The world found itself in a rather antagonistic and divisive state this year, as if none of the lessons from the 20th Century’s noted conflicts and stand-offs had been learnt. After a slow start to 2017, there was a bumper crop of new music from a number of established artists.
Overall, it was artists of a more mature disposition who held their heads high and delivered, as some newer acts went out of their way to test the patience of audiences by drowning them in sleep while coming over like TRAVIS on VSTs.
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Used to the fact that the vast majority of prolific European electronic acts emerge from either Scandinavia or Germany, one wouldn’t necessarily look towards Russia to discover a shiny synth gem within that cold and inhospitable environment.
But the Russians love their electro and synth, just like the next person, often welcoming many established acts to play live gigs, regardless of the off-putting visa requirements from their government. More Inside ›
Although South America isn't usually the prime source of cream of electronica, there are gems, hidden in the depths of the Latin lands, and Argentina shines through with the example of COSAQUITOS EN GLOBO.
Since their first appearance in 2004, the now duo consisting of Maru Pardo Saguier (vocals) and Sebastian Cordoves (synths/programming) have distinguished themselves with a strong electro base. More Inside ›
Elena Alice Fossi has her fingers in so many pies. One wonders where the multitalented singer, model and producer finds the time to oscillate.
With her latest release as SPECTRA PARIS, the brilliant supersonic gem 'Retromachine Betty' proved that Fossi has many faces and is truly capable to bending genres in the directions suitable for her palate. The Italian songstress kindly chatted to The Electricity Club about her busy, busy life... More Inside ›
SPECTRA PARIS is a side project of the multitalented Elena Alice Fossi, also known as the enigmatic singer of the celebrated Italian act KIRLIAN CAMERA and Alice Neve Fox.
Well known for her collaborations, among them is the legendary producer John Fryer on whose eclectic collection of tunes for BLACK NEEDLE NOISE she featured. As a result, the accomplished artist invited Fryer to be in charge of the executive production of her third album 'Retromachine Betty'. More Inside ›