Tag Archives: Techno

Album review: SPARKS – Gratuitous Sax & Senseless Violins

SPARKS - Gratuitous Sax & Senseless Violins

BMG [Release date 01.11.19] ‘Gratuitous Sax & Senseless Violins’ originally came out in 1994 and came after a six year gap by Sparks since 1988’s ‘Interior Design’ album. The band were said to be on hiatus, something Ron Mael takes … Continue reading

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Gig review – DRAGONFORCE, Liquid Room, Edinburgh, 2 November 2019

Its 15 years since I first caught Dragonforce live at this very venue and although tonight is sold out we are still in a fairly small hall so what, if anything, does this tell us about the band’s career? For me it tells me … Continue reading

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Album review: JESUS JONES – Reissues

Jesus Jones - reissues

Edsel Records [Release date – 17.11.14] Jesus Jones, for me, were always the acceptable face of electronic music in the ‘90’s. There were others doing similar things at the time, EMF and Pop Will Eat Itself to name but two, … Continue reading

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Album review: ROVO AND SYSTEM 7 – Phoenix Rising

G-Wave [Release date 23.09.13] Steve Hillage owes his unique position as the godfather of techno and an all-round psychedelic overseer – he’s a contributing musician, producer and DJ – to his psychedelic rock past and his innovative techno, trance and … Continue reading

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