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. More inside>>
Space travel and synths were just made to go together. But while new Brighton artist JØTA pays tribute to the Soviet Space Programme of the Cold War era, Greek veteran VANGELIS brings things right up to date with ‘Rosetta’, his new album dedicated to the space mission of the same name.
VANGELIS was inspired to compose the album following a video call with astronaut André Kuipers from the International Space Station. More inside>>
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It’s been almost 37 years at Ipswich Gaumont since I had my first encounter with the man GARY NUMAN. He was often criticized for being “wooden” with little or no movement on stage on that his first tour! Oh, how things have changed!
37 years later and 40 miles up the road, I find myself at Norwich UEA on what has been billed as The Classic Album tour. More inside>>
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DELERIUM originated in Canada as a side enterprise of FRONT LINE ASSEMBLY, with Bill Leeb as the only constant member. Leeb and Michael Balch started off as darker ambient sound enthusiasts, but the evolution of line-up changes gradually migrated DELERIUM’s sound onto electronic dance.
‘Mythologie’ is the fifteenth studio album by the Leeb-Fulber collaboration, with a helping hand from Jared Singerland and Craig Johnsen. More inside>>
Since her debut album ‘The Broken Wave’ in early 2011, HANNAH PEEL’s collaborations with JOHN FOXX & THE MATHS and BEYOND THE WIZARDS SLEEVE have seen more electronic elements absorbed into her own work.
‘Awake But Always Dreaming’ is Peel’s long awaited second album. It is an adventurous electronically textured experience, taking its lead from artists like THE BLUE NILE and KATE BUSH while Delia and Daphne also linger in the background. More inside>>
The 2016 ELECTRI_CITY_CONFERENCE will take place on FRIDAY 14TH and SATURDAY 15TH OCTOBER in Düsseldorf. JOHN FOXX & STEVE D’AGOSTINO, RUSTY EGAN, MARSHEAUX, CULT WITH NO NAME, JIMI TENOR & JORI HULKKONEN will be playing live.
There will also be talks from Daniel Miller, Martyn Ware, Mark Reeder and Chris Payne. As a climax to the event, JEAN-MICHEL JARRE will be performing on SATURDAY 22ND OCTOBER at the ISS Dome and giving a pre-show talk. More inside>>
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