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To celebrate 60 years of THE RADIOPHONIC WORKSHOP, the pioneering collective held a pair of events within the plush confines of The British Library.
The first comprised of a panel discussion chaired by Louise Gray of The Wire, while the second was a surround sound concert with striking visuals directed by Obsrvtry. Despite THE RADIOPHONIC WORKSHOP members now pushing 70 years of age or more, they possessed more vigour than many acts half their age. Continue Reading ›
‘12x12’ sees Belgium’s favourite passengers reach the five year mark in their musical journey…
It’s the story of METROLAND so far, celebrated in a lavish 4CD boxed set with 14 beautifully informative art cards and the carefully crafted conceptual presentation that came with their second album ‘Triadic Ballet’. It is a beautiful art piece on its own, but the music contained is of a high quality as well. Continue Reading ›
Today, electronic instrumental music is everywhere, but often in the form of tedious dance tracks with no tunes all over Beatport and social media.
Luckily, there are still exponents of the classic synth instrumental, and thanks to the rise of the Synthwave sub-genre, there is currently a sympathetic environment for more esoteric and melodic musical offerings. TEC presents its 25 FAVOURITE SYNTH INSTRUMENTALS Of The 21ST CENTURY… Continue Reading ›
Belgium’s favourite passengers METROLAND are back to celebrate their fifth anniversary with a 4CD boxed artefact entitled ’12x12’. To launch it, the duo have released the ORBITAL-like spy drama technopop of ‘Cube’ as a single.
‘Cube’ comes with a corresponding video which director Passenger N says is “about how it's useless to look around everywhere, all you have to do is to think about who you are and you'll find people like you that will help you to be yourself” Continue Reading ›
When you have a collaborative project which sees the merging of two of the founding fathers of British Electronica and Synthpop, there is always going to be a huge weight of expectation attached to it.
With that opening statement in mind, it is with trepidation that this album should be approached, will it live up to the legend that both Clarke and Hartnoll have created? Continue Reading ›