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Tag: Robin Simon

JOHN FOXX: The Metamatic Interview

May 2018 sees a new edition release of JOHN FOXX’s seminal 1980 album ‘Metamatic’. The 3CD package also includes some previously unseen photos and drawings by John with 49 tracks in total. The Electricity Club were fortunate to get an advanced preview of the new additions and there are some real gems in there. JOHN FOXX kindly spoke to The Electricity Club about the gestation of the album and the transition from ULTRAVOX Mk1 to solo artist. Continue Reading ›

THE FALLOUT CLUB Dangerous Friends

THE FALL OUT CLUB may have only released three singles in their brief existence, but have become one of those bands that have fallen into cult legend. Featuring singer Trevor Herion, drummer Paul Simon, bassist Matthew Seligman and a young synthesizer upstart named Thomas Dolby, the intensity of their best song ‘Dream Soliders’ from 1981 captured the anxiety and tribulations of young manhood. Continue Reading ›

VISAGE Hearts and Knives

cover ideaWith the well received returns of ULTRAVOX and DURAN DURAN in the last few years, it was inevitable VISAGE would resurrect themselves. Originally a synthesized collective comprising of Midge Ure, Rusty Egan, Billy Currie, Dave Formula and the late John McGeoch, it was fronted by the face of the New Romantic scene, Steve Strange. But on this new album, only Strange remains. Rusty Egan was involved in the early stages of ‘Hearts & Knives’, but departed due to creative differences Continue Reading ›