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WHITE DOOR The Great Awakening

If there is one person who has probably sparked the realisation of a long-awaited second WHITE DOOR album, then it has to be the synth Superswede Johan Baeckström. Although Baeckström has been unashamedly candid about the influence of Vince Clarke on his music, his musicality was also been shaped by the small catalogue of songs by Mac Austin, Harry Davies and John Davies. That sparked a WHITE DOOR reunion. Continue Reading ›

A Short Conversation with ANI GLASS

‘Mirores’ is the excellent debut long player by Welsh synth songstress ANI GLASS and conceived around the idea of movement and progress around her hometown of Cardiff. ANI GLASS released her first EP ‘Ffrwydrad Tawel’ in 2017 having served an apprenticeship under mentors such as OMD’s Andy McCluskey and the late Martin Rushent. She kindly chatted to The Electricity Club about realising her artistic vision and remaining true to her culture. Continue Reading ›

ANI GLASS Mirores

ANI GLASS releases her long-awaited debut album ‘Mirores’. It is an observational electronic travelogue based around the idea of movement and progress in her hometown of Cardiff. ‘Mirores’ has enticing synthpop songs sitting together with more conceptual found sound adventures. It is one woman’s artistic vision celebrating her heritage and home, empowered by the freedom and democracy opened up via electronic music. Continue Reading ›

GEORGIA Seeking Thrills

Signed to Domino Records, home of FRANZ FERDINAND, ARCTIC MONKEYS and AUSTRA, over the last year, GEORGIA has been the artist that everyone is talking about. Gaining mainstream radio airplay in 2019, her singles ‘About Work The Dancefloor’ and ‘Never Let You Go’ were great, mining ROBYN and CHVRCHES respectively in the process, the former stating “I have no material gifts for you”. Here were the signs of a promising breakthrough artist. Continue Reading ›

QUIETER THAN SPIDERS Interview

Back in 2014, a Chinese combo named QUIETER THAN SPIDERS caught the ears of The Electricity Club. Fast forward to 2019 and QUIETER THAN SPIDERS have finally released their debut album ‘Signs Of Life’. Their understated but richly melodic and emotive Shanghai synthpop is largely played by the hands of the anonymous family group of Leon, Yi Fan and Yao. Yi Fan from QUIETER THAN SPIDERS kindly chatted about one of the best electronic albums of 2019. Continue Reading ›

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