Video Killed The Radio Star with POLLY SCATTERGOOD and BRUCE WOOLEY
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Iconic pop tune gets re-imagined for the 21st Century… When it comes to pop tunes, there’s a select few that manage to be immediately recognisable regardless of whatever decade they were recorded in. So the iconic opening bars of The … Read More

Lost Albums : U96 – Replugged
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Despite having sold over 15 million records worldwide, U96 are virtually unheard of in the UK. The Hamburg-based electronic act are best remembered for their huge international hit, ‘Das Boot’, a techno treatment of Klaus Doldinger’s 1981 film theme, which … Read More

2017 NEW RELEASES
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A look at some of the year’s forthcoming electronic music releases… 2017 is already shaping up to be a good year for record releases with a combination of classic artists and contemporary bands putting out new albums, reissues and compilations. … Read More

Introducing SAILOR & I
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Synthpop with a Swedish flavour care of SAILOR & I… Swedish electronic musician Alexander Sjödin caught everyone’s attention with the dark electropop appeal of ‘Black Swan’ in 2016 under the moniker Sailor & I. Sjödin grew up with an avid … Read More

Lost Albums : KON KAN Syntonic
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In 1989 Canadian act Kon Kan scored a huge international hit with “I Beg Your Pardon”, an innovative composite of synthpop influences (New Order and Pet Shop Boys in particular) and samples (notably, country star Lynn Anderson’s ‘Rose Garden’). Whilst … Read More

AIVIS The Wilderness
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New synth duo AIVIS offer warmth and emotion in their debut release… It’s always refreshing to discover new electronic bands that offer intriguing, original sounds and can be influenced by a variety of bands without having to mimic any of … Read More

Missing In Action: SCHMOOF
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By the turn of the 21st century, synthpop as a genre was on life-support. Pioneering bands like The Human League and Pet Shop Boys were still in action (and releasing some of their finest ever work) but a mass audience … Read More

PRINCESS CHELSEA Frack
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The subtle electronic charms of Princess Chelsea continues to win over new fans as she expands her sphere of influence introducing new listeners to the delights of the Lil’ Golden Book album. Along the way, Princess Chelsea has also been … Read More

TASTY FISH : 30 Lost Songs of the CD Era
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By no means a comprehensive list, here is a snapshot of electronic music from between 1990 to 1999 featuring 30 near-hits, minor hits, flops and oddities. Not all of these were released in the UK, with many treasures emanating from … Read More

Lost Albums : KON KAN Move to Move
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Incredibly it is almost a quarter of a century since Canada’s KON KAN recorded the classic ‘I Beg Your Pardon’, which was a massive worldwide hit single in 1989. It cleverly fused a popular country record with a contemporary dance … Read More

A-HA – The Last Hurrah
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It’s hard to conceive it all comes to an end In October 2009, A-Ha announced they were to split following a final world tour. Here The Electricity Club looks back at the career of the Scandinavian phenomenon, and reports from … Read More

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