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ERIC C. POWELL – Mute

Evocative instrumental electronica Those familiar with the output of electronic musician Eric C. Powell will acknowledge, perhaps, his skilled hand at producing electronic music that also has a heart – not always necessarily an easy feat. Yet his catalogue boats … Read More

Teclist: TENEDLE, OVVLS & LADY B

TENEDLE – Stellar There was an earthy, vital sound the Tenedle’s previous album Traumsender (see TEC review previously). Meanwhile Dimitri Niccolai (aka Tenedle) has been keeping busy writing and recording new material (including Glossophobia, the soundtrack to his film The … Read More

AUSTRA – HiRUDiN

Quirky pop moments… When we last left Austra, the album Future Politics was gracing our musical choices back in 2017. As an album, that effort was evolving away from the baroque pop elements that had been part of Austra’s DNA … Read More

AGENCY-V – No Divide

Life’s a Mystery to me During the current Covid-19 crisis, artists are continually exploring new ways to create and showcase their music. Not surprisingly, with the live circuit effectively on hold, that means focussing more on writing and production. With … Read More

Introducing HUGUENOT

Be Where I Am The US has seen a significant uptick in electronic artists emerging in recent times, many with vastly different approaches to how they write and produce. The cultural differences between America and the UK/Europe also help to … Read More

Introducing VIOLENT VICKIE

I don’t belong… Hailing from Los Angeles, Violent Vickie describes herself as a “Dark Synth-Riot” artist. Embracing themes that include consumerism, relationships, gender, hedonism and all points in-between, Vickie (in collaboration with co-producer/recording guitarist E) carves out a strange dreamscape of … Read More

EMPATHY TEST – Monsters

Empathy Test get the monsters… Not willing to skimp on either quality or quantity, Empathy Test served up not one, but two debut albums back in 2017. Although the London-based combo had already made their mark via a series of … Read More

WIRE & WASTELAND – Return To The Light

Drowning Sound Exploration As Pinklogik, Bristol-based electronic musician Jules Straw unveiled a surprising gem in the form of Glint back in 2018 (see The Electricity Club review previously). Bouncing between electronica and dreampop, the album offered up a reflective approach … Read More

PETER STEER / TENEK Interview

Tenek’s Peter Steer in conversation… With the current Coronavirus crisis impacting the music industry, many bands are artists are struggling to adapt. Live concerts have all but come to a halt and this sudden change means many artists are switching … Read More

Florian Schneider 1947 – 2020

The lights in the electronic music community dimmed suddenly this week when the news broke of the passing of Kraftwerk’s Florian Schneider. Born in 1947, Schneider originally began his musical journey while studying in Düsseldorf. Delving into the experimental music … Read More

Electronic Music Is For Everyone

This Is Our Sound… When The Electricity Club was originally founded in the early 2000s, the electronic music scene was on the cusp of moving into a new era. Although it’s a genre of music that’s been with us for … Read More

DICEPEOPLE – Destroyed

I turned you into a destroyer… For those that like their electronic music painted in darker hues, the ever-reliable Dicepeople are back with a selection of raw darkwave offerings care of the Destroyed EP. Consisting of Matt Brock (musician, songwriter … Read More

TWIST HELIX – Louder

Biting on my tongue forever… Having made a big impact with their 2018 album Ouseburn (see The Electricity Club review previously), Newcastle outfit Twist Helix have also been carving up the live circuit with their dynamic performances, including a star … Read More

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