Articles tagged electro

NONONO: We Are Only What We Feel

This electro-dance trio wants you to feel human. Easier done than said.

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28 Apr 2014 // 1:02 AM

Kangding Ray: Solens Arc

More human than human.

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Miss Kittin: Calling from the Stars

Calling from the Stars elevates the electro formula to a new artistic level, even though it is a merely rather ambitious pop album in disguise.

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Poisonous Relationship: Garden of Problems

This vinyl and digital only “album” feels more like a DJ's tool than a pure record, but it works best when the experimental nature of the music is unfurled and the artist just lets loose.

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Major Lazer: Free the Universe

Each bar straddles rapid snares that pop and snap like firecrackers rippling on a waterbed mattress of liquid bass. Is this starting to sound like dirty talk? Then you're starting to get it.

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25 Mar 2013 // 8:30 AM

CHVRCHES: Recover EP

The Knife's peculiar brand of steely synthpop finds a new champion in Glasgow's CHVRCHES.

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24 Oct 2011 // 9:00 PM

Justice: Audio, Video, Disco

Feeling like a classic from beginning to end, Audio, Video, Disco is a brilliant change-up from the brilliance of Cross, as well as a promising new direction for the band.

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Astronautalis Pushes Minneapolis Hip-Hop in Fresh Directions

Astronautalis's hip-hop meets electro-rock spectacle to provide the perfect soundtrack for the genre drifter in all of us.

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29 Sep 2011 // 8:56 PM

Krista Muir: Between Atoms

A couple of moments stand out, but overall Between Atoms is a run-of-the-mill singer/songwriter effort.

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22 Sep 2011 // 8:57 PM

Claps: Wreck

Minimalism may be simple, but Claps are able to do a lot with it.

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Bombay Bicycle Club: A Different Kind of Fix

After 2010's acoustic-centered, Flaws, Bombay Bicycle Club return with another fantastic follow-up that threads the dance-pop of Passion Pit with the ambient intonations of Interpol.

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23 Mar 2011 // 9:00 PM

Shunda K: The Most Wanted

Shunda K deserves to be your favorite foul-mouthed Christian lesbian rapper, but this is no way to put together an album.

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Bruce Haack: Farad: The Electric Voice

Bruce Haack is an important figure in the annals of electronic music. But once you’ve convinced your friends that you’re cool because you know about Bruce Haack, why on earth would you want to listen to his music?

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Ghostland Observatory: Codename: Rondo

The two guys in Ghostland Observatory are from Austin, Texas, but they seem to wish they resided in the Dark Underbelly of the Myth of America.

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Blip Blip Bleep: Like Track Stars

The synth-pop trio's buoyant full-length debut is a loose concept album about the rise and fall of a romantic relationship.

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Jamaica Are ‘Short & Entertaining’

French duo Jamaica, formerly Poney Poney, have just released the video for their latest single “Short & Entertaining”. Brimming with feverish stop-start guitars and breezy

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Huoratron: Corporate Occult (video) ((NSFW!))

Finally, some coked-up techno that's NOT totally boring and DOESN'T completely rely on decibels for its intensity. And with a great video, to boot!

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Adam Kesher - “Hour of the Wolf” (MP3)

Contrary to any images conjured up by the name, Adam Kesher is not a solo act. Rather, they are a French five piece, whose infectiously

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Audio Bullys: Higher Than the Eiffel

From aggression to repressed and awkward sentimentality, Audio Bullys are much more than just a dance act.

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Ladyhawke: Ladyhawke (Special Edition)

Does Ladyhawke hold up now that the Nu-new wave revival is almost at its end?

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