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HANNAH PEEL Interview

Hannah-Peel-2016-04HANNAH 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 ›

Rhapsody and Exponentialism… The Art of JOHN FOXX Reinterpreted

JOHN FOXX RhapsodyJOHN 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 Evidence

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 ›

Introducing TARA BUSCH

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 ›

The Electricity Club’s 30 SONGS OF 2011

Austra-Spellwork-150x150So what did The Electricity Club think was hot back in 2011? It featured a day in March when THE HUMAN LEAGUE, JOHN FOXX and DURAN DURAN all released new albums, while VILE ELECTRODES launched their debut EP. In a year when the synth pioneers were finally recognised for their valuable contribution to popular culture, here is The Electricity Club’s Top 30 songs of 2011 in alphabetical order by artist. Continue Reading ›

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