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Tag: Shriekback

Ten Years Of TEC: ANOTHER ANNIVERSARY RETROSPECTIVE

Paul Boddy, freelance producer, musician and writer looks back on ten years of The Electricity Club. I had known Chi Ming Lai previously via another now defunct website. I was very flattered when Chi asked me to start contributing to The Electricity Club. One of the first pieces I did was an interview with ADAMSKI in 2012. Looking back, this was one of the most nerve-wracking things I’d done and completely out of my comfort zone at the time. Continue Reading ›

SHRIEKBACK Interview

Of all of the bands that emerged post-punk, one of the most intriguing was SHRIEKBACK. Formed in 1980 by ex-XTC keyboardist Barry Andrews, bassist Dave Allen ex-GANG OF FOUR and guitarist Carl Marsh from OUT ON BLUE SIX, they subverted much of the commercial pop music of the time. Barry Andrews and Carl Marsh kindly spoke to The Electricity Club about their early years, the pivotal ‘Oil & Gold’ album and new release ‘Why Anything? Why This?’. Continue Reading ›