Articles tagged electropop

Assessing Their Performance: The Burnside Project Legacy

Burnside Project had audience members screaming their quirky electropop lyrics back at them one moment and shrugging the next. Here, Burnside Project's rise and fall is documented, culminating in a free download of their unreleased private masterpiece.

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Download Burnside Project’s Unreleased Masterwork (Premiere) (Free Download)

Burnside Project were ahead of their time, mixing indie rock aesthetics with electronic wondermint. As part of Bar None's 30th anniversary, you can download their long-lost masterwork for free.

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12 Aug 2016 // 12:00 PM

Broods - “Heartlines” (Singles Going Steady)

Broods may not be the most distinctive dance-rock architects in the contemporary arena, but they know how to engineer an unimpeachable synthpop anthem.

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8 Aug 2016 // 11:30 AM

Bastille - “Fake It” (Singles Going Steady)

"Fake It" is a crepuscular, R&B-shaded synthpop ballad forged from heavyhearted nostalgia and gilded in flickering neon.

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Esh - ‘Esh’ (EP stream) (premiere)

Pop is always interesting when it takes a turn for the ominous, and Esh is no exception to that rule.

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Chaos Emeralds - “Untied” (audio) (premiere)

"Untied" is a delectable slice of hyper-sugary cake, white-boy R&B if the genre had injected approximately seven liters of Pepsi intravenously before performing.

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Róisín Murphy: Take Her Up to Monto

Róisín Murphy's fourth album is an ambitious, intoxicating blend of art pop, jazzy cabaret, and cautionary love songs.

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1 Jul 2016 // 8:53 AM

Broods: Conscious

Broods continue to refine their infectious, high-stakes electropop on Conscious. Here, the songs are higher in intensity and wider in scope, and Georgia Nott delivers some of her most arresting vocal performances to date

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23 Jun 2016 // 4:07 PM

Gwen Stefani - “Misery” (Singles Going Steady)

"Misery" isn't a total misfire, but its formulaic diva-pop effervescence does little to convince you that music's mainstream was missing Stefani.

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15 Jun 2016 // 2:30 AM

Classixx: Faraway Reach

In Faraway Reach, L.A.-bred dopamine dealers Michael David and Tyler Blake stick to their guns and craft disco-tinged dance-pop that draws equally from '80s new wave and maximalist EDM.

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16 May 2016 // 8:00 AM

Oyinda - “Flatline” (Singles Going Steady)

Oyinda's "Flatline" is an agonized indie-R&B pulse-racer that drops a miniature apocalypse between two lovers' bodies.

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I Wear* Experiment - “Deepfreeze” (video) (premiere)

If "Deepfreeze" is anything to go by, Tallinn, Estonia's I Wear* Experiment are going to be a smash with their upcoming debut album.

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28 Mar 2016 // 4:00 PM

Sia - “Cheap Thrills” (Singles Going Steady)

"Cheap Thrills" is probably the best song on Sia's latest album.

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28 Mar 2016 // 9:25 AM

Seinabo Sey Is Off to a Fast Start

Seinabo Sey: "The artists I love, like Jill Scott and Common, they are great storytellers who help people with their songs."

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23 Mar 2016 // 12:15 PM

Shura - “Touch” (Four Tet Remix) (Singles Going Steady)

Credit goes to Four Tet, who's gone from cut-n-splice folktronica go-to, to a grade-A dance and indie remixer.

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Junior Boys: Big Black Coat

First album in five years from the Canadian synth-poppers... now even synth-poppier.

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r e l - “Gooey” (video) (premiere)

The Glass Animals track is given a sultry makeover by the young LA artist.

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Coldair - “Denounce” (audio) (premiere)

The Polish musician offers a chilly, murky sampling from his spellbinding new album.

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L.U.N.A.R. - “In the Forest” (audio) (premiere)

Indie pop meets tropicalia on this sunny new track.

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16 Nov 2015 // 3:30 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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Anticipation and Expectation in Game Marketing: The Art of “Anti-Hype”

// Moving Pixels

"Watch the trailer for No Man's Sky and then for Frostpunk. There is a clear difference in the kind of expectations each creates in its audience.

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