Articles tagged synthpop

26 Jun 2017 // 10:28 AM

M83 - “Holograms” (Singles Going Steady)

This M83 track with the time lapse visuals works nicely and is almost reminiscent of the Philip Glass/Godfrey Reggio Koyaanisqatsi project.

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22 Jun 2017 // 2:30 AM

Beth Ditto: Fake Sugar

Former Gossip frontwoman makes a welcome return with her first solo album of pure pop bliss.

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14 Jun 2017 // 8:52 AM

Katy Perry: Witness

Who's going to bear Witness? The listeners, of course, because this album, unfortunately, proves to be one hell of a burden.

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13 Jun 2017 // 7:53 AM

Phoenix: Ti Amo

Summer is here and Phoenix have returned with a set of pop songs determinedly celebrating vacationing on the beach and the joys of love and romance.

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12 Jun 2017 // 2:10 AM

Woman: Happy Freedom

Happy Freedom may be the only album to make you think of Marvin Gaye and Kraftwerk at the same time.

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Saint Etienne’s Sarah Cracknell on Creating One of Their Most Uplifting Albums Yet

One of the UK's pioneering dance groups went wild and weird for their homespun new effort, out now as the band celebrates their 27th anniversary.

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The Magnetic Fields: 50 Song Memoir

50 Song Memoir might not quite capture the magic of Merritt’s landmark work, but it’s the best collection to come from the Magnetic Fields project in at least a decade.

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Goldfrapp Offer Up a Dance Party at Brooklyn Steel

Goldfrapp turned Brooklyn Steel into a hot and sticky dance party for two nights.

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Goldfrapp - “Anymore” (Ralphi Rosario Tek Vocal Mix) (premiere)

Goldfrapp drop a hot new remix of their hit "Anymore" that's destined for clubs the world over.

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Sign of the Times: An Interview With Miami Horror

Emerging from the Australian electronic-pop revival with the likes of Neon Indian and Kimbra, Miami Horror move from the personal to the imaginative in pastel-bright fashion.

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A Flock of Seagulls: Remixes & Rarities

This odds 'n' ends compendum from the underrated '80s band does exactly what it says on the box, for better or worse.

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Marc Almond: Hits and Pieces - The Best of Marc Almond and Soft Cell

Hits and Pieces concentrates on the commercially-appealing aspects of Almond's recordings, painting him as the pop star he has always been so reluctant to be.

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Woman - “Marvelous City” (video) (premiere)

Swelling with sonic panic and anxiety, "Marvelous City" overflows like a cauldron of anti-romantic synthpop.

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7 Apr 2017 // 8:21 AM

Goldfrapp: Silver Eye

Silver Eye comes close to being an absolute triumph, thanks in large part to the extraordinary sonic boom that the production packs.

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Future Islands: The Far Field

If Future Islands have created a formula, they have yet to exhaust its creative potential.

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Lydia Ainsworth: Darling of the Afterglow

Lydia Ainsworth's sophomore LP is a warmer and more open effort than Right from Real, one that achieves remarkable consistency throughout.

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New Order: Presents Be Music

A comprehensive, if scattershot, compendium or Sumner, Hook, and the Other Two's production work -- and then some.

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Goldfrapp on Their New Album ‘Silver Eye’ and Why “Art Is Freedom”

It's been over three years since Goldfrapp put out their latest set of lush electro, and with a polarized world, their new music has a fascinating new voice.

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13 Mar 2017 // 12:00 PM

Sylvan Esso - “Die Young” (Singles Going Steady)

Sylvan Esso has a way of crafting sparse electropop gems with an easy, natural openness to them.

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Animotion - “Last Time” (video) (premiere)

New wave synthpop band Animotion returns to music 26 years after their last work and they've got a brand new video, "Last Time".

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