Anglo-American duo STRANGE EYES combine a vampish magnetism with an electronic AOR backbone.
Comprising of Melissa Glass and Jodie Fox, the two were last spotted as members of VIVIEN GLASS who made a great bleep forward with their second album ‘Jura’ in Autumn 2015 before seemingly disbanding a year later. Now out on their own, STRANGE EYES’ brooding debut single ‘Black Heart’ successfully blends Melissa’s taste for FLEETWOOD MAC with Jodie’s love of IAMX. Continue Reading ›
In a far more productive year than 2014, many electronic music veterans returned to the fold in 2015 with their first new albums for many years.
There were plenty of releases from independent acts too, with Nordic Europe being a particularly strong territory once again. With a restriction of one song per artist moniker, here are The Electricity Club’s 30 SONGS OF 2015… Continue Reading ›
Forming in 2010, London based synth combo VIVIEN GLASS have been steadily making in-roads with their elegant gothtronica. To celebrate the release of their new album 'Jura', the band held a special launch party Upstairs At The Garage in Islington
After they got off stage, Melissa and Foxx from VIVIEN GLASS kindly answered a few questions about the band’s development over the last six months. Continue Reading ›
London’s indie and electro scenes saw the birth of VIVIEN GLASS, a sophisticated three piece who progressed to release their first album 'Awake, My Sleeper' in 2013.
Their second album 'Jura' has been carefully prepared and mastered by none other than Mazen Murad, the maestro behind the works of BJORK and THE ROLLING STONES, promising an exhilarating listening experience. Continue Reading ›
The cancellation of Alt-Fest in August 2014 sent shockwaves around the alternative music scene. So acts from many shores who had pre-arranged to come to the UK, now had nowhere to play. Coming to the rescue were Flag Promotions who promptly hosted some of the bands at Electrowerkz in London. Fittingly named SOS, the event was a success and prompted a second instalment for 2015.
TEC reports from the electro room on the first day of SOS#2 Festival where ASSEMBLAGE 23, ANALOG ANGEL, VIVIEN GLASS, EMPATHY TEST and TREGENZA all played. Continue Reading ›