Artist info

Genre

Dance, Indie


Sounds like

Felix Da Houscat, Royksopp, Presets


band members

Johnny Hotrod, Coco Pop & Dandy Vandal - Vox, Synths and Beats Jimmy Swift - Guitar


Influences

Depeche Mode, Daft Punk, Goldfrapp


Unearthed artists we like

Schvendes, Gameboy/Gamegirl


Bio

electric limosine spawned from the creative loins of the dandy vandal and johnny hotrod. while dropping out of bachelor-of-creative-dole-bludging at the western australian academy of performing arts, hotty and dandy began writing and performing sleazy electro breaks. in 2004, at the tail end of a desperate pub trawl, the boys propositioned down-and-out cabaret harlot coco pop. barely of consenting age and keen to endure the required humiliation to reach the realm of stardom, coco found herself in good company amongst these daring electro desperados. in 2004, the trio made their live debut at ‘jig saw’, the first of a series of performances run by deuce productions. in 2005, their track “blissful intervention” was released on the ‘deuce presents jigsaw’ compilation cd, alongside an impressive collection of tracks from some of perth’s most prominent bands and producers. in early 2005, dandy, hotrod and coco were joined by jimmy swift - guitarist, pervert, psychology lab-rat and all-round nice guy - and electric limosine now had a getaway driver. as a four-piece, electric limosine felt they had the right balance of legitimate organ donors and boy-to-girl ratio to sustain the rock star lifestyle. since then, electric limosine has been escorted from the premises of many well-respected music venues around perth. however, perhaps the most notorious performances for the band have been those instigated by their local posse, bourgeois bogan, who have created quite a stir in the perth arts scene, bringing a much needed sense of irresponsibility to the local electronic music scene. electric limosine’s sound – a fresh and contagious mix of electro beats, retro synth sounds, flamboyant guitar and twisted, addictive vocal lines- has won them scores of fans both locally and internationally. with shades of light and dark, retro and modern sounds, combined with vibrant costumes, they are both fun and flirtatious, gritty and intense. their broad appeal has enabled them to incite riots and inspire angry mob behaviour at various community and religious gatherings. in 2005 their track awkward wasted was selected for the amnesty international freedom compilation album alongside ursula rucker, ben mono, resin dogs, and the procussions. electric limosine has also achieved international popularity via download.com, where they have frequently topped the charts, receiving thousands of downloads each week and sparking interest from djs, producers, musicians, copyright violators and the freeloading general public all over the world. since then they have performed alongside some of australias leading acts, including the presets, van she, cut copy, the bang gang, sneaky sound system, midnight juggernauts, muscles, riot in belgium, young and restless as well as internationals trentemoller and luke vibert. releases • blissful intervention on jigsaw001 (deuce records) • awkward wasted on amnesty international australia freedom festival 05 compilation • fake it/pedestal - electric limosine/thread split single (bourgeois bogan and sensei sound) • blissful intervention on ‘keep and open mind or else’ (Raylle-Japan) • blissful intervention (teschnik reinvention) deuce jigsaw 002 (deuce records)

Review

gelmann

03 Aug 2008

40

I like the darkness in this song. The vocals are quite under played which helps it along.

I like the darkness in this song. The vocals are quite under played which helps it along.

Review

templeth

20 Jul 2009

40

"I was getting soooo tired of such monotony." Now think about the irony of that very first lyric. Hard to rate. It seems like Electric Limosuine (EL) are not pushing any barrier with the three selected tracks that they have given us here. Although they are following a trend to deliver sexy dark and at times funky dance tunes and it seems are doing it well. I am sure as a live show EL ...

"I was getting soooo tired of such monotony." Now think about the irony of that very first lyric. Hard to rate. It seems like Electric Limosuine (EL) are not pushing any barrier with the three selected tracks that they have given us here. Although they are following a trend to deliver sexy dark and at times funky dance tunes and it seems are doing it well. I am sure as a live show EL could inject the personality for funk into these tunes. Vox is nice yet seems monotonous in pitch and key. The beat and rythm are sexy but dont show too much character. It is like the melody and vox each in their own rights are trying to not overcompensate for the lack of personality of the other. A shame because it seems EL is aiming for something so good and well suited on the dancefloor.

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Review

scottmoney

06 Sep 2006

30

a good production but virtually a cover of fischerspooner

a good production but virtually a cover of fischerspooner