Articles tagged art pop

Bela Takes Chase - “Wonderlust” (video) (premiere)

The London singer-songwriter takes to the seaside in her gorgeous new video.

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16 Nov 2015 // 2:30 AM

Grimes: Art Angels

With a healthy boost in confidence and production value, Claire Boucher makes manifest her boundless passion for the manic whimsy of pop music.

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Brooke Waggoner - “Widow Maker” (audio) (premiere)

The former backing musician for Jack White returns with her fifth solo album.

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Animalia - “Little Earth” (audio) (premiere)

The dark electronic artist shows great promise on her new single.

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Verona - “Starless Lullaby” (audio) (premiere)

Light and shade offset beautifully on this bewitching debut single.

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Piney Gir - Everyday Witch’ (EP stream) (premiere)

This Halloween EP by the prolific singer-songwriter is a spooky, incredibly fun gem.

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Alexa Melo - “The Beautiful People” (audio) (premiere)

You've never heard Marilyn Manson quite like this before.

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29 Sep 2015 // 1:30 AM

U.S. Girls: Half Free

On her 4AD debut, a Toronto artist produces a damaged pop nightmare and one of the best albums of the year.

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Jono McCleery - “Halfway” (audio) (premiere)

The latest track by Jono McCleery sounds accessible yet experimental, which is no easy task.

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27 Aug 2015 // 1:30 AM

FKA twigs: M3LL155X

The success of FKA twigs says as much about shifting public tastes as it does her unique style.

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FKA twigs: M3LL155X (take 2)

With M3LL155X FKA twigs cements her status as the most experimental pop musician within the last few years.

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Swahili Blonde - “Discover Aurora” (audio) (premiere)

Nicole Turley's latest track is loving advice from an aunt to her goddaughter.

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Florence and the Machine: How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful

Florence Welch is still the master of massive choruses, but on How Big How Blue, How Beautiful, she also finds restraint.

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Florence and the Machine - “Ship to Wreck” (audio)

Florence and the Machine take a decidedly more pop-oriented direction with "Ship to Wreck", the lead single from their upcoming third LP How Big How Blue How Beautiful.

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23 Oct 2011 // 9:00 PM

The Darcys: The Darcys

This isn't sing-at-the-top-of-your-lungs music, but the melodies of these songs are perfectly matched to the intended mood, and the resulting mix is an inspiring blend of polished pop and more avant garde experimentation.

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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