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Tuesday, June 3 2014

Night Club - “Need You Tonight” (audio) (Premiere)

The LA-based dark synthpop duo Night Club are at their wildly fun game yet again following last year's Love Casualty EP. Here's the duo's latest venture, a cover of INXS' "Need You Tonight".


Wednesday, July 24 2013

Night Club - “Poisonous” (video) (PopMatters Premiere)

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

Emika: DVA

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

Jack Beauregard: Irrational

Irrational will have you high-tailing it to retro night with your boogie shoes on.


Tuesday, August 23 2011

When Saints Go Machine: Konkylie

A Danish choirboy is set loose in a dark synthpop netherworld. No hijinks ensue.


Wednesday, July 27 2011

The Chain Gang of 1974: Wayward Fire

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

The Bell: Great Heat

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

Lookbook: Wild at Heart

Minneapolis synth-pop duo echoes the Yeah Yeah Yeahs in all the right ways.


Monday, January 12 2009

Synth Pop Matters: The Silly Kissers

The Silly Kissers are making dense and accessible synth-pop that will be stuck in your head forever.


Sunday, June 8 2008

20 Questions: Thomas Dolby

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.


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