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OMD – Pretending To See The Future

Words on paper, over decades It’s now over 40 years since Andy McCluskey and Paul Humphreys made their live debut as Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark at Eric’s on the 12th October 1978. The show—originally envisaged as a one-off to … Read More

TWIST HELIX – Ouseburn

“This city’s not sleeping/it’s dreaming.” If there’s a line that sums up the new Twist Helix album, it’s the above one on opening track ‘Newcastle’. Although much of the alt-electro outfit’s material deals with the decline of communities and the … Read More

BOO – Snare

In BOO… battery operates YOU! Hailing from the Sussex coast, the duo of BOO – Battery Operated Orchestra – has charmed electronic music enthusiasts since 2010. Consisting of Chris Black and Brigitte Rose, BOO was the logical follow-on from Black’s … Read More

FRÖST – Matters

Glacial synthpop perfection With the release of new album Matters, Brighton-based outfit Fröst have reached a particular milestone on their continuing musical journey into transcendental pop. Consisting of French-Swedish sound artist Johanna Bramli (vocalist for Stereolab offshoot Imitation Electric Piano) … Read More

CAROLINE McLAVY – Quasi-Static

Dancepop deconstructed Caroline McLavy emerged during a particularly fervent period of the grassroots electronic music scene. She’s graced the stage at a variety of electronic music events, including the 2017 Silicon Dreams Festival, where her emphatic vocal style and confident … Read More

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