With 2013 having been one of the strongest years in electronic pop since its post-punk heyday, 2014 was always going to struggle to compete, despite it being the 50th Anniversary of the Moog synthesizer’s first prototype demonstration at the Audio Engineering Society convention in October 1964.
While 2014 was nowhere near in terms of the high profile releases of 2013 or even 2011, it certainly surpassed the comparatively quiet year of 2012. Continue Reading ›
English synthpop duo SPACEBUOY met over 20 years ago through their common interest in music. They are just about to release their first full length album called ‘Intoxicated’ having just been signed to Juggernaut Music Group, also home to MACHINISTA.
TEC's Swedish Correspondent Sophie Nilsson caught up with Howard (aka H) and Jez to speak a bit about their new album, music and life in general. Continue Reading ›
SPACEBUOY are a Midland duo; Howard Moth and Jez Allen Smith, who do electronic pop music at its best! They met over 20 years ago through their common interest in music.
Their first release ‘Fashionista’ is a classic electropop album containing 8 songs. From it, the title track has been played a lot on different radio stations all over the UK including Harborough and Phoenix FM. “Alternative synthpop...it’s what we do” say SPACEBUOY! 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 ›