We recently had the opportunity to chat with Electronic Music pioneer Gary Numan. During the interview, he shares his favourite albums with us. Some…Read More
Born in Hammersmith, Gary Anthony James Webb was the son of a British Airways bus driver based at Heathrow Airport. Webb was educated at Town Farm Junior School Stanwell, Ashford County Grammar School, Middlesex, Slough Grammar School and Brooklands Technical College. He joined the Air Training Corps as a teenager. He then briefly did various jobs including fork lift truck driver, air conditioning ventilator fitter and clerk in an accounts department. When Numan was 15 years old, his father bought him a Gibson Les Paul guitar, which he regards as his most treasured possession. He played in various bands, including Mean Street and The Lasers, before forming Tubeway Army with his uncle, Jess Lidyard, and Paul Gardiner. His initial pseudonym was “Valerian”, probably in reference to the hero in French science fiction comic series Valérian and Laureline. Later he picked the name “Numan” from an advert in the “Yellow Pages” for a plumber “A. Neumann”.
Once considered an emotionless and cold genre by critics, electronic music is everywhere now, thanks in large part to the pioneering work of Gary…Read More
The big screen premiere of the I Dream of Wires documentary theatrical cut has been announced for Moogfest, taking place April 23rd-27th in Asheville, North Carolina. Interview subjects include musicians and producers Trent Reznor,Read More
Los Angeles electronic artist Big Black Delta is currently premiering a new video for “Huggin and Kissin”, from the band’s 2013 self-titled album. The video was directed by Adam Osgood, who has also created some limited edition art prints. Big Black Delta is set to support Gary Numan on his full North American tour in 2014. Notable stops,Read More
Electro and industrial music pioneer Gary Numan will release ‘Splinter (Songs From A Broken Mind)’ on October 15th 2013, his first new studio album in over seven years. A long-time advocate of artist independence, ‘Splinter (Songs From A Broken Mind)’, will be released on Numan’s own label Machine Music,Read More