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TEC Gold: INTERVIEW ARCHIVE

Today is The Electricity Club’s seventh birthday and our big portfolio of interviews reads like a Who’s Who? of electronic pop music. Whether you are interested in the pioneers of the genre or newer, up-and-coming acts, there is something for you.

They are archived in an easy-to-use page. From ex-members of KRAFTWERK, JAPAN, THE HUMAN LEAGUE, SOFT CELL and DEPECHE MODE, to OMD, MIDGE URE and HEAVEN 17, to KITE, MIRRORS and VILE ELECTRODES, they are all here. More inside ›

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A Short Conversation with VILLA NAH

villa-nahfriendFinnish duo VILLA NAH have returned after a five year hiatus. With their recently released second album ‘Ultima’ , Juho Paalosmaa and Tomi Hyyppä have reminded the general public as to why they wowed audiences who saw them open for OMD in 2010.

‘Ultima’ undoubtedly comes over as a more varied and mature musical statement.

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VILLA NAH Ultima

villa-nah_ultimaHaving released one of the best electronic pop albums of 2010 in their debut ‘Origin’, Helsinki’s VILLA NAH went quiet after a well-received UK tour supporting OMD. But childhood friends Juho Paalosmaa and Tomi Hyyppä are now back after a five-year hiatus.

‘Ultima’ sees the reconvened duo and Hulkkonen present an escapist soundtrack for a Nordic summer,

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VILLA NAH Stranger

VILLA NAH2016-01One of the best electronic pop albums of 2010 was ‘Origin’ by VILLA NAH. The East Helsinki pairing of Juho Paalosmaa and Tomi Hyyppä consolidated their position by supporting OMD on their UK Autumn tour.

Paalosmaa formed SIN COS TAN with ‘Origin’ co-producer Jori Hulkkonen;

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TEC’s 25 FAVOURITE ARTIST COLLABORATIONS

LoweSumnerMarrTennantArtist collaborations can be seen in several ways. They are either a chance to take the best elements of great bands to form an even greater supergroup, or as has happened in many cases, there is a watering down of prime concepts which results in a fragmented mess of little interest to anyone.

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