With their dreamy electronic pop, London based pairing AVEC SANS have been making in-roads in North America lately. Featuring enigmatic vocals of Alice Fox and the intricate production Jack St. James’, their debut album ‘Heartbreak Hi’ has been embraced by DJs such as Rusty Egan and Sacha
As they embark on their own UK tour this Autumn. Alice Fox kindly chatted to The Electricity Club about AVEC SANS’ working dynamic and career to date… More Inside ›
Formed in 2010 and hailing from Alberta, Canada, PURITY RING are Megan James (vocals) and Corin Roddick (synths / programming). The duo released their first track ‘Ungirthed’ in 2011
The band throw in a variety of styles into their musical melting pot, one that is entirely electronic, but with the added non 4/4 broken beats of R ‘n’ B and Hip Hop acting as a rhythmic foundation. Beautifully and clinically produced, ‘Heartsigh’ is an ideal entry point for the band. More Inside ›
In a far more productive year than 2014, many electronic music veterans returned to the fold in 2015 with their first new albums for many years.
There were plenty of releases from independent acts too, with Nordic Europe being a particularly strong territory once again. With a restriction of one song per artist moniker, here are The Electricity Club’s 30 SONGS OF 2015… More Inside ›
CHVRCHES have actually achieved what LITTLE BOOTS, LA ROUX, LADYHAWKE or HURTS never managed; a decent second album! And the best bit is, it’s a logical development of the first. None of this going house, disowning synths, rocking out or turning into SIMPLE MINDS nonsense!
Hallelujah! Here’s a synthpop band actually using synths and proud of it! The end result is more varied and possibly, even better than its predecessor. More Inside ›
Over the five years since its inception in 2010, The Electricity Club has aimed to highlight the best new music within the electronic pop world. But with so much music and only a finite allocation of time, songs have slipped under the radar occasionally, or perhaps only received a glancing mention. However, a bit of time and distance can reveal if these recordings really are actually lost gems and whether The Electricity Club missed the boat.
So here are 30 songs covering the period between March 2010 to December 2014 which The Electricity Club feels are worthy of rediscovery. More Inside ›