As we all countdown to Christmas, we would like to present our Albums Of The Year in an entertaining and fun advent calendar stylee; a track a day from our favourite albums of 2016 until we reach the big day itself and scoff our Cadbury’s Xmas Selection.
So at no. 4…
Close To The Noise Floor: Formative UK Electronica 1975-1984
This four-CD box set bringing together over 60 tracks from a raft of artists who were at the forefront of the synth explosion.
WHAT WE SAID:
“There was no single unifying event for the formative UK electronica scene, no point when something suddenly clicked, no precise year zero moment. But there was a bunch of like-minded souls beavering away in what they thought was their own little void, unaware there were others just like them all over the country.”