EMT – Diva

Drama pop go… With the arrival of the internet, the opportunity to gain that 15 minutes of fame predicted by Andy Warhol expanded at a staggering pace. In the modern era, there’s an arms race of sorts for voraciously cultivating … Read More

VICTORIA OWSNETT – Thrones

You think you’re special? Earlier this year, we were pleasantly surprised by the concept album First Contact via Newcastle Upon Tyne trio AXLS (see TEC review previously). Taking on a science fiction concept approach, the album darted between crunchy synth … Read More

JOHN FOXX AND THE MATHS – Howl

Synth mathematics… It can take years or even decades, to realise the true value of the many instrumental treasures that have by default, been archived over time. In this case, it’s the re-emergence of guitarist Robin Simon, who now steps … Read More

The Recording History Of ENOLA GAY

Looking back at a synthpop classic… With the 75th Anniversary of the Hiroshima bombing, it seems like a timely opportunity to explore the history of the song that was inspired by the tragedy. It’s one of OMD’s most iconic songs … Read More

OOBERFUSE & HIBARI – Enola Gay

This kiss you give, it’s never going to fade away… Although the history of the 20th Century is littered with significant events, there’s probably few that can match the scale and impact of the bombing of Hiroshima in 1945. It … Read More

Introducing PSYKELEKTRIC

Analogue adventures Introducing Psykelektric – an energetic synth-pop duo hailing from North London, built on pure electrical charge, who push themselves with an exclusive blend of new sounds from old machines. In actual fact, they go back some way – … Read More

DICEPEOPLE – Edge Of Delirium

An Unsettling Soundtrack Journey… Opting for the darker end of the electronic music palette, Dicepeople have chalked up an impressive catalogue of tunes since the outfit’s formation in 2013. Previously, we explored the gothic delvings of 2018 album One From … Read More

Introducing MOODBAY

Mood Pop Go… There’s been a healthy number of electronic outfits emerging from the North East part of the UK in recent years. The likes of Twist Helix and AXLS have demonstrated that there’s not only a keen energy at … Read More

PLATRONIC – Pride

Synthrock with heart… Despite the ongoing Covid-19 crisis, it seems little can prevent electronic artists from pursuing their creative goals. As we’ve seen recently, that also leads to some intriguing collaborations, some of which cross global boundaries. Take new duo … Read More

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