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Tag: Radio Wolf

NINA: The Synthian Interview

The rise of NINA to become The Queen Of Synthwave has been remarkable. The German-born songstress has successfully straddled the line between synthwave and synthpop. Although NINA’s popwave is still more than evident, this new record unveils a darker aesthetic and an air of cyber-expressionism. NINA spoke to The Electricity Club from her home city of Berlin about her continuing musical adventures. Continue Reading ›

A Beginner’s Guide To SARAH BLACKWOOD

Born in Halifax, Sarah Blackwood has been a most striking vocal and visual presence since 1995 when DUBSTAR hit the UK singles charts with ‘Not So Manic Now’. Although best known as the front woman of DUBSTAR and CLIENT, Sarah Blackwood has always been open to collaboration. By way of a Beginner’s Guide to her work, here are eighteen recordings highlighting the varied musical portfolio of Sarah Blackwood, presented in chronological order with a restriction of one track per album project. Continue Reading ›

PARALLELS + NINA Live at Zigfrid Von Underbelly

London’s Zigfrid Von Underbelly played host to two of the best acts currently bridging synthpop and synthwave, PARALLELS and NINA. For Toronto trio PARALLELS, this was their first UK gig as part of a short European jaunt also taking in Sweden and France. Meanwhile for NINA, it was her first full live performance since the release of her acclaimed debut album ‘Sleepwalking’. PARALLELS and NINA made a perfect pairing, more than complimenting each other in style, mood and sound. Continue Reading ›