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HIERONYMOUS FTP – Nous Pâlissons (Fade to Grey)

Iconic synthpop tune gets a modern interpretation Attempting contemporary arrangements of classic synthpop songs is always a daunting task. There’s always a danger that it will fall into parody or fail to do justice to the original. Yet, when the … Read More

PRINCESS CHELSEA – The Loneliest Girl

Chamber pop perfection It seems like a gulf of time since Princess Chelsea’s last studio album outing The Great Cybernetic Depression graced us with its presence. We summed up the 2015 album in our review at the time as “…a … Read More

LIFELINES: Pål Waaktaar-Savoy

On the occasion of Pål Waaktaar-Savoy’s 57th birthday, we present a revised and expanded version of an article we originally published last year about the guitarist’s projects outside of a-ha: http://www.electricity-club.co.uk/lifelines-the-side-projects-of-a-ha/

THE RUDE AWAKENING – Fuck Puppet

Explicit electronic adventures… The Rude Awakening has established itself as a musical venture capable of delivering defiant messages and sordid synth outings. This delving into the realms of sexual fantasy continues on their latest release, with the unequivocally blunt ‘Fuck … Read More

Pretending To See The Future

New OMD Book explores the electropop outfit’s legacy OMD have a new book out in November which tracks the band’s extensive history and musical career. It includes input from the band members as well as contributions from the fan community. … Read More

AUTOROTATION Mapping The Dark Room

Light from darkness… Thoughtful, introspective tunes appear to be Autorotation’s speciality – something which TEC first picked up on last year when we first encountered the band care of ‘Swamped’. Autorotation were a continuation from an earlier combo known as … Read More

HOTGOTHIC – I’m Still Yours

Love and loss explored… Pursuing a genre which they’ve labeled as ‘Crackrock’, the power pop trio of Hotgothic are back in action with a new release. ‘I’m Still Yours’ is Hotgothic’s own unique take on the breakup song built around … Read More

BRIDGES – Våkenatt

Over 37 years since it was first recorded, the near-mythical follow-up to Fakkeltog finally sees the light of day. Guest reviewer Greg Lansdowne offers his verdict on this fascinating document of a-ha’s pre-fame years… Back in the late ‘80s/early ‘90s … Read More

PREMIERE: INFORMATION SOCIETY – Nothing Prevails

Commercial commentary with an electropop style This month sees a new outing from synthpop outfit Information Society and The Electricity Club is proud to premiere the video for ‘Nothing Prevails’. The 1980s managed to spin up a variety of synthpop … Read More

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