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An Audience with RUSTY EGAN in December

‘An Audience with Rusty Egan’ takes place on Wednesday 6th December 2017 at PizzaExpress Live in Holborn, not far from the location of The Blitz Club. Hosted by The Electricity Club’s Chi Ming Lai, Rusty Egan will be sharing private moments from his career and discussing songs from his long career as a "Pioneer - From Punk to New Romantic" in a visual talk show. Likely to be a very lively evening of forthright chat, he also will be accepting questions from the audience. More Inside ›

A Beginner’s Guide To MIDGE URE

MIDGE URE needs no introduction as one of the UK’s most highly regarded songwriters and musicians. Having become fascinated by KRAFTWERK when they hit the UK charts with ‘Autobahn’ in 1975, he purchased his first synth, a Yamaha CS50 in 1977. Best known for his involvement in ULTRAVOX and VISAGE, The Electricity Club looks back at MIDGE URE’s great adventure in electronic music via this twenty track Beginner’s Guide, with a restriction of one track per album / project More Inside ›

ELECTRONIC CIRCUS Direct Lines EP

Described as “A human cannonball of electronic sounds”, ELECTRONIC CIRCUS was co-founded by Chris Payne, the keyboard and viola virtuoso who was a member of Gary Numan’s band between 1979 to 1990. He notably co-wrote ‘Fade To Grey’. ELECTRONIC CIRCUS began life in 1981 with a single entitled ‘Direct Lines. Gathering together some of the original band including Paul Johnson Rogers, Tim Vince and Mike Stewart, Payne has put together a new four song EP inspired by the song. More Inside ›

SYNTH WAVE LIVE at Zigfrid von Underbelly of Hoxton

Zigfrid von Underbelly of Hoxton was the venue of Synth Wave Live, a special event curated by Rob Green and Renato Moyssén to celebrate the first anniversary of internet station Artefaktor Radio. The station provides a global platform for a variety of programming, the best known being The Electronic Family Tree show presented by the legendary Rusty Egan. A gathering of ten acts from all over Europe were gathered to provide a day’s worth of live music to suit a variety of tastes. More Inside ›

A Not So Short Conversation with CHRIS PAYNE

CHRIS PAYNE is best known as being a long standing member of GARY NUMAN’s band between 1979 to 1990. More recently, he has returned to the synthpop fold, co-writing five songs with RUSTY EGAN for his new album ‘Welcome To The Dancefloor’.. With the revival of his old side project ELECTRONIC CIRCUS as well, CHRIS PAYNE chatted to The Electricity Club about... More Inside ›

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