Wednesday, July 24 2013
PopMatters has an exclusive look at the new music video from LA dark synth-pop band Night Club's EP Love Casualty, "Poisonous".
Thursday, July 18 2013
Has Emika, the Native Instruments sound designer and Ninja Tune stalwart, lived up to the hype and the promise shown on her experimental, laptop-driven self-titled debut, a work that joined the dots between hypnotic German techno and the sub-heavy styling of London’s underground dubstep scene?
Tuesday, June 11 2013
Irrational will have you high-tailing it to retro night with your boogie shoes on.
Tuesday, August 23 2011
A Danish choirboy is set loose in a dark synthpop netherworld. No hijinks ensue.
Wednesday, July 27 2011
Wayward Fire is a bright, hook-laden, bouncy affair that takes your face and rubs it in its subwoofer big beats.
Monday, April 11 2011
Great Heat is vibrant, edgy and just full of big pop statements fuelled by the very best music that graced discos in the mid-1980s.
Monday, April 26 2010
Minneapolis synth-pop duo echoes the Yeah Yeah Yeahs in all the right ways.
Monday, January 12 2009
The Silly Kissers are making dense and accessible synth-pop that will be stuck in your head forever.
Sunday, June 8 2008
Thomas Dolby's electronic impulses are fed by neurological brainstorms generated by the likes of Oliver Sacks and the artists and scientists of TED. PopMatters' 20 Questions gets a zap from Dolby's electrifying fingertips.
Wednesday, April 16 2008
OMD's concept album about Cold War-era technology and tension was a flop upon its original release in 1983. But seen through modern eyes, it's a brilliant precursor to OK Computer.