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A Short Conversation with PETER HOOK

Peter Hook needs no introduction as The Bass Viking in both JOY DIVISION and NEW ORDER. Hook has been recording new material and ‘The Otherside’ on Rusty Egan’s ‘Welcome To The Dancefloor’ boasts his passionately delivered vocals over a pounding backing track reminiscent of his former band.

In a break from the ‘Substance’ tour which will hit Australia, New Zealand, Holland and Spain in the Autumn, Peter Hook had a quick chat with The Electricity Club…More inside ›

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THE GOLDEN FILTER Still//Alone

Coming from a background in electro-disco, the Australia meets America duo, THE GOLDEN FILTER have more of a Scandinavian synth sound.

Their first album ‘Voluspa’ proved to be an excellent example of electronic dance knowhow, with magnificent singles such as ‘Solid Gold’, ‘Thunderbird’ and ‘Hide Me’. The pair are back with a worthy follow-up ‘Still//Alone’.More inside ›

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NEW ORDER Presents Be Music

Despite their success, NEW ORDER still got their hands dirty in helping to produce a number of acts for Factory Records and other associated labels. ‘NEW ORDER Presents Be Music’ gathers a selection of these varied recordings.

This is a lavishly boxed 36 track 3CD affair that documents variations on the NEW ORDER theme before solo projects like ELECTRONIC, REVENGE, THE OTHER TWO and MONACO took over.More inside ›

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THE MYSTIC UNDERGROUND Protagonist

the-mystic-underground-protagonistTHE MYSTIC UNDERGROUND are Brooklyn based duo Vladimir Valette on vocals and Benedetto Socci on keyboards. Daniel Cousins joins them live to showcase the hereditary Big Apple’s electro disco genre.

They have released a few EPs and now the long player ‘Protagonist’ is being aired to satisfy any self-respecting lover of Britpop,

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MARK REEDER vs TEC in Düsseldorf

mark-reeder-vs-tec-in-dusseldorfThe 2016 ELECTRI_CITY_CONFERENCE had the bonus of a second MARK REEDER interview conducted by The Electricity Club’s Chi Ming Lai. The scheduled speaker MARTYN WARE had unfortunately been taken ill, so Reeder kindly stepped in.

His enlightening hour long chat covered topics such as his time as Factory Records German representative,

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