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Tag: MFS

STOLEN Fragment

After a ten year hiatus, the legendary German dance label MFS returns with the release of ‘Fragment’, the long-awaited new album by Chengdu techno-rockers STOLEN. This album is a seamless hour long trip in more ways than one. Produced in Berlin by Mark Reeder and Micha Adam, having witnessed their intense live presentation while on a tour of China, Reeder confessed to an excitement he hadn’t experienced since the early days of NEW ORDER. Continue Reading ›

Introducing STOLEN

With Re-TROS opening for DEPECHE MODE on their 2017 UK Arena tour and FIFI RONG collaborating with YELLO, China is becoming a hub of new music talent which potentially can appeal to the rest of the world. The next act likely to breakthrough are STOLEN from Chengdu in Szechuan province which serves the hottest food in China thanks to their locally grown peppercorns. Continue Reading ›

A Not So Short Conversation with MARK REEDER

Having remixed NEW ORDER, DEPECHE MODE, PET SHOP BOYS and BLANK & JONES, Berlin-based Mancunian MARK REEDER possesses a notable portfolio of work. Taking time out from his busy schedule, MARK REEDER chatted to The Electricity Club about a number of his recent music projects, including an exciting new Chinese band called STOLEN he has produced and whose debut album ‘Fragment’ will be released on his iconic record label MFS Continue Reading ›

A Beginner’s Guide To MARK REEDER

Guide To Mark Reeder - thumbMARK REEDER has carved out an impressive reputation for his catalogue of fine remixes. He is credited with introducing Bernard Sumner to the world of electronically propelled dance music. In a break from his hectic worldwide schedule promoting ’B-Movie (Lust & Sound in West-Berlin)’, MARK REEDER kindly gave The Electricity Club an insightful commentary into the tracks that shaped his own musical career. Continue Reading ›

MARK REEDER Interview

MarkEdCropSmall1988-1In 1978, MARK REEDER moved to Berlin and became Factory Records German representative in Germany. Reeder established his own electronic dance music record label Masterminded For Success (MFS) in 1990 and discovered PAUL VAN DYK. He kindly spoke to The Electricity Club about his 'Five Point One' remix album and added a few thoughts about the welcome return of the song in modern electronic pop plus some stories about his days with Factory Records. Continue Reading ›