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TINY MAGNETIC PETS Girl In A White Dress EP

With two high profile European tours coming up this autumn opening for MIDGE URE and OMD, TINY MAGNETIC PETS are back with a new EP ‘Girl In A White Dress’ out on Happy Robots Records. Although moving away from the Cold War themes of their previous EPs, ‘Girl In A White Dress’ does though continue their different Germany adventure as seen from the Emerald Isle. Continue Reading ›

SUI ZHEN Losing, Linda

"A humanistic document of our ever-changing world", ‘Losing, Linda’ follows up Melbourne-based experimental electronic musician and performance artist SUI ZHEN’s ‘Secretly Susan’. "It's an album about missing people after they are gone and trying to pre-empt loss - not only loss of life, but memory and information" SUI ZHEN explained; ‘Losing, Linda’ is understandably an introspective listen, the genesis of it came under the trauma of her mother's critical illness and eventual passing. Continue Reading ›

TEC’s 25 SINGLE VERSIONS THAT ARE BETTER THAN THE ALBUM VERSIONS

Ever bought an album on the strength of a single, only to find that “this is not the single I am looking for”?? As long as there has been a music business, artists and producers have been forever tinkering with their work. Restricted to one single per artist and presented in chronological and then alphabetical order, here are The Electricity Club’s 25 Single Versions That Are Better Than The Album Versions… 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 ›

KOVAK Radiate

KOVAK RadiateTrending on BBC Radio 2 no less is KOVAK’s brand new single ‘Radiate’… The Brighton-based foursome relaunched in 2012 with the brilliant ‘Killer Boots’ and have been touted in some quarters as the British answer to SCISSOR SISTERS. But they are far better than that and much less irritating. The SAINT ETIENNE meets BLONDIE and GIORGIO MORODER fusion of ‘Radiate’ may party like it’s 1979 but its crisp production adds a modern discothèque sheen to the fun, catchy ditty. Continue Reading ›

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