About

The Encyclopaedia Electronica Music Archive has been actively developing since 1980, starting with an Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark scrapbook, and now comprises data files on over 500 artists and groups, mainly of an electronic, industrial or post-punk nature.

 

The Archive has contributed to the following publications:

 

Whitehouse

  • SPK:  Selekted Press Clippings by Trevor Blake (uncredited) (1994)

SPK book

Wreckers

  • Yorkshire Ham – The Richard H. Kirk fanzine (3 issues 2001 – 2003 – see galleries) (Archivist credit to Simon Dell)

YH#1-01web    Yorkshire Ham #2-01    

beatswork

Muslimgauze

Test Dept

 

 

From The Port To The Bridge – The story of Robert Rental and Thomas Leer (Simon Dell, 2018)

Self-published booklet

 

 

The Archive has contributed to the following music releases:

 

time splice

kula

leer

2nd layer

Shoc Corridor

Deux Filles Silence & Wisdom

 

 

Robert Rental: Different Voices For You, Different Colours For Me Demos 1980 CD (Sleeve note credit to Simon Dell) (Klanggalerie 2020) 

 

The archive has contributed to the following films/documentaries:

johnny moped

kjoke

industrial

 

The archive contributed to the following exhibitions:

  • Unknown Pleasures – The Life / Work of Ian Curtis and Joy Division – Macclesfield May-August 2010

 JD Exhibition 2010

 

  • From The Port To The Bridge – The Story Of Thomas Leer and Robert Rental – Greenock October 2018

 

Spirit Of Punk & More… Inverclyde Music Scene in the 1970’s & 80’s – Greenock 2019

 

 

The archive contributes/has contributed to the following websites:

 

The archive manages or administers for the following groups:

 

Thanks

Many, many thanks to Justin Tuijl and Rowan Evenstar for technical assistance (to put it mildly!)

Cheers to Jean-Marc Lawton for permission to publish the Yorkshire Ham fanzines

Thanks to many friends for encouragement to make this a reality!