Articles tagged electro

27 Jul 2015 // 2:10 AM

LA Priest: Inji

Producer Sam Dust arises as a maverick electronic pop revisionist on his full-length debut as LA Priest.

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Kármán Line - “Tell Me What I Want to Know” (audio) (premiere)

The latest by the London electro band implores you to dance the anguish away.

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Royce Wood Junior: The Ashen Tang

Royce Wood Junior unleashes an unusual and heady mix of styles and talent on debut The Ashen Tang.

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Néonhèart - “Comatose” (video) (premiere)

The LA duo Néonhèart make a big first impression on their beautiful new video "Comatose."

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Barcelona - “Fall in Love” (video) (Premiere)

Synth lovers, take heed: the Seattle outfit Barcelona take to Moog Music for a new spin on their tune "Fall in Love".

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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 // 2:02 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 // 9:30 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 // 10:00 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 // 9:56 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 // 9:57 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 // 10:00 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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"Guster's Summerstage performance was a showcase of their infectious and poppy music from the last 24 years.

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