Tag: S.P.O.C.K.

Lost Albums: S.P.O.C.K Five Year Mission

During their ‘Star Trek’ careers, both William Shatner and the late Leonard Nimoy made various excursions into the musical world with mixed responses. But one noted musical offshoot inspired by the long running franchise were a bunch of Swedes who traded under the moniker of S.P.O.C.K. Predominantly based around the cult of ‘Star Trek’, 'Five Year Mission’ appeared in 1994. More Inside ›

PAGE Det Är Ingen Vacker Värld Men Det Råkar Vara Så Det Ser Ut

Formed in 1980 in Sweden by Eddie Bengtsson and Marina Schiptjenko, PAGE marked the entry point of synthpop into the Nordic country, leading to decades of producing the best pop acts in Europe. Returning with their new album 'Det Är Ingen Vacker Värld Men Det Råkar Vara Så Det Ser Ut', which translates as "There's No Beautiful World But It Happens To Look Like That", the veteran boy / girl combo ensure that they are still very valid, even 37 years on. More Inside ›

TEC’s 25 SVENSKE SYNTH SONGS

Like Germany and the UK, Sweden has an established history in electronic music. So what’s so special about Sweden then? Listed chronologically from its UK perspective with a restriction of one song per moniker, here are The Electricity Club’s 25 SVENSKE SYNTH SONGS… More Inside ›

PAGE Hemma

hemma-cover-400x396The Swedish synthpop band PAGE have a long history in making music and have a cult following at home in Sweden. The two band members Eddie Bengtsson and Marina Schiptjenko first started playing together in 1980 and released their self titled debut album in 1991. They made a comeback with their last album 'Nu' (Now) in 2010 and are now back together again making new fresh tunes as PAGE. 'Hemma' contains of 11 songs and one remix. The sound is very much familiar and PAGE like but yet so fresh and up to date. There are also a lot of influences from schaffel to disco. More Inside ›