2019 was a year of 40th Anniversaries, celebrating the synth becoming the sound of pop when ‘Are Friends Electric?’ reached No1 in the UK chart in 1979.
Despite the fall of The Berlin Wall 30 years ago, there were more evident swipes to the right than there had been for a long time, with the concept of Brexit Electro becoming a rather unpleasant reality. So in these more sinister times, the need for classic uplifting electronic pop was higher than ever. Continue Reading ›
"A humanistic document of our ever-changing world", ‘Losing, Linda’ follows up Melbourne-based experimental electronic musician and performance artist SUI ZHEN’s ‘Secretly Susan’.
"It's an album about missing people after they are gone and trying to pre-empt loss - not only loss of life, but memory and information" SUI ZHEN explained; ‘Losing, Linda’ is understandably an introspective listen, the genesis of it came under the trauma of her mother's critical illness and eventual passing. Continue Reading ›
With her performance art ethos, Melbourne-based SUI ZHEN offers surreal observations on the intersections between human life and technology.
With echoes of Los Angeles songstress SINOSA, ‘Perfect Place’ is a delightfully odd but accessible trailer to SUI ZHEN’s brand new long playing offering 'Losing, Linda', the genesis of which began during an artistic residency in Japan and completed in Australia under the trauma of her mother's ill health and eventual passing. Continue Reading ›