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Tag: The Psychedelic Furs

Introducing VON KONOW

From the same stable as VILLA NAH, SIN COS TAN and THE HEARING comes Marko von Konow. The flamboyant Finnish art rocker says he is all about contradictions. With rousing avant pop melodies and dramatic orchestrations, the lead single ‘On A Hill’ from the new album ‘For All & None’ sonically echoes THE PSYCHEDELIC FURS classic favourite ‘Love My Way’ with its charming marimba hook. Continue Reading ›

TEC’s 25 SYNTH + GUITAR BAND COMBO TRACKS

There are many bands from the Synth Britannia-era that are often perceived as being electronic, when in fact they either started off in a traditional band format and integrated synthesizers/sequencers or remained like that throughout most of their career. ULTRAVOX, NEW ORDER and GARY NUMAN all fell into that format, but what about others who have successfully managed to meld the rigidity and coldness of electronics with the more human element of guitars. Continue Reading ›