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MUSIK, MUSIC, MUSIQUE 1980: The Dawn Of Synth Pop

From Cherry Red, makers of the excellent ’Electrical Language: Independent British Synth Pop 78-84’ 4CD boxed set, comes 'Musik Music Musique’; subtitled ‘1980: The Dawn Of Synth Pop’, this 3CD 58 track collection explores the arrival of synth pop and the dawn of a new musical era. 'Musik Music Musique’ offers something of a low risk opportunity to make some new friends while becoming reacquainted with a few old and lost ones. Continue Reading ›

Ten Years Of TEC: ANOTHER ANNIVERSARY RETROSPECTIVE

Paul Boddy, freelance producer, musician and writer looks back on ten years of The Electricity Club. I had known Chi Ming Lai previously via another now defunct website. I was very flattered when Chi asked me to start contributing to The Electricity Club. One of the first pieces I did was an interview with ADAMSKI in 2012. Looking back, this was one of the most nerve-wracking things I’d done and completely out of my comfort zone at the time. Continue Reading ›

HYPERBUBBLE Western Ware

The quirky Texan husband and wife duo HYPERBUBBLE have finally delivered their long awaited cosmic country album with a twist, inspired by 'Switched On Nashville'. First revealed during an interview for The Electricity Club in 2014, ‘Western Ware’ puts the “MOO” into Moog!! It was actually recorded in the home city of country music. Continue Reading ›

Missing In Action: OUR DAUGHTER’S WEDDING

Our Daughters Wedding ODW - BW profileNew York-based OUR DAUGHTER’S WEDDING, who were named after a card divider in a gift shop, were arguably the most high-profile commercial US synth band to make any sort of impact in the UK. Early single ‘Lawnchairs’ charted at No49 and has been a regular fixture in many electronic music single compilations ever since. TEC spoke to ex-ODW member Scott Simon about how musical life was for a synthesizer act based in the US. Continue Reading ›

TEC’s 25 SYNTH SINGLES THAT SHOULD HAVE BEEN HITS

peterson-ItalianGrandPrix_1971The late Ronnie Peterson has been acknowledged as one of the fastest Grand Prix drivers of all time, yet he was never crowned World Champion. Statistics can often not be a good indicator of quality and so it is that sometimes, a great single never actually attained the sales recognition it deserved. So here are 25 singles from predominantly established acts, or collectives featuring figures who are now well known in the music scene, that did not reach the UK Top 40 Singles Chart. Continue Reading ›

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