South Coast based synth duo BATTERY OPERATED ORCHESTRA have been building on a momentum which has seen them gain the support of BBC Introducing. The husband and wife DIY duo of Brigitte Rose and Chris Black released their first album ‘Incomplete Until Broken’ in September 2014 several years..
Their brand new album ‘Radiation’ has been a welcome ray of sunshine in a dreadfully gloomy 2016. They kindly chatted to The Electricity Club about their DIY ethos… More inside>>
LIEBE are the Greek electropop duo comprising of George Begas and Dim Zachariadis. Hailing from the Hellenic art capital of Thessaloniki, their most recent album ‘Revolution of Love’ developed on the sunny, holiday vibe of its predecessor ‘Airport’.
Ultimately an optimistic experience shaded in melancholy, ‘Revolution Of Love’ is a wonderfully escapist pop record. LIEBE vocalist George Begas kindly chatted to The Electricity Club about the duo’s career so far. More inside>>
HANNAH PEEL first became widely known as the synth playing violinist with JOHN FOXX & THE MATHS. Although a musician nurtured within a more traditional background, synthpop was the root of her 2010 debut EP ‘Rebox’.
Her second full length album ‘Awake But Always Dreaming’ is now ready to be unleashed. She kindly took out time to chat to The Electricity Club from her retreat in County Donegal. More inside>>
MARSHEAUX have recorded an exclusive cover of TEARS FOR FEARS ‘Suffer The Children’ for a new various artists compilation curated by The Electricity Club to be released on Undo Records.
The enticing reinterpretation is accompanied by a suitably moody black and white video filmed in Berlin. MARSHEAUX chatted to TEC about the genesis of ‘Suffer The Children’ while also discussing some of their favourite covers and ones which didn’t quite work out… More inside>>
Bristol’s finest MESH, whose success with their last album ‘Automation Baby’ took even the band by surprise, found it challenging to start working on the new material.
If the only way to match their previous successes was to explore different writing techniques, use new technology and re-employ the German master of electronica Olaf Wollschläger as the producer, then the duo certainly did their homework with the new opus ‘Looking Skyward’. More inside>>
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Montréal’s RATIONAL YOUTH were founded in 1980 by synth enthusiasts Tracy Howe and Bill Vorn. Along with PSYCHE and MEN WITHOUT HATS, they were among the trailblazers for electronic music in Canada.
And now Cold War Night Life, the online magazine of electronic music and culture, has curated ‘Heresy: A Tribute To RATIONAL YOUTH’, a covers collection of the Canadian synth pioneers’ best-known songs. More inside>>