Here are 30 songs which may have escaped attention as the world went grunge and then had an ongoing hangover in the wake of Britpop. Denied mainstream recognition and now lost when looking from a UK perspective even within the dwindling synth music community, these offerings come from artists who have mostly remained in total obscurity.
Starting from 1992 when the CD established itself as the dominant format to the year before TEC came into being, here are 30 Lost Art School Bops. Continue Reading ›
Fiction Studios is a boutique recording studio located right in the heart of Central London, it was set up by brothers Dominic and Nathan Cooper in 2016; Dominic is best known for his role in the film ‘Mamma Mia’ while Nathan was a member of THE MODERN and today performs as KID KASIO.
The studio also features an array of classic analogue gear which The Electricity Club decided would be a good reason to visit and challenge Nathan Cooper to a round of Vintage Synth Trumps… Continue Reading ›
Nathan Cooper, the man behind KID KASIO has been extremely busy of late. As well as basking in the critical acclaim for his impressive second album ‘Sit & Wait’, the former frontman of THE MODERN has opened a recording complex in Central London with his actor brother Dominic.
Meanwhile, KID KASIO will be performing at TEC004 alongside MARSHEAUX on SATURDAY 5TH NOVEMBER. Nathan Cooper chatted to The Electricity Club. Continue Reading ›
KID KASIO and THE SANFERNANDO SOUND have released the fruits of their recent studio collaboration as a single called ‘Letters Of Love’. It was launched with a superb ‘Our Price’ pastiche TV advert and the first new material from Da Kid since his debut album ‘Kasiotone’ in 2012.
“This video was edited by a talented CGI expert called Ed Crofts who came forward when I put out a plea on Facebook for ‘someone who can stitch my head onto someone else's body!” Cooper told The Electricity Club. Continue Reading ›
After over five years of dancing, laughing, drinking and loving, premiere London electronic club night Bedsitland is to call it a day. Since 2008, Bedsitland have been a credit to the scene, sticking their necks out in support of a combination of synth and pop
Among the bands they championed were VILE ELECTRODES, THE MODERN and TENEK. Pete Steer and Geoff Pinckney’s rousing electro-rock sets have graced the Bedsitland stage on no less than three occasions so it is therefore fitting that TENEK should play the final Bedsitland event on SATURDAY 22ND MARCH 2014 at London's Boston Music Room. Continue Reading ›