Old 1st October 2003, 11:47   #1
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Mastermind. Talk about your specialist subject:

My specialist subject: Contemporary New Wave Artists (Electroclash).

Electroclash started with a dribble of bands in the late 90's. Among these were DMX Krew, Chicks on Speed & Felix the Housecat. The genre's steadilly grown and now has 100+ artists. The sound derives directly from New Wave artists of the early 80's, from Soft Cell and the Human League to Ultravox and Depeche Mode. The theme tends to be sexy and suave, you could probably dance to most of the tracks. The "Electroclash" genre is largely underground, with very few artists making it big (yet). I predict it should hit the mainstream in 2004/5.

Key albums:
Chicks on Speed - Will Save Us All
DMX Krew - We Are DMX
DMX Krew - Ffressshh!
Dot Allison - We Are Science
FC Kahuna - Machine Says Yes
Felix Da Housecat - Kittenz & Thee Glitz
FischerSpooner - #1
Ladytron - 604
Ladytron - Light & Magic
Miss Kittin & the Hacker - First Album
Swayzak - Himwari
Swayzak - Dirty Dancing
W.I.T. - W.I.T.

Key tracks:
2KHZ - Bad Girls Go to Hell
Alcazar - Paris in the Rain, Transmetropolis
Chicks on Speed - Kaltes Klares Wasser, Glamour Girl
Cylob - Living in the 1980's (Radio Edit)
DMX Krew - Good Time Girl, Street Boys, Body Rock
Dot Allison - Substance (Felix Da Housecat Remix)
Egoexpress - Weiter (With Dirk Lotzow)
FC Kahuna - Machine Says Yes
Fidget - Living On Video
Ladytron - Seventeen, Playgirl, Another Breakfast With You, This Is Our Sound
Ladytron - Playgirl (Felix Da Housecat Glitz Mix)
Martini Bros - Dance Like It Is OK
Miss Kittin & the Hacker - 1982, Frank Sinatra, The Grey Area
The Parallax Corporation - Crocodiles in the Sky
Sampler - The Greatest Hit
Swayzak - State of Grace, Buffalo Seven
Waldorf - You're My Disco, Fashionist
Water Lilly & St Plomb - Shake a Leg
W.I.T. - Hold Me Touch Me, Just What I Needed, I Surrender

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