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2017 – The Year In Review

2017 has been an eventful year in the world of electronic music, particularly here in the UK which saw some of the classic acts back in action. But it also saw the emergence of some talented contemporary electronic acts as … Read More

2017 – Albums Of The Year

This year saw a wealth of electronic music talent competing for the attention of the public. There was a good balance between classic acts that were still capable of crafting solid tunes – and also contemporary acts often taking electronic … Read More

2017 – Songs Of The Year

Electronic music in 2017… If 2017 proved anything it was that the field of electronic music is a broad one. A lot of songs grabbed our attention across 12 months of intriguing, captivating and often challenging music. While many classic … Read More

DEPECHE MODE – Stadium Spirit

The Mighty Mode deliver a powerful London performance… London Stadium, Saturday 3rd June 2017 It’s a mild Saturday afternoon and I’m following a vast throng of Depeche Mode fans into the former Olympic Stadium; the setting for triumphant UK athletes … Read More

The Music of GHOST IN THE SHELL

The anime adaptation goes electronic… The business of scoring a film soundtrack has, in recent times, resulted in the soundtrack often having as much cultural impact as the film itself. The 2011 crime thriller Drive for instance cribbed from synthwave … Read More

DEPECHE MODE Spirit

Basildon’s finest pull the trigger on politics for their latest studio release… “People, what are we thinking? / It’s shameful, our standards are sinking / We’re barely hanging on / Our spirit has gone”. These couplets could easily apply to … Read More

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