PINKLOGIK – Glint

Glitchy dreampop delights await… Under the guise of Pinklogik, electronic musician Jules Straw has been producing her own blend of tunes since 2006, chalking up an impressive catalogue of releases since her debut album Mosaic Electro. The Bristol-based artist released … Read More

A-HA, OMD & TOM BAILEY Live

The opening night of a-ha’s 31-date Electric Summer tour yielded plenty of surprises, as Barry Page discovered… The home of Kent County Cricket Club, the Spitfire ground has been doubling up as a music venue since Elton John brought his … Read More

MARCONI UNION Live In London

Ethereal electronica.. Ambient outfit Marconi Union are probably best known for their soothing composition ‘Weightless’, a piece whose genesis arrived after consultation with a sound therapist. The finished work was considered “the most relaxing tune ever” (to the point where … Read More

LEGPUPPY – Meds and Beer

There’s no need to fear… Electronic anarchists LegPuppy have plenty to say on themes such as narcissism, social media addiction, paranoia and identity theft. Their album You Should Be Paranoid tackled such diverse topics (and more besides) earlier in the … Read More

MUSIC FROM THE DARK OUTSIDE

Experimental electronic curios… Perhaps one of the most compelling mysteries of the current electronic music scene is the resurgence of interest in the humble cassette. For those of a certain age, it likely conjures memories of rewinding cassettes with the … Read More

IAN BURDEN – Hey Hey Ho Hum

Ian Burden offers themes of unity, optimism and honesty… The release of Ian Burden’s debut album Hey Hey Ho Hum was prompted by unusual circumstances. An accumulation of vintage synthesisers in his attic led to a decision to test them … Read More

FIAT LUX – It’s You

The return of Fiat Lux Although the 1980s is widely regarded as the classic era of synthpop acts, it’s also a period in which many post-punk bands explored an eclectic approach to instrumentation and arrangement. Synths were seen as an … Read More

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