Articles tagged indietronica

22 Feb 2017 // 11:20 AM

Little Dragon - “High” (Singles Going Steady)

Little Dragon knows how to take things much further than this.

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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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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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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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29 Nov 2016 // 8:44 AM

Cut Copy: January Tape

Cut Copy fans may enjoy this record, but ambient lovers should know to beware of what lie ahead.

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28 Nov 2016 // 9:20 AM

Pale Hands: Graphism

Pale Hands' moody indietronica LP Graphism reminds us that, in a time of frothing demagogues and unsightly political upheavals, there are still euphorias to chase

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23 Nov 2016 // 9:31 AM

DAWN: Redemption Heart

DAWN concludes her Red Heart trilogy with an enigmatic yet polished dance album.

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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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14 Sep 2016 // 12:00 PM

Trentemøller - “Redefine” (Singles Going Steady)

Redefine" is haunting in a very grounded way, with the bass crystal clear, the snares sharp, and the vocals clean and slightly lethargic.

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Niki and the Dove: Everybody’s Heart Is Broken Now

An incredibly unprecedented but refreshing shift in focus by one of Sweden's best.

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2 Sep 2016 // 8:42 AM

Shura: Nothing’s Real

Shura's thoughtful and emotionally resonant debut is as appreciative of the past as it is cognizant of its place in the present.

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31 Aug 2016 // 9:39 AM

DAWN - “Cali Sun” (Singles Going Steady)

The work of DAWN (Dawn Richard) stays true to an aesthetic where it feels like chart-friendly soul-pop being remixed by an IDM producer.

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15 Jun 2016 // 1:30 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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19 May 2016 // 11:09 AM

D∆WN (Dawn Richard) - “Wake Up” (Singles Going Steady)

Cleaving electronic diva-pop to the drop-obsessed schizophrenia of contemporary EDM, "Wake Up" is a feverishly high-energy R&B convulsion.

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23 Mar 2016 // 11:15 AM

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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Poliça: United Crushers

Poliça's third full-length is an understated take on their singularly dark synthpop sound.

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3 Feb 2016 // 2:10 AM

Lemaitre: 1749 EP

1749 EP finds Lemaitre approaching the top of their pop-slinging game

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I Am Robot and Proud - “Kira Kira Zig Zag” (audio) (premiere)

The prolific Toronto electronic artist returns with a new track that, oddly enough, is one of his most organic-sounding pieces yet.

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18 May 2015 // 2:30 AM

Hot Chip: Why Make Sense?

Why Make Sense? falls a bit short of the high standard set by its predecessor, In Our Heads, but it's still a wryly creative release by a brilliant group.

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Miami Horror: All Possible Futures

While not a revelatory listen, Miami Horror's second album is a more-than-solid summer record using a tried and true formula of electro-inflected disco-pop.

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