Articles tagged indietronica

6 Oct 2016 // 8:15 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 // 1:00 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 // 9:42 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 // 10:39 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 // 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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19 May 2016 // 12:09 PM

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 // 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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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 // 3:10 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 // 3:30 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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6 Apr 2015 // 2:05 AM

Big Data: 2.0

Submitted for your approval, Big Data presents a dark dance-pop album written by NSA agents and sentient surveillance machinery.

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The Octopus Project: 6 April 2011 - New York City

One of Austin's best takes headlining tour to New York.

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The Masters of Indietronica, The Octopus Project, Chat with PopMatters

After a memorable set with Devo at Moogfest, band members relax for a chat with PopMatters.

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//Mixed media

Oz Is Not As Down Under As Everyone Thinks It Is

// Re:Print

"Frank L. Baum's Oz isn't in the land of Aussies, as one might think, but in a far more magical setting.

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