WAVESHAPER Mainframe

Tom Andersson is the Swedish synthesist and retro gamer known as WAVESHAPER. Introduced by his father to Jean Michel Jarre, unsurprisingly his music has a filmic quality thanks to his own love of Vangelis and John Carpenter. He contributed to soundtracks for the game ‘Furi’ alongside Carpenter Brut and the downbeat thriller 'Videoman' with fellow Swedes Robert Parker and Johan Agebjörn. But now comes 'Mainframe', his latest muscial visit into yesterday's tomorrow. Continue Reading ›

BLANCMANGE + HEARTBREAK Live in Tunbridge Wells

The leafy Kent town of Royal Tunbridge Wells was the location for first night of the BLANCMANGE tour rescheduled from 2020. Tonight at The Forum, which was chosen to be a sort of warm-up to get BLANCMANGE back into the ritual of live performance after a gap of almost two years, the opening act was the energetic Anglo-Argentine electro duo HEARTBREAK. Neil Arthur’s return to the live stage is an important symbol that gives hope after a difficult 21 months. Continue Reading ›

BUNNY X Interview

BUNNY X are the playful American duo comprising of Abigail Gordon and Mary Hanley. Their upcoming debut long player ‘Young & In Love’ parties like it’s 1986 in their most straightforwardly pop statement yet. Ultimately as this interview shows, Abigail Gordon and Mary Hanley are just girls who want to have fun… They kindly talked to ELECTRICITYCLUB.CO.UK about the making of their eagerly anticipated first album 'Young & In Love' and if they were in ‘Pretty In Pink’, would they have chosen Duckie or Blane? Continue Reading ›

TINY MAGNETIC PETS Drowning In Indigo

Having boosted their profile with the house-laden remix by Vince Clarke of ‘Automation’, Irish trio TINY MAGNETIC PETS are back in their usual territory with a new single. ‘Drowning In Indigo’ is a wonderful atmospheric set piece with an understated electronic template that affirms “nothing is rose tinted”. A reflection of the song's isolated genesis during the 2020 lockdown, the accompanying video sees front woman Paula Gilmer underwater where “every colour turns to a shade of blue”. Continue Reading ›

DUBSTAR Tectonic Plates

With ‘Hygiene Strip’ and ‘I Can See You Outside’, Sarah Blackwood and Chris Wilkie have been re-exploring the electronic direction of their earlier sound, having celebrated the 25th Anniversary of their debut single 'Stars' in 2020. Taking its title from the slowly but constantly moving pieces of Earth's crust and uppermost mantle which cause earthquakes when stuck together, ‘Tectonic Plates’ focusses on friction over a neo-baggy beat, but paradoxically sparkles on entry in a seismic shift. Continue Reading ›

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