RODNEY CROMWELL Exercise Class

After the resigned acceptance of the “post-truth world” that loomed over his second album ‘Memory Box’, Rodney Cromwell is back with a lighter humorous commentary on midlife with his new single ‘Exercise Class’. All pumped up with this blast of disco indietronica influenced by NEW ORDER and LCD SOUNDSYSTEM, Rodney Cromwell chatted about ‘Exercise Class’, its accompanying video and more… Continue Reading ›

FINLAY SHAKESPEARE Directions Out Of Town

‘Directions Out Of Town’ is being touted as possibly the last album by Finlay Shakespeare. The Bristolian synth builder and producer already has several long playing releases to his name, the best of which so far have been ‘Solemnities’ from 2020 and 2023’s ‘Illusion + Memory’. “I essentially don’t know where I belong any more” he said, “This record is the precursor to that.” Continue Reading ›

Lost Albums: LEDA Welcome To Joyland

In 1978, Peter Baumann had left TANGERINE DREAM and pondering his next move. Baumann had his new Berlin-based Paragon Studio to maintain. Inspired by ‘I Feel Love’, he hit upon the idea of doing a disco flavoured electronic record with an alluring female voice that had commercial promise. ‘Welcome To Joyland’ remains something of a curio in the Peter Baumann portfolio... Continue Reading ›

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