Site News: Oooo it looks all different!

Yeah, I got bored last night and look! All change. I’m not in any way a graphic designer but I’m pretty busy the next two weeks so you’re stuck with this until at least them!

Anyway, it’s a long weekend here in the UK so I’m not sure how much posting there will be over the next four days, which is a pity ‘cos something tasty just landed in our inbox, but it will have to wait as we’re shutting up shop in twenty minutes to enjoy the sunshine. Might be able to squeeze it in tomorrow.

Have a good weekend y’all!

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Brand new Justice track!!! (not a fake!)

Really? You think?

No, of course we haven’t got any tracks from the forthcoming album and anyone who says the have, out side of the Ed Banger/Elektra camp, is probably lying. Fool.

However…while we’ve got you here we’d like to appeal to your humanity for a second and ask you to spare a thought, and maybe some bucks, for our bros over in Japan. Those crazy dudes have enough to deal with cleaning up after all the Godzilla rampages…and now this?!?! The footage of the tsunami was some scary shit, and the rising death toll is even scarier. The Japanese have been dealing with the situation amazingly but I’m sure every little bit you can do to help is appreciated.

The best thing you can do to help right now is to show your support by donating to the Red Cross’ appeal. Which, handily, you can do in many countries. To make it even easier for you here a are a few links:

UK: http://www.redcross.org.uk/Donate-Now/Make-a-single-donation/Japan-Tsunami-Appeal
US: http://www.redcross.org/
SE: http://www.redcross.se/teman/tsunami-japan/japan/
DE: http://www.drk.de/
CA: http://www.redcross.ca/article.asp?id=38380&tid=001
AU: http://www.redcross.org.au/japan2011.htm

Apologies to my French brethren, I didn’t have a clue about the Croix-Rouge website, if anyone wants to email us the link I’ll add it.

Go on, in exchange for all my hard work over the past three years bringing you the best new Electro, a couple of bucks and we’ll call it quits!

Edit: I added a red Cross picture! See what I did there?

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Wow! Grab yourself on official electronic rumors T-Shirt!!!

That’s right folks, the OFFICIAL electronic rumors T-shirt is here!!!

Featuring the classic logo, and the crazy keytar guy from our 2010 awards, this shirt is pretty much guaranteed* of get you laid!

Available in a variety of sizes, both in guys and girls shirts and a range of classy monochrome colours on top quality shirts from just $18.18/£16.80!!!

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*that’s not a real guarantee, just in-case you never have sex again in your life and blame us!

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The electronic rumors awards: Roundup

So, as we loosen out collective bow-ties and sip the last of the champagne, let’s reflect on this years awards in one handy indexing post!

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Best Album: CHEW LiPS – Unicorn

The electronic rumors awards: electronic rumors’ top 20 albums of 2010!!!

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Best Song: Mark Ronson & The Business INTL (Feat. MNDR & Q-Tip) – Bang Bang Bang

The electronic rumors awards: electronic rumors’ top 20 songs of 2010!!!

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Beast reMix: Ellie Goulding – Starry Eyed (Russ Chimes reMix)

The electronic rumors awards: electronic rumors’ top 20 reMixes of 2010!!!

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Best Video: Russ Chimes – Midnight Club trilogy (Never Look Back, Tertre Rouge & Targa)

The electronic rumors awards: electronic rumors’ best video of 2010!!!

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Hall Of Fame: Kraftwerk

The electronic rumors awards: electronic rumors’ Hall Of Fame 2010!!!

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I hope our lists haven’t been too offensive and I’ll catch up with you just before New Year.

Take it easy.

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electronic rumors wishes you a happy X-Mas

‘Tis the season!

Right, that’s us done for a few days, time to get stuffed full of turkey.

We’ll be back in-between X-Mas and New year with our Top 20’s (which, if we’re feeling fancy may be re-branded ‘The electronic rumors Awards’! LOL).

Hope you all have an awesome X-Mas full of eating and drinking and dancing and loving.

We’ll see you when we’re all too fat to move!

Here’s a round up of this year’s X-Massy posts…

CHEW LiPS’ X-Mas present to you

Echoes’ Footprints in the snow

It’s HURTS and all their friends, playing in the snow!

:kinema:’s X-mas present to you all

The Golden Filter’s X-mas tune

Some X-mas cheer from I Am Noxious…kinda’

HURTS X-mas record

Too soon Lola Dutronic!, too soon!

Cheers peeps!

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Site News: Facebook, now with added electronic rumors!

It’s been a good few months for us here at electronic rumors! We’ve run some cool competitions, spoken to the likes of DEVO, Heaven 17 and The Good Natured and even been quoted in The Guardian!

Readership is on the up-and-up so we thought it was about time to venture onto Facebook and give you lot more ways to catch up on posts. Now we can be in your news feed alongside your real friends just like we’re BFFs!

There’s not much there right now but we’ll be feeding the site to the FB page and maybe even running some FB specific competitions, so y’all should hit that big ‘Like’ button!

electronic rumors @ Facebook

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Calling the troops!

