THROWBACK THURSDAY: The Human League – The Dignity Of Labour (Pt. 1) [April 1979]

Before they were “working as a waitress in a cocktail bar”, Sheffield synth-pop pioneers The Human League were delving into seriously arthouse territory with April 1979’s The Dignity of Labour.

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Before they were robots – How Organisation evolved into Kraftwerk

The city of Düsseldorf has spawned some of the most iconic German acts of the 20th century – Neu!, D.A.F., Die Krupps and, arguably to a lesser extent, Die Toten Hosen.

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BBC 6 Music is celebrating the women of electronic music for this year’s Delia Derbyshire Day…

This Saturday, 23 November, is also known as Delia Derbyshire Day, in honour of the pioneering BBC Radiophonic Workshop composer whose work influenced artists such as Orbital, Aphex Twin, Stereolab

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: Dr. Timothy Leary Meets The Grid ‎– Origins Of Dance [1990]

The late Dr Timothy Leary – arguably the most famous advocate for hallucinogens in popular culture – was quite prolific in terms of musical (and spiritual) output in the late 60s and

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How Kraftwerk helped Germany ‘move on’ after the Second World War…

Kraftwerk are often cited – like The Beatles – as one of the most important bands of the 20th century, such was their influence on the music that followed. However

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Aphex Twin’s Windowlicker turns 20 years old today… [March 1999]

One of the great things about tuning into MTV in the mid- to late-90s were the irreverent music videos the channel used to broadcast when most sane people had gone

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Matt Morton’s ‘Apollo 11’ soundtrack lets us party like its 1969…

This summer (July 20 to be exact) marks the 50th anniversary of the first man on the moon, and building on the success of last year’s First Man, the feature-length

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: Liaisons Dangereuses – Los Niños Del Parque [1981]

There are few things more ‘new wave’ than a group of German origin with a French name singing in Spanish about ‘smoking cigarettes and playing with bombs’… but that’s only

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Exploring the translucent electronica of Willaris. K

He may hail from a part of the world not synonymous with electronica, but Australian producer Willaris. K is already being spoken about with the same hushed reverence as Jon

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Traversing the psychedelic soundscapes of Black Mirror’s ‘Bandersnatch’…

“It’s got different endings to the game, depending on if you’re on 1 or 2 player. It was kinda the first game to do that.”Davis, San Junipero, Black Mirror, 2016

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