When The Electricity Club became reality on 13th March 2010, it was on the back of a resurgence in electronic pop music. TEC’s ‘Introducing…’ feature was a platform to showcase promising new talent within the genre and proved that electronic music had not been killed off by Britpop.
So here are TEC’s 25 favourite artist introductions, listed in the chronological order that they were originally featured on the site. Continue Reading ›
With a less intense release schedule than last year, it was a bit more straightforward for The Electricity Club to choose its songs of 2014. Whereas 2013 had a short list of 45 songs, 2014 was closer to 35 although not the struggle to find 30 as was the case in 2012.
As usual, they are listed in alphabetical order and all have been released either in physical formats, or digitally as purchasable or free downloads during the calendar year. Here are TEC’s 30 Songs of 2014. Continue Reading ›
Following the publication of a ‘25 Frontwomen That Defined Britpop Beauty’ list by fashion blog Never Under Dressed, The Electricity Club pondered as to what a synthpop list would look like? In the Synth Britannia heyday, other than Alison Moyet, Annie Lennox, Gillian Gilbert, Claudia Brücken and Terri Nunn, there were very few women involved in electronic pop music as equals.
Of course, today it is very different. Here are The Electricity Club’s choices to represent The Beauty Of The Synthesizer. Continue Reading ›
With LITTLE BOOTS having gone dance and LA ROUX brandishing a guitar on her forthcoming second album, there is now a vacancy for a new kooky homegrown talent to take on the female electropop challenge. One of the possible candidates is PAWWS, otherwise known to her parents as Lucy Taylor.
Her new EP ‘Sugar’ uses the short-chain, soluble carbohydrate as a metaphor for the pitfalls of love. The title track has been described “As if Kylie had worked with OMD” by The Sunday Times. Continue Reading ›