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Keychains & Snowstorms: The SOFT CELL Story

Celebrating their career with a lavish 10 disc boxed set, ‘Keychains & Snowstorms: The SOFT CELL Story’ features material from both periods of the duo including their imperial phase when they had a continuous run of hit singles between 1981-1984 and the 2001-2003 reunion. Dave Ball said: “It’s got a lot of stuff, there’s a great book that comes with it which has got quotes from people like Neil Tennant and Trent Reznor, so it’s interesting … if anybody is a serious fan, I think it’s a must!“ Continue Reading ›

HEARTBREAK Interview

When London based electronic disco duo HEARTBREAK first appeared, they prided themselves on being “kind of how the 80s would sound today if the 90s hadn't got in the way”. HEARTBREAK went into hiatus with just one album 'Lies' to their name. Sebastian Muravchik and Ali Renault have announced an unexpected return with a reunion gig. The duo kindly chatted to The Electricity Club about what has been happening over the last few years within the HEARTBREAK camp. Continue Reading ›

A Beginner’s Guide To RICHARD X

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 ›

NINA Interview

In modern electronic music terms, London-based Berliner NINA is the crucial link between synthpop and synthwave. She achieved her breakthrough with ‘My Mistake’ in 2014; the song was picked up by Mercedes-Benz the following year for a worldwide TV and radio advertisement campaign. NINA kindly spoke to The Electricity Club about the making of her ‘Sleepwalking’ album and how she has applied various life experiences into her evolving artistic expression. Continue Reading ›

SAY LOU LOU Lucid Dreaming

say-lou-lou-02After first getting international attention in 2012 for their second single ‘Julian’, highly photogenic Scandipodean twins SAY LOU LOU have finally released their debut full length album ‘Lucid Dreaming’. Elektra and Miranda Kilbey were shortlisted in the BBC Sound of 2014, but the album has undergone all sorts of delays. The question is after all that time, have SAY LOU LOU been able to deliver on their brand of shimmering but accessible escapism? Continue Reading ›

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