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The Electricty Club’s 30 SONGS OF 2016

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 ›

A Short Conversation with VILLA NAH

villa-nahfriendFinnish duo VILLA NAH have returned after a five year hiatus. With their recently released second album ‘Ultima’, Juho Paalosmaa and Tomi Hyyppä have reminded the general public as to why they wowed audiences who saw them open for OMD in 2010. ‘Ultima’ undoubtedly comes over as a more varied and mature musical statement. Juho Paalosmaa and Tomi Hyyppä chatted about the genesis of the album and its influences, both musical and technical. Continue Reading ›

VILLA NAH Ultima

villa-nah_ultimaHaving released one of the best electronic pop albums of 2010 in their debut ‘Origin’, Helsinki’s VILLA NAH went quiet after a well-received UK tour supporting OMD. But childhood friends Juho Paalosmaa and Tomi Hyyppä are now back after a five-year hiatus. ‘Ultima’ sees the duo and Hulkkonen present an escapist soundtrack for a Nordic summer, swathed in dreamy synthesizers. While Paalosmaa’s vocals are as forlorn as ever, there is a cautious air of optimism too. Continue Reading ›

VILLA NAH Stranger

VILLA NAH2016-01One of the best electronic pop albums of 2010 was ‘Origin’ by VILLA NAH. The East Helsinki pairing of Juho Paalosmaa and Tomi Hyyppä consolidated their position by supporting OMD on their UK Autumn tour. Paalosmaa formed SIN COS TAN with ‘Origin’ co-producer Jori Hulkkonen; their three acclaimed albums to date, ‘Sin Cos Tan’, ‘Afterlife’ and ‘Blown Away’, filled the void left by VILLA NAH. But the Finnish duo are now back, back, BACK! Continue Reading ›

Five Years of TEC: WHILE MY SYNTH GENTLY BLEEPS

TEC 5 yearsThe Electricity Club celebrates its fifth anniversary and it has been a glorious journey. The site came into being on 15th March 2010 after the founding team discussed having an online platform to feature the best in new and classic electronic pop music. The decision to finally launch The Electricity Club came at the HEAVEN 17 aftershow party for their triumphant gig at The Magna Science Park on 6th March 2010. During that evening, The Electricity Club met and chatted with Glenn Gregory, Martyn Ware, Paul Humphreys and Claudia Brücken… by the end of the year, all four had given insightful interviews to The Electricity Club. Continue Reading ›

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