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Electronic Sound Magazine

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Understanding the true roots of electronic music, Electronic Sound magazine combines modern design with a wide context of culture and technology. Bringing together a comprehensive blend of interviews, reviews and releases in every issue, along with in-depth articles covering the current, past and present electronic music scene, Electronic Sound magazine is a must-have for anyone wanting to keep in the loop with this industry.


Covering the very latest releases from around the world including - limited editions, CD albums, seven-inch vinyls, digital downloads, all available in one place. Whether it’s the technology, the scene, thought-leaders or artists you want to find out about, Electronic Sound digital magazine is the magazine for you.


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Electronic Sound  |  Issue 82  


It’s no secret that the stresses inside the Talking Heads camp were high torque in the 1980s. The fault line ran between the three founder members – David Byrne on one side, Tina Weymouth and Chris Frantz on the other. Tina and Chris had married in 1977 and Byrne had found his match the following year in Brian Eno, who produced the band’s second album, ‘More Songs About Buildings And Food’, and went on to helm the next three.

Talking Heads made their best work during this period, but the group became unbalanced, tipping towards the Byrne/Eno power base. There was an unforeseen benefit to this upheaval, though, in the creation of Tom Tom Club, an utterly joyous pop experience if ever there was one. Initially a time-filling side project for Tina and Chris, the unselfconsciously fun and upbeat outfit plugged into the nascent hip hop scene of New York City, switching up their new wave cleverness with witty rhymes, once-heard-never-forgotten melodies and slinky liquid grooves. And it didn’t take very long before their colourful tracks were zooming up the charts all over the world.

It’s been 40 years since the debut Tom Tom Club album brightened up the early 80s, so we thought this would be a good time to chat to Tina and Chris about the making of this loveable record and the circumstances that led to its creation. They don’t hold back and they’ve got lots of great stories to tell. Along the way, Chris reveals that they played a secret gig a few weeks ago and that they’re ready to start work on some new Tom Tom Club material, which will be their first since 2012. Get your dancing shoes ready.

Electronic Sound magazine is famed for its deep electronic foundations and sets the scene for Electronic Sound as a culture and a technology. High-quality journalism and undisputed expertise of the scene make this magazine a must read for fans of electronic music.


The latest technology and toy reviews are available in each monthly issue along with a synth analysis used by the early pioneers. Electric Sounds magazine is a plethora of synth knowledge and you’ll love the tips and tricks from the synth wizard, Synthesiser Dave, with a wealth of advice on repairs and fixes for all of your machines.


Offering you a range of popular monthly features; including artist interviews with past pioneers and future hitmakers, a historic look back at key synth sounds and expert tips within the popular tech advice section.


Whether you’re part of the DIY revolution or a trailblazing studio engineer then Electric Sound is talking about the topics that matter to you, so what are you waiting for? Subscribe to Electronic Sound magazine and download the latest magazine to your device and enjoy today!

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Electronic Sound

It would be good to have sound links to hear clips of tracks. Reviewed Saturday, January 30, 2021
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Electronic Sound

Great magazine, thank you Reviewed Wednesday, September 30, 2020
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Electronic Sound

Best coverage for global electronic music releases. My favorite mag. Reviewed Sunday, July 5, 2020

the best electronic music mag, bar none

It is to all kinds of electronic music, old and new, obscure and well-kent, what the likes of Uncut and Mojo are to trad rock - a high quality print (and online) title, well written and beautifully produced Reviewed Tuesday, November 15, 2016

The ultimate electronic music magazine

Excellent Reviewed Thursday, August 25, 2016

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