Articles tagged synth-pop, goth, shitgaze

The Harrow - “Love Like Shadows” (video) (premiere)

Beautiful visuals complement wonderfully dark music in the latest video by the Brooklyn post-punks.

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Heat Dust - “I Warm My Hands” (audio) (premiere)

Metal meets the darker side of post-punk on this brooding new track by the New Orleans band.

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GOLD - “Shapeless” (audio) (premiere)

The Dutch upstarts tweak their sound -- and image -- with stirring results.

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Guides - “Pictures on Pictures” (audio) (premiere)

The LA trio tinker with post-punk to the brink of goth on their new track.

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11 Aug 2015 // 2:30 AM

Chelsea Wolfe: Abyss

Although Abyss is most unnerving in its quieter moments, the album is Wolfe’s most well-paced and effective release to date.

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29 Jul 2015 // 2:10 AM

Cold Cave: Full Cold Moon

This vinyl reissue of a year’s worth of singles serves as an ideal introduction to Cold Cave’s icy aesthetic.

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Lycia - “Blue” (audio) (premiere)

The darkwave veterans return with a stunning, haunting new track.

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Twin River - “Secret in a Séance” (video) (premiere)

Shoegaze and classic gothic rock coalesce on this track by the Vancouver band.

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Empathy Test - “Throwing Stones (Minuit Machine Remix)” (audio) (Premiere)

The Paris-based Minuit Machine puts a spin on London synth-pop duo Empathy Test's tune "Throwing Stones", resulting in a remix that transforms a "sun-kissed teen romance" into "the depths of winter".

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Sea Cycles - ‘Ground & Air’ (album stream) (Premiere)

Ground & Air is a reflective summer soundtrack where post-rock instrumentation meets the synth-pop aesthetic.

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Barcelona - “Fall in Love” (video) (Premiere)

Synth lovers, take heed: the Seattle outfit Barcelona take to Moog Music for a new spin on their tune "Fall in Love".

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Mac McCaughan: Non-Believers

Ultimately, Non-Believers is the kind of album that needs no backstory to endear it or Mac McCaughan to the masses.

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SLV - “Heartbreaker” (video) (Premiere)

Rotoscope-esque visuals meet bouncy synthpop in the latest video from the Brooklyn duo SLV.

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Basic Shapes - “Shining Armor” (video) (Premiere)

The music video to the buoyant bit of synth-pop that is "Shining Armor" pays homage to Azealia Banks's "212" video.

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Howls - “White Noise” (video) (Premiere)

The waifish vocals and electronic pulse of CHVRCHES meets a rock sensibility with the latest by the Los Angeles outfit Howls, "White Noise".

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CaveofswordS - ‘Sigils’ (album stream) (Premiere)

Stream the cryptic and dark new album by the St. Louis rock outfit CaveofswordS, Sigils, a week leading up to its release.

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Allies for Everyone - “Bunker” (video) (Premiere)

Smoky and nocturnal, the title track off of the New York City-based Allies for Everyone's Bunker EP is a sharp blend of catchiness and moodiness.

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My Body - “All I Can” (video) (Premiere)

Film noir meets jagged electronic beats in the latest music video by the Brooklyn synth-pop duo My Body, "All I Can".

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Celebrate: Fields of the Nephilim’s ‘The Nephilim’ at 25

Celebrating its silver anniversary,The Nephilim is one of the UK goth scene's masterpieces, a seamless, hour-long trek into a surreal land populated by chiming guitars, hypnotic bass, found samples, and occult themes.

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Red Temple Spirits: Red Temple Spirits

Akin to chant or ritual, this hypnotic post-punk conjures a sameness at times that fails to belie its variety and subtlety. Red Temple Spirits summons up voices as an electronic shaman.

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Notes, Hoaxes, and Jokes: Silkworm's 'Lifestyle' - "Ooh La La"

// Sound Affects

"Lifestyle's penultimate track eases the pace and finds fresh nuance and depth in a rock classic, as Silkworm offer their take on the Faces' "Ooh La La".

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