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ELECTRI_CITY – The Düsseldorf School of Electronic Music

First published in German during the Spring of 2015, Rudi Esch’s ‘ELECTRI_CITY – Elektronische Musik Aus Düsseldorf’ gave a fascinating insider’s account of the Germany’s influential post-war music scene which was centred around the city of Düsseldorf. The original book has now spawned an English language edition ‘ELECTRI_CITY - The Düsseldorf School of Electronic Music’, two compilation albums and an annual music conference, the third of which will take place on FRIDAY 27TH and SATURDAY 28TH OCTOBER 2017. Among those performing live will be ANNE CLARK and ROBERT GÖRL, while JONATHAN BARNBROOK will be giving a talk entitled ‘Designing Bowie’. Continue Reading ›

TINY MAGNETIC PETS Deluxe/Debris

TINY MAGNETIC PETS were founded in 2009 in Dublin by Paula Gilmer on vocals and Sean Quinn in charge of electronic sound wizardry. They were joined by Eugene Somers to take care of the percussion side of things and blossomed into a serious act, recognised by the likes of OMD, Michael Rother and Rusty Egan. Returning with their second full length album 'Deluxe/Debris', Gilmer and co promise to deliver their best work to date, a "perfect soundtrack for complicated times". Continue Reading ›

A Short Conversation with TINY MAGNETIC PETS

With their reputation as an intriguing live act, TINY MAGNETIC PETS are part of the line-up for Synth Wave Live on SATURDAY 1ST APRIL 2017 in London. Playing alongside NINA, SOFTWAVE, THE DEPARTMENT and many more, TINY MAGNETIC PETS kindly took a quick break from rehearsals to chat with The Electricity Club… Continue Reading ›

ELECTRI_CITY 1_2

electri_city2Released to coincide with ‘ELECTRI_CITY - The Düsseldorf School Of Electronic Music’, the book by Rudi Esch about the city’s music heritage, ‘ELECTRI_CITY 2’ gathers together some of the more accessible elements of Deutsche Elektronische Musik, Kosmische and Neue Deutsche Welle. A deluxe 2CD edition ‘ELECTRI_CITY 1_2’. adds the first volume that came out alongside the book. Issued by Grönland Records, think of it as a direct journey of discovery, but with the benefit of a local tour guide as well. Continue Reading ›

The ELECTRI_CITY Show

rudi+andy at KlingklangIn ‘ELECTRI_CITY - Elektronische_Musik_Aus_Düsseldorf’, Rudi Esch gives an eyewitness account of how the Düsseldorf electronic scene developed from 1970 to 1986. Andy McCluskey was interviewed by Esch for the book. With a version in Englisch retitled 'ELECTRI_CITY - The Düsseldorf School of Electronic Music' on the way, the pair discussed a variety of records at last year's ELECTRI_CITY_CONFERENCE for The ELECTRI_CITY Show. Continue Reading ›

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