Expectations for SINESTAR's first album were ample; the effect was disappointing, however. While a few songs on 'Singularis' showed signs of potential, it was not realised, being blanketed with poor production, mixing and mastering.
'Evolve' sees the keyboardist and programmer of the band, Mark Trueman taking the reins of charge, instantly achieving a more electronic template, promising a more grown-up, fuller sound. Continue Reading ›
Touring in a band is glamorous with a capital G. The sex, drugs, rock and roll, autograph sessions, adulation from the crowd and TV sets out of hotel windows… only it’s not!
What follows are my observations from the recent COVENANT UK tour where ANALOG ANGEL were main support. No names have been changed; it would be pointless as the perpetrators are fairly identifiable. After this you may heed Noel Coward’s words and not put your daughter on the stage Mrs Worthington… Continue Reading ›
Here are The Electricity Club’s 30 Songs of 2012, listed in alphabetical order. All have been released either in physical formats or digitally as purchasable or free downloads during the calendar year.
However, the list is limited to one song per artist and does not include tracks which are exclusive to streams and videos or DJs only promos like TENEK’s excellent remix of REPUBLICA’s ‘Christiana Obey’… so maybe next year perhaps? Continue Reading ›
Bristol-based five piece SINESTAR first came to the attention of The Electricity Club back in January with their debut EP ‘I Am The Rain’. This three track debut showcased their distinctive sound, featuring soaring synths, powerful vocals and driving live bass and drums.
‘Hurricane’ and ‘Lived For’ both served well to introduce their edgy sonic template. However, it is the title track, ‘I Am The Rain’, with its catchy chorus and massive synth hook, which has been making waves. Continue Reading ›
Several cities have a special place in the heart of the heart of electronic music lover; Düsseldorf, Sheffield, Berlin, but none has more resonance than Basildon. This new town in Essex was the birthplace of the world’s biggest electronic band DEPECHE MODE, as well as YAZOO and a host of related acts.
Given this remarkable musical legacy, it is surprising that Basildon has done little to celebrate its most famous sons. That is, until now. Continue Reading ›