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Tag: Technique

Introducing PARK FIRES

What’s the definition of synthpop? Well, it’s pop music that uses synthesizers. Whether it’s THE HUMAN LEAGUE or CHVRCHES, for generations over 30 years apart, these two acts’ interpretations of synthpop have been an entry point for many into the world of electronic music. People seem to forget that very few actually get into THROBBING GRISTLE on first listen! One new act embracing the sound of both THE HUMAN LEAGUE and CHVRCHES are the Leeds-based duo PARK FIRES. Continue Reading ›

XAN TYLER Stop The Clock

xan tyler-03XAN TYLER is perhaps best known as the vocalist of cult synthpop duo TECHNIQUE. Having worked on a variety of projects since then, Tyler released an electro-acoustic hybrid EP ‘Into The Blue’ at the end of 2014. She told The Electricity Club: “I’ve always listened to wide mix of different music and I wanted to make something that reflected my varied tastes”. One of the key songs ‘Stop The Clock’ has just had a brand new video created by Alice Emily. Continue Reading ›

XAN TYLER Interview

xan tyler-Kelly McintyreXAN TYLER is perhaps best known in electronic music circles as the vocalist of cult synthpop duo TECHNIQUE who had two minor hit singles ‘Sun Is Shining’ and ‘You & Me’ in 1999, both under the auspices of acclaimed producer Stephen Hague. She continued to work on a variety of projects and has now unleashed a new solo EP ‘Into The Blue’. Now based in Scotland, XAN TYLER kindly spoke to The Electricity Club about her career. Continue Reading ›