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Chris und Tina: Electronic Heads

The first five Talking Heads albums are, of course, essential. The band’s development from uptight post-punk for the smarter CBGB set to the world-conquering weird pop giants of ‘Remain In Light’ and ‘Speaking In Tongues’, with the peerless ‘Fear Of Music’ along the way, is breathtaking. Internally, however, relations got …

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MOOG FACTORY TOUR

We’ve been playing around with the Moog Sub 37 at the Electronic Sound studio, and it’s fair to say that we love it. There will be a review of it in the next issue of the magazine in the new year, so make sure you get hold of it on …

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FRONT 242: LIVE AND DANGEROUS

Behold the remarkable force that was Front 242 at their peak. We’ve been reminiscing about seeing Front 242 at The Astoria in London around the time that ‘Masterhit’ came out (early 1987, fact fans) and remembering how powerful their live performances were. With their punishing body beats, and their strobes …

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DEVO CUSTOM GUITAR

The world of crowd-funding has allowed all kinds of interesting things to happen. Bands have released albums, including Devo themselves, whose recent tour of Hardcore-era material was recorded for a live album and video and offered to fans via Pledge Music. Quite a few small synthesiser manufacturers have used Kickstarter …

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EBN: ELECTRONIC DISSENT

I was chatting to Public Service Broadcasting’s J. Willgoose Esq the other day, and we mentioned Emergency Broadcast Network. PSB are, in some ways, a tweedy and politely English version of the apocalyptic American outfit, who released one album proper in the early 1995 on TVT Records, produced by Electronic …

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ANYONE REMEMBER HOHOKAM? 

Our editor Push has just found this ticket for a “Gary Numan Tubeway Army Disco” at The Flag in Wembley buried deep in a drawer of his desk. He thinks it’s from 1986 and, as well as the disco, the night included a live performance by Hohokam, which Push reviewed …