Articles tagged pop, electronic, indie, starfucker

Duran Duran - “Pressure Off” feat. Janelle Monaé and Nile Rodgers

Our writers offer up the skinny on the first single, "Pressure Off", from synthpop vets Duran Duran's upcoming new album, Paper Gods, which releases September 11th via via Warner Bros.

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Omar Souleyman: Bahdeni Nami

If you’re not dancing or clapping while listening to Omar Souleyman, you’re doing something wrong.

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31 Jul 2015 // 2:10 AM

Elizaveta: Messenger

A cocktail of style, skill and beauty, Elizaveta's second album leaves fans wondering if there is anything this singer-songwriter cannot do.

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Meghan Linsey - ‘Believer’ (EP stream) (premiere)

The Voice runner-up undergoes a pop/soul makeover on her new EP, and it suits her perfectly.

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Fake Tears - ‘Nightshifting’ (album stream) (premiere)

The Vancouver duo excel at creating experimental electropop using vintage gear in their new album.

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Slow Down Molasses: Black Burnt Cars

Powerfully blending melody and discord and inspired by pictures of the Paris events in May 1968, Canada’s Slow Down Molasses reflect the tension between ideals and reality, then and now.

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28 Jul 2015 // 2:20 AM

High Tides: High Tides

High Tides swirls nostalgia, synthesizers and neon-coated pop together for a sun-bleached beauty

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Kopecky: Drug for the Modern Age

Drug for the Modern Age shows Kopecky's ability to repeatedly create instantly catchy indie-pop tracks over and over again, almost to a fault.

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Maggie Trapani - ‘Life of a Perpetual Quitter’ (EP stream) (premiere)

The debut EP by the young singer-songwriter is mature beyond her years.

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27 Jul 2015 // 2:20 AM

Mas Ysa: Seraph

Many moments of Seraph may seem random but are really meticulously placed in an effort to create something truly graceful and charming.

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27 Jul 2015 // 2:10 AM

LA Priest: Inji

Producer Sam Dust arises as a maverick electronic pop revisionist on his full-length debut as LA Priest.

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27 Jul 2015 // 2:05 AM

Simply Red: Big Love

Big Love come across as a kind of audio time capsule, one that makes the passage of the past 30 years simply disappear.

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Basement Jaxx Jam in the Craziness at Summerstage

At a rare, live US performance from UK electronic duo Basement Jaxx, Felix Buxton and Simon Ratcliffe, packed in as much craziness as they could in Central Park.

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The Chemical Brothers: Born in the Echoes

The legendary electronic duo modernize the roots of house and techno music on their first studio album in five years.

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Buckner & Garcia Feat. Jace Hall - “Pac-Man Fever (Eat ‘Em Up) 2015” (video) (premiere)

One of the great novelty songs of the 1980s has been revived 33 years later.

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Nathan Gray - “Wayward Ghosts” (video) (premiere)

The Boysetsfire vocalist marks his solo debut with a spare, quietly powerful new video.

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23 Jul 2015 // 2:20 AM

Years & Years: Communion

There may be the odd misstep, but Communion is a solid debut, and one of the better pop albums in recent memory.

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Joss Stone: Water for Your Soul

Think of it as the aural equivalent of a Lego set. One can use the simple bricks in different styles and colors to make something that stands out as special.

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Dani Elliott - “Sinner” (audio) (premiere)

Chillwave, contemporary R&B, and classic Nashville country coalesce on this gorgeous new track.

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Lee Bannon: Pattern of Excel

On his latest album, left-field garage producer Lee Bannon emphasizes his true sonic passions with moody ambient pieces and glitchy soundscapes.

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