Articles tagged electropop

Stolar - “Paralyzed” (video) (premiere)

Soulful electropop artist Stolar finds his ultimate comfort in music, a place where he can confront his demons directly and honestly and maybe we can too.

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Hayley Kiyoko - “Palace” (Justin Caruso Remix) (premiere)

Justin Caruso remixes "Palace", an earworm of a synthpop tune from pop artist Hayley Kiyoko.

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15 Feb 2017 // 1:00 PM

Lady Gaga - “John Wayne” (Singles Going Steady)

The video is all saturated color, motion, and quick edits, part Death Proof, part two-fisted tribute to Wendy O. Williams, not subtle, perfectly apt, Gaga going for sensory overload above all else.

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Mozart’s Sister: Field of Love

If the candied aspect of Field of Love makes for an entertaining listen, the same characteristic at times limits the album's emotional scope and depth.

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8 Feb 2017 // 11:40 AM

Jamiroquai - “Automaton” (Singles Going Steady)

"Automaton" is as leftfield as you could possibly imagine from a Jamiroquai song.

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Austra - “I Love You More Than You Love Yourself” (Singles Going Steady)

An understated, gleaming synthpop gem that reveals Austra at their most graceful.

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6 Feb 2017 // 9:25 AM

Goldfrapp - “Anymore” (Singles Going Steady)

Goldfrapp eschew the more intimate narratives of Tales of Use and head back to the warmer embrace of their synth led, electroclash sound.

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24 Jan 2017 // 3:00 AM

Matthew Dear: DJ-Kicks

Matthew Dear offers an accessible mix that embraces the idiosyncrasies of electronic music’s most beguiling talents.

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19 Jan 2017 // 4:03 PM

SOHN - “Hard Liquor” (Singles Going Steady)

"Hard Liquor" is a contrived and affected attempt to meld some idea of bluesiness into his brand of so-called "PBR&B".

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12 Jan 2017 // 2:30 AM

Austra: Future Politics

Austra's third album represents a fuller realization of their self-concept as a queer political band.

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11 Jan 2017 // 2:25 AM

SOHN: Rennen

If at times Rennen suffers under the weight of its own trendiness, it finds redemption in SOHN's unmistakable craftsmanship and ear for nuance.

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14 Dec 2016 // 10:18 AM

Schiller - ‘Future’ (album stream) (premiere)

Electropop's Schiller returns with a gorgeous new album of cinematic music in Future.

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2 Dec 2016 // 2:15 AM

Tove Lo: Lady Wood

The sophomore effort from Swedish pop artist Tove Lo immediately announced itself as a much darker, more sinister version of its hit 2014 predecessor Queen of the Clouds.

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11 Nov 2016 // 10:35 AM

SAMA - “What Love Is All About” (audio) (premiere)

London's SAMA play a soulful form of electropop loaded to the brim with great hooks.

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Rainbow Arabia: L.A. Heartbreak

Married electropop duo rejuvenate their relationship on hook-filled, gleaming pop album.

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31 Oct 2016 // 9:06 AM

French Horn Rebellion - “Buddy Holly” (Weezer cover) (premiere)

On a day like Halloweeen that's made for fun, French Horn Rebellion share a mega funky synthpop take on the Weezer classic, "Buddy Holly".

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25 Oct 2016 // 8:45 AM

Rafter - ‘XYZ’ (album stream) (premiere)

San Diego's Rafter, otherwise known as Rafter Roberts, concocts little, brilliant nuggets of off-kilter pop with an experimental spirit.

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20 Oct 2016 // 11:42 AM

Bastille - “Send Them Off!” (Singles Going Steady)

Bastille are a band that goes for the grand and bombastic most all the time, and "Send Them Off!" is no exception.

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6 Oct 2016 // 7:15 AM

Trentemøller: Fixion

With Fixion, Trentemøller continues the evolutionary process from straight electronic act to electropop artist with broad-ranging appeal.

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5 Oct 2016 // 1:30 AM

Banks: The Altar

The high points of The Altar are nearly perfect, but are outnumbered by a middle section comprised of unremarkable, uninspired filler.

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