) and Jonas Martinsson (drums / programming) are the trio who comprise ME THE TIGER.
'Vitriolic' opens with 'As We Really Are'; delicate girly vocals gently ease the audience into a massive bridge and chorus, which is larger than life, with heavy drums and a powerful guitar. Continue Reading ›
The best sort of electronic music events are those curated by electronic music enthusiasts, people who actually enthuse about the genre, recognise its history and expel a passion to see it continue as a defined artform.
With VNV NATION, SOLAR FAKE, MARSHEAUX, KARIN PARK and PYSCHE featuring in the Electronic Summer 2015 line-up, a sell-out crowd at the Brewhouse Arena was eagerly anticipating a great weekend of music and culture. Continue Reading ›