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A Short Conversation with RODNEY CROMWELL

Like the sound of GIORGIO MORODER played through a Soviet Foxtrot submarine intercom system, ‘Comrades’ is the brand new single from RODNEY CROMWELL. The musical vehicle of musician and Happy Robots Records CEO Adam Cresswell, it comes from 'Rodney's English Disco' EP, the first all new material since the critically acclaimed ‘Age Of Anxiety’. He kindly chatted to The Electricity Club about life, synths and the Happy Robots way… Continue Reading ›


OUTERNATIONALE is Scottish musician Derek Miller and while ‘ON’ is his debut EP release, he has already worked with several key names from the post punk era. Miller boldly recorded a cover version of JOY DIVISION’s ‘Atmosphere’ featuring the vocals of Paul Haig which met with the approval of Peter Hook himself while he mixed and co-produced ‘Dark Light’, the most recent album by cult Factory band SECTION 25. Continue Reading ›

NEW ORDER Presents Be Music

Despite their success, NEW ORDER still got their hands dirty in helping to produce a number of acts for Factory Records and other associated labels. ‘NEW ORDER Presents Be Music’ gathers a selection of these varied recordings. This is a lavishly boxed 36 track 3CD affair that documents variations on the NEW ORDER theme before solo projects like ELECTRONIC, REVENGE, THE OTHER TWO and MONACO took over. Continue Reading ›


ARTHUR&MARTHABehind the persona of RODNEY CROMWELL is London based synth aficionado, Adam Cresswell. However, Cresswell had previously been part ARTHUR & MARTHA with Alice Hubley. It was wholly appropriate that the pair reunited for RODNEY CROMWELL’s inaugural gig last summer. With RODNEY CROMWELL’s appearance at TEC004 on SATURDAY 5TH NOVEMBER alongside MARSHEAUX and KID KASIO, both Adam Cresswell and Alice Hubley kindly chatted to TEC. Continue Reading ›

Twilight Time: An Interview with JAMES NICE

JamesNice-byPeter Staessens-thumbJames Nice is a music publisher and writer whose acclaimed 2010 book ‘Shadowplayers: The Rise and Fall of Factory Records’ provided a detailed and objective account of the legendary label. He also worked for the prestigious Belgian label Les Disques du Crépuscule  between 1987-91, which he has recently resurrected. Set to open TEC004 on SATURDAY 5TH NOVEMBER with a DJ set of classic tunes from the Crépuscule era, James Nice kindly chatted about his various endeavours, past and present. Continue Reading ›

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