2RAUMWHONUNG have been active since 2000. Although their 2007 album '36 Grad' still remains the Berliners' biggest achievement to date, a brand new outing is being tested upon the lovers of the quirky side of synth.
'Nacht und Tag' is indeed a rather eclectic mix of tunes, cunningly performed in a mix of English and German. Probably the most interesting element of the production is how the songs have been presented as those of night, "nacht", and their equivalents of day, "tag". Continue Reading ›
2016 will forever be remembered as the year when a significant number of cultural icons and popular musical figures left us; DAVID BOWIE, PRINCE, TOMITA, PETE BURNS, COLIN VERNCOMBE, KEITH EMERSON, DON BUCHLA and LEONARD COHEN were just some of the names who sadly departed.
But despite sadness that loomed, the year did produce some good music, particularly in the second half of the year, although in all, 2016 was not a vintage year for electronic pop. Continue Reading ›
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 ›
London based FIFI RONG, who fled her birthplace Beijing, having been perceived as "weird" and totally misunderstood in her musical endeavours, has been busy polishing her unusual sound for a few years now.
And now the 'Future Never Comes'... Co-written and produced by long-time fan Mark Rose via the PledgeMusic campaign, Rong showcases the sound of an artist at top of her game. Continue Reading ›
Recorded in Zurich, Swiss electro pioneers YELLO deliver ‘Toy’, their first album since 2009. Dieter Meier and Boris Blank had made a recorded return earlier in the year with the moody 'Why This, Why That & Why?', a track in collaboration with JEAN-MICHEL JARRE as part of his 'Electronica 2: The Heart Of Noise' album.
Despite 37 years of making music together, the distinctive sound of YELLO remains intriguing and distinctly European. Continue Reading ›