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Monday, March 10 2014

Mirror Talk - “This Woman’s Work” (video)

Synth-based quartet covers Kate Bush in first of a series of live videos.


Wednesday, August 28 2013

The Future Will Be Silent: An Interview with OMD

After a lengthy breakup, a historic reuniting of the original members, and some remarkably strong comeback albums, Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark let it all out in this plainspoken, open, and rather fascinating interview about their history, their conflicts, and what it means to have fun again while being in OMD.


Monday, April 8 2013

OMD: English Electric

The veteran English synth-pop group take a mulligan on their comeback.


Monday, March 25 2013

CHVRCHES: Recover EP

The Knife's peculiar brand of steely synthpop finds a new champion in Glasgow's CHVRCHES.


Sunday, November 6 2011

Ladytron: Gravity The Seducer

Ten years into their synth-poppy career, Ladytron's music is still frigid and shows no signs of thawing.


Wednesday, October 12 2011

Erasure: Tomorrow’s World

Club-thumping forefathers continue to sound pretty good, talk a bunch of nonsense.


Monday, September 5 2011

Stepdad: Ordinaire EP

Stepdad is a fresh breeze blowing through the self-important indie scene, clearing away the thick irony and Parliament Light smoke for something a little more enticing... fun.


Wednesday, August 3 2011

Xylos: Xylos

Xylos may be an unassuming synth-pop album, but it's also full of surprises.


Tuesday, June 7 2011

I Blame Coco: The Constant

By turns aggressive and vulnerable, sophisticated and childlike, punk and pop, The Constant is the product of a young, but talented, multi-faceted artist.


Monday, November 29 2010

Pet Shop Boys: Ultimate Pet Shop Boys

Che Guevara and Debussy would both have major problems with this compilation -- and not just because they already shelled out for Pop Art back in 2006.


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