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TEC Gold: INTERVIEW ARCHIVE

Today is The Electricity Club’s seventh birthday and our big portfolio of interviews reads like a Who’s Who? of electronic pop music. Whether you are interested in the pioneers of the genre or newer, up-and-coming acts, there is something for you.

They are archived in an easy-to-use page. From ex-members of KRAFTWERK, JAPAN, THE HUMAN LEAGUE, SOFT CELL and DEPECHE MODE, to OMD, MIDGE URE and HEAVEN 17, to KITE, MIRRORS and VILE ELECTRODES, they are all here. More inside ›

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RUSTY EGAN PRESENTS Welcome To The Dancefloor

rusty-egan-presents-wttdfAfter many years of trials and tribulations, Rusty Egan finally presents ‘Welcome To The Dancefloor’. It’s a collection of thirteen songs that explore a varied range of topics from the euphoria of clubland to the celebration of musical heroes to personal bereavement.

Indeed, several of the songs started off as recordings for the rebooted VISAGE.

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THE FAINT Capsule: 1999-2016

the-faint-capsuleWhen the new millennium began, things were grim for the electronic pop fan… the mainstream music scene had been infiltrated by the tedium of landfill indie.

However, there were new beacons of hope in LADYTRON and GOLDFRAPP, while synthpop was to become the rogue element of rock bands such as THE KILLERS and THE BRAVERY.

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WHITE LIES Friends

friends_white_liesAs the old adage goes, “misery loves company…” and it cannot be denied that some huge selling albums have been written following dark times in an artist’s life.

So what happens when things start to become a bit peachy? The royalties come rolling in,

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A Beginner’s Guide To CONNY PLANK

conny_plank2It was at Conny’s Studio just outside of Cologne that a number of landmark recordings were completed, notably KRAFTWERK’s ‘Autobahn’ and ULTRAVOX’s ‘Vienna’. The studio was the operational centre of engineer and producer Konrad Plank.

As well as studio work, CONNY PLANK was an active musician.

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