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Kraftwerk Tour Readers Blog: Bristol, Colston Hall, June 17th

Image: Chris Cooper/ShotAway WE ASKED ELECTRONIC SOUND READERS WHO ARE GOING TO SEE KRAFTWERK ON THEIR UK & IRELAND TOUR TO TELL US WHAT THEY THOUGHT. VEL ILIC WENT TO SEE THEM IN BRISTOL… Finally, after decades of waiting, the day of reckoning. I’ve seen Jean-Michel Jarre, Gary Numan, The …

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Kraftwerk Tour Readers Blog: Sheffield, City Hall, June 15th

WE ASKED ELECTRONIC SOUND READERS WHO ARE GOING TO SEE KRAFTWERK ON THEIR UK & IRELAND TOUR TO TELL US WHAT THEY THOUGHT. CHRIS (@CPURECORDS) WENT TO SEE THEM IN SHEFFIELD… We arrived at 7pm to an already busy Sheffield City Hall, and headed straight for the merchandise stall. ‘Tour …

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Kraftwerk Tour Readers Blog: Gateshead, The Sage, June 14th

WE ASKED ELECTRONIC SOUND READERS WHO ARE GOING TO SEE KRAFTWERK ON THEIR UK & IRELAND TOUR TO TELL US WHAT THEY THOUGHT. DAVID HUGHES (@SKINMECHANIX) WENT TO SEE THEM IN GATESHEAD… I’ve been somewhat pre-occupied of late, adrift in an electronic world of burnished chrome and circuit boards, accompanied …

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Delia Derbyshire Day to take place on 10 June in Manchester

Delia Derbyshire Day will take place on Saturday 10 June at Band On The Wall in Manchester. The event, which is honouring what would have been the 80th birthday of the electronic music pioneer, will feature a talk by The BBC Radiophonic Workshop’s Dick Mills titled ‘How We Made The …

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We Are The microKORG Appreciation Society!

The microKORG, bless its powerful little heart, has been with us for 15 years now. Korg, who are clearly feeling all nostalgic, have announced a photo competition. Snap your microKorg, follow Korg’s Instagram account (@korg_inc) and post with “#microkorg15.” All the info is here: http://micro15.korg.com/en/. Prizes include a Monologue, baseball …

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Premiere: AKA Matador’s ‘You Never Felt’

Check out the first sighting of ‘You Never Felt’ by AKA Matador, the lead track from his upcoming EP of the same name which will be released by 1-2-3-4 Records on 26 May. London-based these days, AKA Matador was born in Madrid and grew up in and around the streets …

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Delia Derbyshire Website Is Live

Today (May 5th, 2017) would have been Delia Derbyshire’s 80th birthday, and it seems her legacy is in good hands with the Delia Derbyshire Day organisation who work closely with the Delia Derbyshire Archive, which is based at the John Rylands Library in Manchester. The archive contains 267 audio tapes …