Articles tagged pop, electronic, indie, starfucker

26 May 2016 // 9:32 AM

Kaytranada - “Lite Spots” (Singles Going Steady)

It's a testament to Kaytranada's skill as a songsmith that a cut this jumbled and frenetic, this high-on-something, sounds so totally pure.

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25 May 2016 // 2:20 PM

Filastine - “The Cleaner (Abandon: Part II)” (video) (premiere)

Filastine specializes in a cinematic brand of electronic music that utilizes many global influences alongside found sounds, percussion, vocals, and acoustic instruments.

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Rachael Sage - “I Don’t Believe It” (video) (premiere)

Rachael Sage has created an uplifting and powerful piece of music that speaks to the pain caused to her from a young life filled with bullying.

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Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark - “Enola Gay” (1980) (Singles Going Steady Classic)

"Enola Gay" is perhaps the quintessential embodiment of OMD's sound -- a romantic epic told through two alternating, and often intersecting, synthpop riffs.

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Meghan Trainor: Thank You (Deluxe Edition)

Thank You shows musical growth for Trainor while simultaneously moving her closer to the more homogenous sound of mainstream pop.

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25 May 2016 // 2:15 AM

Cate Le Bon: Crab Day

Cate Le Bon shows the true extent of her powerfully versatile creative voice on Crab Day.

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24 May 2016 // 2:20 AM

µ-Ziq: RY30 Trax

British synth wunderkind Mike Paradinas takes a trip back to the '90s with another fascinating archival release.

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23 May 2016 // 9:12 AM

Lone - “Vapour Trail” (Singles Going Steady)

"Vapour Trail" is a great song and clearly displays a more refined side to house music as a genre.

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Various Artists: A Tribute to Pet Sounds

Some of the most respected experimental artists of the 21st century dish up their takes on the Beach Boys' classic album.

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Rufus Wainwright: Take All My Loves: 9 Shakespeare Sonnets

Tightly curated and ultimately exhilarating, Wainwright fashions nine of the bard’s classics into a mini-opera.

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My Robot Friend: Open the Book

After seven years away from the spotlight, My Robot Friend returns with a record that's an awful lot of fun even when it lacks cohesion. Dean & Britta as well as Andre Williams join in.

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20 May 2016 // 1:55 PM

U.S. Girls - “New Age Thriller” (Singles Going Steady)

Cryptic, moody, and possessed by a nearly Lynchian sense of unease, "New Age Thriller" is a demented avant-pop vignette.

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20 May 2016 // 9:33 AM

CC DUST - “Never Going to Die” (Singles Going Steady)

"Never Going to Die" is the debut single from Mary Jane Dunphe's new synthpop project CC DUST.

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James Blake: The Colour in Anything

James Blake had it in him to release a great album here. He just chose not to.

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18 May 2016 // 11:30 AM

Pantha du Prince - “In an Open Space” (video)

Pantha du Prince's warm, minimal techno pulls you deep into his imagination.

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Moby’s Memoir ‘Porcelain’ Is Exceptional and Incisive

Rock memoirs rarely live up to expectations, but Moby’s Porcelain is an exception.

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18 May 2016 // 2:20 AM

Digitalism: Mirage

As Digitalism continues to bring back the ghosts of old songs, Mirage demonstrates the duo’s willingness to welcome new ghosts, promising them a more audacious future.

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Pantha du Prince - “Frau Im Mond, Sterne Laufen” (Singles Going Steady)

Pantha du Prince's latest single unsurprisingly features a wonderful late-night chillout vibe.

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16 May 2016 // 11:00 AM

Janet Jackson - “Dammn Baby” (Singles Going Steady)

One says the song is "an unimpeachable work of pop artistry" and another says it's "a fairly standard R&B dance groove". Who's right?

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16 May 2016 // 9:45 AM

Concert review: Beyoncé‘s Faithful in ‘Formation’

Saturday during her sold-out Formation tour stop in Pasadena, Beyoncé’s passion and rage ruled.

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Cage the Elephant Ignite Central Park with Kickoff for Summerstage Season

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"Cage the Elephant rocked two sold-out nights at Summerstage and return to NYC for a free show May 29th. Info on that and a preview of the full Summerstage schedule is here.

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