Rodney Cromwell – Comrades

Comrades by London’s Rodney Cromwell is a slice of superior synth pop that sounds like one man’s tribute to Man Machine by Kraftwerk. I can hear snippets throughout but I am mainly reminded of Spacelab and The Model. Mind you, and thanks to the lyrics, I started humming Echo Beach as well! Just when I think shame that was over a bit too quick for my liking Vieon’s Extended Dance Remix kicks in and life is good once more. Comrades is taken from the English Disco EP that is due for release in May via Happy Robots Records. Until then … Continue reading Rodney Cromwell – Comrades

Rodney Cromwell – Black Dog EP

Black Dog was one of the outstanding tracks on Cromwell’s Age of Anxiety album released back in June. It’s here in shortened and extended versions that hark back to the golden age of Synth Britannia. However it’s the Rod’s Glitchy Disco Mix of You Will Struggle that steals the show as most of the original vocals are dumped and the cut up ones that remain are used to great effect over a contagious beat. Out on limited CD and digital from from here. Facebook Continue reading Rodney Cromwell – Black Dog EP