Celebrating the second anniversary of Artefaktor Radio, SYNTH WAVE LIVE 2 will take place on Saturday 7th April 2018 at Electrowerkz in London. Headlining the event will be Irish synthpop trio TINY MAGNETIC PETS.
Also making the journey over from Europe to perform at SYNTH WAVE LIVE 2 will be German songstress KATJA VON KASSEL, Sweden synth trio VOGON POETRY, Norwegian post-punk comdo ANTIPOLE and Denmark’s SOFTWAVE who played the inaugural event. Continue Reading ›
The world found itself in a rather antagonistic and divisive state this year, as if none of the lessons from the 20th Century’s noted conflicts and stand-offs had been learnt. After a slow start to 2017, there was a bumper crop of new music from a number of established artists.
Overall, it was artists of a more mature disposition who held their heads high and delivered, as some newer acts went out of their way to test the patience of audiences by drowning them in sleep while coming over like TRAVIS on VSTs.
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Artefaktor Radio is an internet radio station broadcasting from Mexico City 24 hours a day. Featuring a collection of music “Since the beginning until now” ranging from “Synth, electronica, electro, synthpop, techno”, the station is the brainchild of Renato Moyssén.
The Artefaktor brand also has branched into promotions and live events. Very much kindred spirits, The Electricity Club had a chat with Renato Moyssén about Artefaktor Radio’s ethos and development. Continue Reading ›
With influences including HURTS, PET SHOP BOYS, HOT CHIP and FENECH-SOLER, London based REAL EXPERTS recently released their third album ‘Expertism For The Casual Voyeur’.
Coining the phrase “perfect pop” as an ethos for the varied palette of REAL EXPERTS, the collective’s Tame Genius Andrew Maley chatted to The Electricity Club about this latest opus. Continue Reading ›
A fine line-up of electronic acts was assembled at Camden’s Dublin Castle for a Trans-Atlantic showcase of the best in modern synthpop.
And when the line-up is right, the luminaries come along and join in the fun. With key figures such as Rusty Egan and Sarah Blackwood in the audience, this was a very well-attended event for a mid-Autumn school night. Continue Reading ›