Tag: Vandal Moon
With a sound seeded from post-punk, goth and new wave, VANDAL MOON are shaped as much by their use of drum machines and synthesizers as much as guitars and the inevitable deep baritone vocals.
As a result, 'Black Kiss' is by their own admission is the duo’s most purely electronic work yet, largely written using synths while being inspired by THE CURE, DEPECHE MODE, THE SISTERS OF MERCY and THE PSYCHEDELIC FURS. Continue Reading ›
Founded in 2012, BETAMAXX is the musical vehicle of Pittsburgh based Nick Morey. The most recent BETAMAXX album ‘Lost In A Dreamworld’ saw him bringing in wider influences such as goth and new wave.
One of those songs is ‘Never Sleep Again’, a collaboration with post-punk Santa Cruz duo VANDAL MOON. Reflecting its tale of love and disaffection, ‘Never Sleep Again’ comes with a superb video directed by Dan Przygoda and shot by Brad A Kinnan. Continue Reading ›
Hayley Stewart and Jared Nickerson had a good thing going with DEAD ASTRONAUTS.
A self-confessed lover of Japanese culture, the Canadian songstress adopted the name of MECHA MAIKO and started creating little electronic gems, mixing sweet and poppy naive synth with the nostalgia of the classic era. 'Let's!' will surprise again and potentially steal the top spot for many this year. Continue Reading ›
Shawn Ward is the DJ and producer behind FM ATTACK. The debut album ‘Dreamatic’ got a profile boost with ‘Drive’ actor actor Ryan Gosling mentioned the directing team were fans of the record during interviews promoting the now-influential cult movie.
With a new album just released appropriately titled ‘New World’, Ward kindly spoke to The Electricity Club’s about his career to date as FM ATTACK and his upcoming live appearances in the British Isles this Autumn. Continue Reading ›