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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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 artists (that also brought … 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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