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Joy Electric Band Bio
WEB SITES
BAND MEMBERS
  • Ronnie Martin
ALBUMS
  • My Grandfather, the Cubist (2008, Tooth and Nail Records)
  • Their Variables (2007, Tooth and Nail Records)
  • The Ministry of Archers (2005, Tooth and Nail Records)
  • Hello Mannequin ( 2004, Tooth and Nail Records)
  • Friend of Mannequin EP( 2003, Tooth and Nail Records)
  • The Tick Tock Treasury ( 2003, Tooth and Nail Records)
  • The Art and Craft of Popular Music ( 2002, Tooth and Nail Records)
  • The White Songbook ( 2001, BEC)
  • Unelectric ( 2000, BEC)
  • Chrtistian Songs ( 1999, BEC)
  • The Land of the Misfits ( 1998, BEC)
  • Robot Rock (1997, BEC)
  • Old Wives Tale ( 1997, Tooth and Nail Records)
  • We Are Teh Music Makers ( 1996, Tooth and Nail Records)
  • Five Stars for Failure ( 1996, Tooth and Nail Records)
  • Melody (1994, Tooth and Nail Records)
BAND PHOTOS





BAND BIO
Joy Electric can be likened to a finely tuned machine. Picking up from the lost sounds of the future, circa 1978, and pioneered by such luminaries as Kraftwerk, The Human League, John Foxx and Gary Numan, Joy Electric has emerged as the musical voice of melodic discipline over the course of their 10 year history. But the journey is far from over, especially considering JE's remarkably prolific output of innovative and song-perfect analog-pop. Armed with nothing other than their familiar claim of "synthesizers & vocals only" slogan that appears inside their often vague record sleeves, there is a melodic consistency at work here that defies as well as confirms the tradition of pop and futurism. Ronnie Martin, the creative force behind the JE moniker likes to describe what he does as "something that is slowly refined over time. I use the same methods for every recording, so the idea isn't in making grand changes but simply making a better version of the sound already established." Joy Electric is nothing if not an established sound. Pure analog tones beep, bubble, click and blend perfectly together to form a dizzying sound collage that could best be compared to the assembly line at Wonka's candy factory. This could well be nothing more than the sound of controlled chaos if not for the beautifully catchy and clever melodies that are weaved throughout the mix by the icy and silvery voiced tones of Martin and his microphone.
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