Producer and remixer Richard Philips, better known as Richard X, began his musical career creating bootlegs or mash-ups, an illegal creative practice of combining two existing records to make an entirely new track.
As a result of often working on just singular tracks with artists, Richard X has a large and diverse portfolio; The Electricity Club lists eighteen of his most notable tracks, with a limit of one track per artist and presented in chronological and then alphabetical order… Continue Reading ›
The silent success story of the ‘Some Bizzare Album’ has to be Paul Statham; while his band B-MOVIE were unable to achieve a foothold in the mainstream, the guitarist later found considerable success as a songwriter and producer.
Although B-MOVIE reformed in 2004, Statham has continued his songwriting and production career in parallel. He kindly took time out of his busy schedule to answer some questions about his career outside of B-MOVIE… Continue Reading ›
Following her Arrival in 2011, QUEEN OF HEARTS graces the music world with a glitzy slice of electro schaffel appropriately entitled 'Neon'.
On first hearing this live, The Electricity Club gleefully pronounced that this managed to out Goldfrapp GOLDFRAPP. While this has the obvious hallmarks of Lady Alison’s glam stomp, Queenie adds her own cooing poptastic flavour, recalling RACHEL STEVENS’ under rated and great lost album 'Come & Get It'. Continue Reading ›
RACHEL STEVENS's vastly under rated electro-oriented album 'Come & Get It' peaked at No 28 in the UK which in manufactured pop terms, was deemed a total disaster.
The writers and producers, all experienced hands, probably foresaw that Stevens' pop career was likely to flop so used their contributions to the album as an excuse to experiment and have fun. The end result is a collection of pop songs bursting with inventive, fun and risqué ideas. Continue Reading ›