John Fryer is the man behind many contemporary projects, which include the MURICIDAE and SILVER GHOST SHIMMER. Last year saw the rise of his latest enterprise, BLACK NEEDLE NOISE, which caused a stir amongst the fans of the quirky persona with an impeccable musical eloquence.
The Electricity Club is chatting to the master himself about the story of BLACK NEEDLE NOISE, its future and Fryer's plans for world domination. Continue Reading ›
In a far more productive year than 2014, many electronic music veterans returned to the fold in 2015 with their first new albums for many years.
There were plenty of releases from independent acts too, with Nordic Europe being a particularly strong territory once again. With a restriction of one song per artist moniker, here are The Electricity Club’s 30 SONGS OF 2015… Continue Reading ›
Having started his career at London's Blackwing Studios in 1980 as an assistant engineer, John Fryer had a very basic knowledge of recording technology. Employed by Eric Radcliffe, he promptly progressed from engineering into production.
With a restriction of one track per album project, here are The Electricity Club’s eighteen songs choices in its Beginner’s Guide to the studio legend that is John Fryer, with additional choice commentary from the man himself. Continue Reading ›
It truly is amazing when one producer can cut his teeth into so many projects at the same time and turn out superb gems at the highest level. John Fryer has gone and done just that.
Earlier this year we were treated to his first EP under the MURICIDAE umbrella with LA based Louise Fraser as well as the 'Soft Landing' LP with Pinky Turzo as SILVER GHOST SHIMMER. Now, the genius plates up 'Tears Are Stronger Than Waves' only three months after its predecessor. Continue Reading ›
“Oceanic auralgasms” is how ethereal dream pop duo MURICIDAE describe their sound.
Yet another project from studio legend John Fryer, the musical template of MURICIDAE perhaps harks back to his work with THIS MOTRAL COIL, the 4AD art collective which at various times included COCTEAU TWINS’ Elizabeth Fraser on vocals. MURICIDAE though features the exquisite, angelic vocals of LA based song siren Louise Fraser, who incidentally is no relation to Elizabeth. Continue Reading ›