With a less intense release schedule than last year, it was a bit more straightforward for The Electricity Club to choose its songs of 2014. Whereas 2013 had a short list of 45 songs, 2014 was closer to 35 although not the struggle to find 30 as was the case in 2012.
As usual, they are listed in alphabetical order and all have been released either in physical formats, or digitally as purchasable or free downloads during the calendar year. Limited to one song per artist moniker, here are TEC’s 30 Songs of 2014. Continue Reading ›
With 2013 having been one of the strongest years in electronic pop since its post-punk heyday, 2014 was always going to struggle to compete, despite it being the 50th Anniversary of the Moog synthesizer’s first prototype demonstration at the Audio Engineering Society convention in October 1964.
While 2014 was nowhere near in terms of the high profile releases of 2013 or even 2011, it certainly surpassed the comparatively quiet year of 2012. But there were still a lot of live shows as momentum continued in support of the previous year’s releases. Continue Reading ›
Little is known about the mysterious combo QUIETER THAN SPIDERS who have caught the ears of The Electricity Club, other than they are to have their debut album released by Anna Logue Records.
Piloting a brand of “Shanghai Synthpop… using home-made electronic sounds played by hand”, the first track unveiled back in summer of Summer 2013 was ‘Shanghai Metro’. Continue Reading ›
Following the outstanding debut single ‘When We Were Young’ b/w ‘Kleiner Satellit’ in 2008, TWINS NATALIA have finally released their first album ‘The Destiny Room’.
Touchingly melancholic with classic Weimar Cabaret melodies and vibrant Kling Klang interplay, the soundtrack conjures memories of holiday romances with pretty German Frauleins and flirty French mademoiselles. Continue Reading ›
TWINS NATALIA are an Anglo-German collective of creative minds from various artistic fields working together in order to create some beautiful, catchy yet melancholic and substantial electropop. In 2008, this ensemble issued a fabulous single ‘When We Were Young’ b/w ‘Kleiner Satellit’.
Releasing their work on the European conglomerate Anna Logue Records, TWINS NATALIA’s only other recording so far has been the gorgeously sequenced ‘Destiny’ on a 2010 compilation which celebrating the label’s back catalogue. Continue Reading ›