Inevitably influenced by KRAFTWERK and DAVID BOWIE, one of Eugenio Valente's mission statements is “pop is a not crime”. EUGENE has been making synthwaves in the past 18 months, particularly with the dreamily propulsive collaboration with LISBON KID's Danny De Matos called ‘Waiting for You’.
The Electricity Club chatted to the Italian singer, songwriter, arranger, producer and remixer about his ethos and upcoming appearance in London at Synth Wave Live 3… Continue Reading ›
From Wall Of Sound Records, the stable that brought the world the stable that brought the world RÖYKSOPP, LES RHYTHMES DIGITALES and PROPELLERHEADS, comes Italian singer, songwriter, arranger, producer and remixer EUGENE.
Although his first single ‘Dior DNA’ was released in 2006 by UdU Records and the Casio-laced ‘Promenade’ came out in 2014, EUGENE has been making synthwaves in the past 12 months, particularly with the dreamy ‘Waiting for You’. Continue Reading ›
The Union Club in Soho was the location of ‘Question Mark’, a panel discussion hosted by Wall Of Sound and Back To the Phuture’s Mark Jones. The four guests gathered for the fascinating and extremely good humoured chat were OMD’s Paul Humphreys, HEAVEN 17’s Glenn Gregory, Steve Norman from SPANDAU BALLET and T’PAU vocalist Carol Decker.
Mark Jones announced this was to be the last free session to which Carol Decker amusingly quipped “Will I have to pay to talk about myself?” Continue Reading ›
Big corporations may have a stranglehold on the modern music industry, but it’s the genuine music enthusiasts with their independent labels and knowledge who feed it by their intuition to recognise talent.
With Wall Of Sound now celebrating their 21st Anniversary with a compilation entitled ‘Walls Have Ears - 21 Years Of Wall Of Sound’ featuring the label’s highlights and previously unreleased BBC sessions, label impresario Mark Jones chatted to The Electricity Club. Continue Reading ›