Danish duo SOFTWAVE released their first EP ‘Together Alone’ in Summer 2016. A six track collection of appealing Nordic synthpop, it includes their debut single ‘Follow You’ and the solid live favourite ‘Awake But Still Asleep’.
With debut releases often being like dress rehearsals in public, SOFTWARE have learnt very quickly and a few months on, have actually managed to improve on the EP’s best number ‘On & On & On’ with a throbbing alternate reworking by Olsen. Continue Reading ›
Overall, 2016 was not a vintage year, but there were plenty of quality songs on offer throughout the year and a number were significantly outstanding.
Rounding down to a final 30 songs is always difficult but after much deliberation and with a restriction of one song per artist moniker, here are The Electricity Club’s 30 Songs of 2016 in alphabetical order… Continue Reading ›
Swedish synthpoppers TRAIN TO SPAIN have recorded their best song yet in their new single ‘Believe In Love’. It develops on the promise of their debut album ‘What it’s All About’ released in 2015.
Highly exuberant and featuring a poptastic four chord progression, the track is the first to feature producer Lars Netzel aka NOT LARS as a full-time member. ‘Believe In Love’ develops on the promise of their debut album ‘What It’s All About’. Continue Reading ›
Sweden’s TRAIN TO SPAIN finally released their debut album ‘What It’s All About’ in 2015, having issued music in a variety of different line-ups since 2001.
Featuring singer Helena Wigeborg and instrumentalist Jonas Rasmusson, ever keen to move forward and enrich their sound, TRAIN TO SPAIN have now been joined by Lars Netzel. Helena, Jonas and Lars kindly chatted to The Electricity Club about the past, present and future of TRAIN TO SPAIN. Continue Reading ›
In a far more productive year than 2014, many electronic music veterans returned to the fold in 2015 with their first new albums for many years.
There were plenty of releases from independent acts too, with Nordic Europe being a particularly strong territory once again. With a restriction of one song per artist moniker, here are The Electricity Club’s 30 SONGS OF 2015… Continue Reading ›