Good morning Electro fans!
As a aside this morning I’m asking my readers for a quick favour.
A good friend of mine is working on the marketing module of her fashion degree at university.

As part of this she needs to get some market research done, so if our female readers could take two minutes to fill in this little survey for her we would be pretty grateful and post some shit hot music this afternoon!

http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/5NKSMTK

Thanks guys!

Site news: 2009<2010!!!

BackToTheFuture

Shutting up shop for 48 hours while the new year is seen in with good friends, good music and good times!

electronic rumors hopes you all have a bangin’ new year’s eve and that you are all as exited as we are about the coming year’s electronic music. Just the first few months are going to be crazy good! Keep an eye out for albums from CHEW LiPS, Delphic, Shy Child, Marina And The Diamonds, Ellie Goulding & Goldfrapp and EPs from The Vanish, Fan Death, Russ Chimes (fingers crossed) and so many more.

As far as electronic rumors goes, there are some plans in the pipeline for 2010. Dedicated hosting, more contributors and a big ol’ site redesign are all on the cards for the coming months.

Thank you all for reading the site and sticking with us through this years downtime, If I didn’t know so many of you out there appreciate the site I might have never came back! I’m glad I did.

Keep electronic rumors bookmarked as in 2010 we will continue to bring to the very best electronic music around. Exiting stuff!

Take it easy peeps!

Crash
electronic rumors
December 2009

Oh yeah, and 2010 is the year we make contact and KITT becomes a Mustang!

electronic rumors wishes you a happy X-Mas

SwitchedOnSanta

‘Tis the season!

This’ll probably be the last post on electronic rumors before the new year, between now and then we’ll be working hard on our ‘best of 2009’ post.

We’d like to take this opportunity to thank all our readers, especially those who stuck with us during our down time, to thank all those of you who email us to let us know what you like and don’t like, to thank all our regulars for helping to make us one of the biggest ElectroPop/Electro-House/Indie-Electro/SynthPop oriented blogs on the internet today and especially to thank all the bands without who we wouldn’t have anything to obsess over!

We hope you all have the greatest X-Mas ever!

As a gift to you we’ve put together 20 of the best electronic X-Mas songs, there’s some stuff we had to leave out but these are some of our favs.

So enjoy the music, eat, drink and be merry and we’ll see you in a week or so.

Happy X-Mas!

Venus Hum – Let It Snow (zShare) (MediaFire)

Nullsleep – Silent Night (zShare) (MediaFire)

Somegirl – Santa Baby (zShare) (MediaFire)

Tiger Baby – This Christmas (Single Version) (zShare) (MediaFire)

James Yuill – Winter Wonderland (zShare) (MediaFire)

Godlike – Happy Christmas (War Is Over) (zShare) (MediaFire)

Owl City – The Christmas Song (zShare) (MediaFire)

Kurtis Blow – Christmas Rappin’ (zShare) (MediaFire)

Basswood Dollies – Last Christmas (zShare) (MediaFire)

The Bird And The Bee – 12 Days Of Christmas (zShare) (MediaFire)

Casiotone For The Painfully Alone – Cold White Christmas (zShare) (MediaFire)

The Echoing Green – Do They Know It’s Christmas? (zShare) (MediaFire)

James Pants – This Christmas Girl (zShare) (MediaFire)

Lady GaGa (Feat. Space Cow) – Christmas Tree (zShare) (MediaFire)

Max Headroom – Merry Christmas Santa Claus (You’re A Lovely Guy) (zShare) (MediaFire)

of Montreal – Christmas Isn’t Safe For Animals (zShare) (MediaFire)

Pet Shop Boys – It Doesn’t Often Snow At Christmas (zShare) (MediaFire)

Pristina (Feat. Alicia Luma) – Last Christmas (zShare) (MediaFire)

Sally Shapiro – Anorak Christmas (Anoraak’s Christmas reMix) (zShare) (MediaFire)

Venus Hum – The Christmas Song (zShare) (MediaFire)

And after all that, some videos. First up Run DMC bustin’ out with ‘Christmas In Hollis’:

Here’s an X-Mas message from Depeche Mode’s Martin L. Gore:

And a couple of X-Mas funtimes covers from Little Boots:


Right, that’s your lot! I’m off to watch Gremlins followed by Die Hard! It is X-Mas after all!I hope you all have a fantastic X-Mas and keep checking electronic rumors for our round up of 2009!

Peace!

Crash
electronic rumors
December 2009

Site news: Still here!

Don'tPanic

S’up Peeps?

Right, rather than leave you in an Electro void for months like last time (soz!) I thought I’d give you a heads up.

The lack of posts this week is going to extend into the weekend, I’m moving house, leaving Hip Camden Town for my beloved Bristol. It’s a cross country move so there’s loads to sort out and shit-loads of packing to do!

Your normal service resumes next Tuesday…Monday if you’re lucky!

Take it easy!