Blog Archives

ANI GLASS Ffrwydrad Tawel

Her 2016 single ‘Y Ddawns’ marked ANI GLASS out as a socially conscious, avant pop talent. An experienced hand who has previously worked with Andy McCluskey and the late Martin Rushent, the Welsh synth songstress has now released her first EP ‘Ffrwydrad Tawel’.

Included on this six song EP, ‘Y Ddawns’ (The Dance’) is a declaration of hope, a deeply voiced electronic adventure with a soaring uplifting chorus…More inside ›

Posted in Reviews Tagged with: , , ,

TEC’s 25 CLASSIC STANDALONE SYNTH SINGLES

Standalone-singlesThe single is the lifeblood of pop music, serving the purpose of a trailer to an artist’s new album or as an entity on its own. The non-album single first came to prominence with THE BEATLES and THE WALKER BROTHERS.

All the singles listed here were released in 7 inch format and not included on any of the artist’s original edition albums in the UK.

More inside ›

Posted in Lists & Beginner's Guides Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

It’s Better This Way: The ASSOCIATES Legacy

Associates+BWThe timely release of ‘The Very Best of ASSOCIATES’ featuring their hits ‘Party Fears Two’, ‘Club Country’ and ’18 Carat Love Affair’ creates an opportunity for the work of Billy MacKenzie and Alan Rankine to be re-evaluated and re-discovered.

With a partnership covering a period of just three albums,

More inside ›

Posted in Reviews Tagged with: , , , , ,

A Synth Is For Life & Not Just For Christmas…

Remember, a synth is for life and not just for Christmas...As the Yule Tide season comes into full swing, The Electricity Club looks at a dozen modern seasonal tunes with a more artful slant… with a song to play on each of the Twelve Days of Christmas, each has their own take on the holiday period, whether happy or sad or both.

More inside ›

Posted in Lists & Beginner's Guides Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , ,

The Electricity Club’s 30 SONGS OF 2015

chvrches-every-open-eyeIn a far more productive year than 2014, many electronic music veterans returned to the fold in 2015 with their first new albums for many years.

There were plenty of releases from independent acts too, with Nordic Europe being a particularly strong territory once again. 

More inside ›

Posted in Lists & Beginner's Guides Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Archives