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MOOD TAEG Exophora

MOOD TAEG are a detached combo split between Düsseldorf and Shanghai. From the likes of CAN, CLUSTER, NEU! and HARMONIA to more recent exponents of the form like CAVERN OF ANTI-MATTER and IMMERSION, MOOD TAEG follow in the tradition of instrumental kosmische experimentation. Their debut album ‘Exophora’ comprises of five lengthy tracks exploring the rhythmic hypnotism of Apache beats, half speed guitar and expansive electronic soundscaping. Continue Reading ›

BLANCMANGE Mindset

‘Mindset’ is the ninth full length BLANCMANGE long player of new material since their return in 2011 with ‘Blanc Burn’. It is also the third BLANCMANGE album to be released in 2020 after the ‘Nil By Mouth 2’ instrumental collection and the ‘Waiting Room (Volume 1)’ outtakes compendium. As with recent albums, it is co-produced by Benge and Neil Arthur continues to give his morose take on the world Continue Reading ›

OMD Souvenir

OMD have been a recording unit for 40 years and The Electricity Club has been attending their gigs for 39 of them! It’s been a glorious achievement so to celebrate their four decade anniversary, OMD have issued their 'Souvenir', a lavish deluxe boxed set containing 5CDs, 2 DVDs, a hardback book, a fold-out poster and a set of quality 10 inch silver-on-black art print reproductions of sleeves such as ‘Electricity’ and ‘Telegraph’. Continue Reading ›

CONNY PLANK The Potential Of Noise

‘The Potential Of Noise’ is a touching insight into the late Conny Plank, undoubtedly one of the most innovative and important studio exponents in popular music. Directed by his son Stephan with Reto Caduff, the film sees him embarking on a journey to rediscover his father’s impact and his importance in music history. As the studio in the converted farmhouse in Wolperath was also the family home, Stephan grew up around the artists who his father worked with. Continue Reading ›

2nd Thought: The Legacy of OMD

In an accolade already accorded to ENO, JAPAN, SIMPLE MINDS, ABBA and THE POLICE, OMD’s first four landmark long players ‘Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark’, ‘Organisation’, ‘Architecture & Morality’ and ‘Dazzle Ships’ are being reissued as Half Speed Abbey Road vinyl remasters. Packaged in reproductions of their original Peter Saville designed sleeves, these releases from Universal Music reaffirm OMD’s often forgotten role as premier electronic pop pioneers. Continue Reading ›

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