An Interview With LOLA DUTRONIC
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Life with Lola… As Lola Dutronic, the Toronto/Düsseldorf electronic duo of Richard Citroen and Stephanie B have carved out an impressive career of engaging pop tunes. Originally conceived by Richard Citroen to combine his love of ‘60s French pop with … Read More

EMPATHY TEST Interview
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Catching up with one of electropop’s rapidly rising outfits… Empathy Test consists of childhood friends Isaac Howlett and Adam Relf. Formed in 2013, the London-based duo established themselves through a series of EP releases, including 2014’s Losing Touch and Throwing … Read More

Tears From A Stone – Exploring Paul Waaktaar-Savoy’s New Biography
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‘Silence’ is golden ‘If you’ve got more to say, why wouldn’t you say it?’ Paul Waaktaar-Savoy, Berlin, 26 March 2015 (Press Conference to formally announce a-ha’s comeback and the release of a new album, Cast In Steel) Traditionally, when ‘the … Read More

HANNAH PEEL In Conversation
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Discussing Hannah Peel’s elderly alter ego… Hannah Peel’s musical arc has chartered some intriguing landscapes over the years. Her original music box arrangements of classic songs by the likes of OMD, Soft Cell, New Order and Cocteau Twins gave her … Read More

An Interview With FUTURE PERFECT
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Electropop outfit Future Perfect share some insight into their darkpop delights… Future Perfect have carved out their own niche in the world of electronic music via the brooding dancepop of ‘Hunter’, ‘Paradise’ and more recently ‘Fall’ – culled from their … Read More

An Interview With PARRALOX
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Parralox’s John von Ahlen provides some insight into the electronic outfit’s extensive career… Based in Melbourne, Australian electropop outfit Parralox came to life in 2008. Their debut album Electricity achieved critical acclaim and paved the way for an impressive catalogue … Read More

An Interview With SAILOR & I
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The brooding, glacial pop of Swedish artist Alexander Sjödin, aka Sailor & I, had originally captured the attention of the electronic music scene via the glacial pop perfection of tracks such as ‘Black Swan’ and ‘Chameleon’. Sjödin describes Sailor & … Read More

An Interview With MATT BROCK of DICEPEOPLE
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Delving into the darkwave secrets of one of London’s electropop delights… The release of their Synthetic EP caught our ears recently, but DICEPEOPLE have been putting out their own brand of dark electronic pop since 2013. Consisting of Matt Brock … Read More

An Interview With CAROLINE McLAVY
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The emotive electropop of CAROLINE McLAVY will be one of the treats for the forthcoming Silicon Dreams event this July. The Electricity Club sat down with Caroline for a few questions about her life, music and plans for the future…. … 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

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

English Electric – ANDY McCLUSKEY Interview
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Over the past 35 years Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark have written songs covering a vast and eclectic range of topics, creating both catchy and poignant melodies to go with them. These melodies often belie the serious issues which have … Read More

An Interview with COPPÉ
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Hailed as the ‘Godmother of Japanese Electronica’, Coppé has paved her own unique creative path over the years. Even from an early age, Coppé had a desire to pursue music. From the age of three she studied classical piano and … Read More

An interview with PRINCESS CHELSEA
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Machines Of Loving Grace One of the surprising musical joys of 2012 was the album Lil’ Golden Book which introduced us to Princess Chelsea (aka Chelsea Nikkel). Hailing from New Zealand, Princess Chelsea comes from the Lil’ Chief stable of … Read More

An Interview With BILLY CURRIE
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The True Transmission Billy Currie is a classically trained, multi-talented instrumentalist / composer. With a serious musical background, he was once offered a place at London’s prestigious Royal Academy of Music back in 1969. He opted not to go; the … 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

An Interview With HOWARD JONES
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HOWARD JONES is often thought of as the one man musical mastermind of synth-pop but when looked at fully, he’s so much more than that. His journey started in the early ’80s when his infectiously catchy and optimistic ‘New Song’ … Read More

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