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It’s long been the case that Tokyo Witch Hunt have been one of our favourite artists. There’s just something incredible and masterful about the way maestro Izzie Kirk puts together a song that really gets into our bone marrow. Songs that are frequently as danceable as they are deep, as singalong as they are soulful. She’s also got great style in the live performance too as you’ll see here when Tokyo Witch Hunt headlined the K Box Stage at the Live in Barnsley Festival.
On this special occasion Ash, her usual bass player, was unable to make it so Faye of Berlyn Trilogy kindly stepped in on bass guitar duties to great effect.
Here she is joined by Faye of Berlyn Trilogy
This was rather a big deal for our friends Revival Synth being rather big fans of Shiny Darkness so they were considerably involved in the promotion side for this event. They must feel incredibly proud after the success that resulted from all the efforts. What a super sized crowd was there that night. And what atmosphere!
Berlyn Trilogy kicked off the night with a great set of songs and really got the audience pumped and excited with a great selection of their classic songs (and despite a slight tech issue which causing the bass sounds to be too loud in the mix). Simon seeming to be really coming into his own as the front man with some cool moves on stage and some great interaction with the audience. He seems so much more relaxed in the role than when we first saw him take over the job. Their cover of Atomic is really quite something to behold (and you can still download it for free from our label’s compilation of covers from Halloween last year) and Tokyo Rooftops always ignites the place live – though an extended version would be nice! Admittedly we’re a little disappointed to not hear anything new from them in this new era. Hopefully soon… it will be interesting to find what voice the band find without Dorian.
Pulse combine a certain indie rock sensibility with dancepop. Howard still largely taking up a vocal role but now also playing guitar and in case you’re worried it restricts that fabulous performer we know and love, don’t worry it doesn’t! Howard is still the engaging front man he always has beeen. While Sebastien tends to take the more keyboards at the back role, he does take the front man role on some songs and if you know Shiny Darkness, you’ll know he’s another great front man. Pumping beats and rocking guitar everyone was on their feet dancing in this set.
Eurasianeyes were up next and kicked off with their stormer Far Off Land that we all know so well. It’s a song with such perfect melody and structure you really could easily have believed it an Ultravox classic.
The audience were loving them. They are really proving their worth these days, progressing from when they played at their second gig at our 4th event in april 2014 and utterly deserving of this second to last place. Their songs are everything you could want, so full of emotion and catchy riffs. There must surely be even bigger things ahead for this band clearly beloved by this Leeds audience.
Shiny Darkness – The one everyone was waiting for and after we saw them at the Little Theatre in Doncaster last year there’s no wonder. It’s clear why they have their audience – handsome, professional and true entertainers. Such an honour to have them back in Yorkshire after such a short time. It’s not surprising they’ve recently been snatched up by a nice label. But really all we need to do is let their music/performance to the talking.
All in all well done to all the bands for a fabulous night and DJ Dave Charles for fabulous tunage and being a brilliant compere for the evening. But most of all Mr Andy Jordan of Revival Synth for helping with all the fabulous promotion and securing of a sponsor for the evening. His dedication and hard work for all these months leading up to the event has been second to none and it’s just so pleasing that there was such a brilliant size audience for the event. Synth is being revived in Yorkshire and let’s see where we can go from here… plans are afoot for RS/DEF to work together on a festival. Synth Yorkshire coming soon? Watch this space…
Track list below… (more…)
Orchestral Manuevres in the Dark – Introducing Radios/Distance Fades Between Us
Hexamoten – July Is Over
Kraftwerk – Radioactivity
Factory Acts – Thirst
Klaus Schulze – Timewinds
*EXCLUSIVE* Eigenfrequenz – Seaside Special (Unofficial Title courtesy of Def Radio)
Tangerine Dream – Fly in collision wwith Comas Sola
Hockeysmith – But Blood
Berlyn Trilogy – Synthetic Love
Tokyo Witch Hunt – Downtime
Kraftwerk – Tour De France
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Berlyn Trilogy – Can the Heart Be Saved
Eurasianeyes – Far Off Land
Jan Doyle Band – Noble
Spacebuoy – UFO
The Webb – Falling Down
Filthy Dukes ft Tommy Sparks -
My Submission Messages
Geoff Pinckney Interview
Tenek – On the Wire
Geoff Pinckney – Q&A
Cabaret Voltaire – White Car
Ladytron – Discotraxx
Iamamiwhoami – John
This Fish Needs a Bicycle – Between A and B
The Cosmetics – Black Leather Gloves
The Alpha Video – Hide in the Dark
Lana Del Ray – Behind Closed Doors
Kas Product – So Young and So Cold
The Glove – Like and Animal
The Glove – Mouth to Mouth
John Costello – The Sweet Hereafter
Syd.31 – Monsters (Mr Bear Futurepop remix)
The Camouflage – Great commandment
Data – Living inside Me
The Korgis – If I Had You
Berlyn Trilogy – Skylight
Electromatic 2 review by Mat Handley
Spacehonky – Europa’s Mass
Izzie Voodoo – Sound
Kas Product – Never Come Back
Cabaret Voltaire -Sensoria
The Webb Interview
Gary Numan – I Die You Die (Alternate Version)
Gary Numan – I Die You Die (7″ version)
The Webb – Taste the Death
Godiego – Monkey Magic
Godiego – Gondara