Following her well-received crowdfunded 2017 classical symphony 'Melanfonie' with the Prague Philharmonic Orchestra, Berlin-based Anglo-Czech musician and producer EMIKA returns to electronics with the hauntingly gorgeous ‘Close’.
The song comes from Ema Jolly’s new ten-track album ‘Falling In Love With Sadness’ which is pencilled in for release on 10th October 2018, also World Mental Health Day. It is said to be her most personal work to date. Continue Reading ›
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 ›
Moody electronic duo KALEIDA finally release their debut album ‘Tear The Roots’. Having come to wider attention opening for RÓISÍN MURPHY on her European tour in 2015, vocalist Christina Wood and synthesist Cicely Goulder released two EPs ‘Think’ and ‘Detune’ in 2015 and 2016 respectively.
The title song of the former release was included on the soundtrack of the 2014 noir action thriller ‘John Wick’. And ‘Think’ is the only track from those two EPs to adorn ‘Tear The Roots’. Continue Reading ›
London based duo KALEIDA first gained wider attention while supporting RÓISÍN MURPHY on her 2015 European tour.
While some have compared vocalist Christina Wood and synthesist Cicely Goulder to PURITY RING, AUSTRA and LADYTRON, The Electricity Club thinks their brooding demeanour is more akin to BLACK NAIL CABARET, EMIKA and early EURYTHMICS. Continue Reading ›
Berlin-based EMIKA is one of the dark horses of UK electronic music. With her trademark sub-dub bass, an unsettling creepiness looms in her brand of experimental pop. Her introverted electronica has developed into a more expansive, immediate template via her third album ‘Drei’ in 2015.
EMIKA is currently completing her first classical project 'How To Make A Symphony'. But the interregnum sees the release of an EP entitled 'Flashbacks'. Continue Reading ›