HANNAH PEEL first became widely known as the synth playing violinist with JOHN FOXX & THE MATHS. Although a musician nurtured within a more traditional background, synthpop was the root of her 2010 debut EP ‘Rebox’.
Her second full length album ‘Awake But Always Dreaming’ is now ready to be unleashed. She kindly took out time to chat to The Electricity Club from her retreat in County Donegal. Continue Reading ›
JOHN FOXX has been highly prolific of late and this month sees the release of two tasteful artefacts which has the electronic pioneer revisiting his past while continuing to look forward simultaneously.
The first of these is ‘Rhapsody’, 10 tracks recorded live at London's MemeTune Studios in late 2011 shortly after the JOHN FOXX & THE MATHS ‘Interplay’ tour. Meanwhile, on the ‘Exponentialism’ EP, two songstresses are given an opportunity to glow in the darkness. Continue Reading ›
JOHN FOXX & THE MATHS have released their third album in 18 months entitled ‘Evidence’. Dubwisely surreal, the title track’s collaboration with North American post-apocalyptic trio THE SOFT MOON sees many of the starker, dystopian flavours that Foxx is best known for.
Following the enjoyable flirtation with synthpop on JOHN FOXX & THE MATHS’ debut album ‘Interplay’, this is much more post-punk psychedelia like GARY NUMAN meeting SYD BARRETT! Continue Reading ›
Those who arrived early for JOHN FOXX & THE MATHS shows last year will have noticed the kooky songstress with a laptop, flute and Moog Voyager as the opening act.
That lady is TARA BUSCH, American musician, producer and score composer. JOHN FOXX himself described his first encounter with her thus: “Karen Carpenter appeared, along with Nico and Doris Day. Then Bob Moog wandered in”. Continue Reading ›