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Tag: OMD (page 1 of 17)

ALICE HUBBLE Interview

Over four songs and four instrumentals on her impressive debut album ‘Polarlichter’, ALICE HUBBLE makes the perfect synth earth mother. Behind ALICE HUBBLE is London-based musician Alice Hubley, previously best known for fronting cult favourites like ARTHUR & MARTHA and COSINES. Despite her roles as a lead vocalist, this is the first time she has ventured out musically on her own. Alice Hubley chatted to The Electricity Club about the genesis of ‘Polarlichter’ and much more… Continue Reading ›

A Beginner’s Guide To OMD

Celebrating their 40th Anniversary, OMD are one of the acts from the Synth Britannia era whose creative powers now are as strong as their chart heyday. By way of a Beginner’s Guide to showcase the diverse facets of OMD, The Electricity Club has selected 26 tracks of interest, largely eschewing those made famous by singular consumption. With a restriction of one track per album project, they highlight how they have maintained their standing as a creative and cultural force. Continue Reading ›

ALICE HUBBLE Polarlichter

ALICE HUBBLE is the new solo project of Alice Hubley, previously best known for fronting ARTHUR & MARTHA and COSINES. Taking in the influence of Delia Derbyshire, Daphne Oram and Sally Oldfield, the avant pop heart of Hubley is now set free on her debut long player ‘Polarlichter’, literally translated in Deutsch as “polar lights” or auroras. In keeping with the aura of varying colour and complexity projected by the album’s title, ‘Polarlichter’ is undeniably escapist. Continue Reading ›

PAUL HUMPHREYS: The OMD 40th Anniversary Interview

Paul Humphreys and Andy McCluskey were two lads from The Wirral who creatively realised their passion for European electronic music following the purchase of a Korg M500 Micro-Preset synthesizer. Eventually the single ‘Electricity’ was released in June 1979 on Factory Records. With OMD currently on a huge world tour to celebrate their 40th Anniversary, Paul Humphreys took time out to speak to The Electricity Club from California about their past, present and future… Continue Reading ›

QUIETER THAN SPIDERS Signs Of Life

After first breaking cover in 2013, Shanghai synthpop trio QUIETER THAN SPIDERS mysteriously disappeared despite having previewed numerous tracks on YouTube and Soundcloud. But in 2018 there were ‘Signs Of Life’ as QUIETER THAN SPIDERS officially released their first track ‘Shanghai Metro’ on ‘The Electricity Club’ compilation via Amour Records. And now, the anonymous family group of Leon, Yi Fan and Yao finally release their long awaited debut album on Anna Logue Records. Continue Reading ›

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