DARWINMCD + MARK BEBB – Featherlite

Be just like Heaven… During a particularly busy time for electronic music, it’s always intriguing to see some collaborative works emerging. With the ongoing COVID-19 crisis providing a tough period for music generally, it’s also a welcome diversion to see … Read More

TWIST HELIX – Frida Kahlo

Are we simply vain? Back in 2018, Twist Helix’s Ouseburn (see TEC review previously) served up an unusual concept for a synth-pop album. Troubled by the loss of community and urban renewal that’s affected the Newcastle music scene, the 3-piece … Read More

Introducing POWDERPAINT

Powder Pop Go The south coast seems to have been a healthy area for spawning electronic outfits in recent years (presumably, the sea air provides a crucial component). One of the most recent combos to emerge is Powderpaint, a Brighton-based … Read More

SPRAY – Offerings From The Algorithm

Where logic stops… One of 2019’s best albums by some distance was Failure Is Inevitable by pop combo Spray (aka Ricardo Autobahn and Jenny McLaren). When The Electricity Club reviewed it, we summed up the album as having a “sense … Read More

ANNIE – American Cars

Going into the night… One of the talents that graced the electronic music scene during the early 2000s was the pop perfection of Annie. Tunes such as ‘Heartbeat’, ‘Songs Remind Me of You’ and ‘Anthonio’ served as a showcase for … Read More

THE RUDE AWAKENING – Squeal!

Tell me what you want… When we reviewed The Rude Awakening’s debut album Kaleidoscope back in 2019 (see TEC review previously), it provided an opportunity to explore the electronic outfit’s themes. In particular, the boundaries of relationships through role-play and … Read More

DANCING WITH RUBY – Utopia

In this moment… Electronic outfit Dancing With Ruby first emerged with the 2014 EP Becoming Undone, which later formed the basis for their debut album, 2015’s In the Interest of Beasts. Featuring Matt Culpin and Charlie Sanderson, Dancing With Ruby … Read More

LEGPUPPY – A Guide To Social Distancing

Remove specifics and convert to ambiguities In the esoteric world of the occult, there is often an opportunity to embark on a journey that means embracing the darker elements of consciousness. The idea is that this ordeal will act as … Read More

ELISABETH ELEKTRA – Mercurial

Tales from a liminal heart… You would be forgiven for thinking that the genre of pop appears to have fallen out of favour in recent times. In an admittedly grim climate, music can seem to be more bleak – a … Read More

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