Articles tagged synthpop

24 Nov 2015 // 2:15 AM

Ellie Goulding: Delirium

Captivating, danceable synthpop that Goulding is hoping will take her to the upper echelons of pop stardom.

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r e l - “Gooey” (video) (premiere)

The Glass Animals track is given a sultry makeover by the young LA artist.

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Coldair - “Denounce” (audio) (premiere)

The Polish musician offers a chilly, murky sampling from his spellbinding new album.

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Indigo Face - “At the Gate” (video) (premiere)

The European band's sensual pop hybrid comes into full bloom in their new video.

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L.U.N.A.R. - “In the Forest” (audio) (premiere)

Indie pop meets tropicalia on this sunny new track.

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17 Nov 2015 // 2:10 AM

EL VY: Return to the Moon

EL VY aim to be more than a side project, but this relaxed collection of songs falls frustratingly short of that goal.

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16 Nov 2015 // 2:30 AM

Grimes: Art Angels

With a healthy boost in confidence and production value, Claire Boucher makes manifest her boundless passion for the manic whimsy of pop music.

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William Alexander - “I Won’t Bite” (video) (premiere)

With the help of a photographer and a dominatrix, William Alexander has a rather memorable new video.

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29 Oct 2015 // 1:15 AM

Wolfgang Flür: Eloquence

An eclectic grab bag of recordings from the former Kraftwerk member, with some unexpected guests.

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23 Oct 2015 // 1:05 AM

Toro Y Moi: Samantha

Samantha sees Toro Y Moi going back to his roots in a move that struggles to be more than just another chapter in his career.

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Stef Lang - ‘ARROWS Part 1’ (EP stream) (premiere)

The Canadian singer-songwriter has relocated to New York City and successfully reinvented herself as a modern pop/R&B chanteuse.

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Audrey Karrasch - “Euphoria” (video) (premiere)

The singer-songwriter finds freedom through honesty in her new video.

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Starlight Girls - “Fancy” (video) (premiere)

Pop, disco, and synthpop converge on the vibrant new track by the Brooklyn band.

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YACHT: I Thought the Future Would Be Cooler

With crisp production that highlights a bevy of killer hooks, I Thought the Future Would Be Cooler finds YACHT vivifying their sound with successful results.

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Lymbyc Systym - ‘Split Stones’ (album stream) (premiere)

The long distance between the brothers Bell hasn't diminished the beauty of their music one bit.

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Duran Duran Looks Forward and Back During New York City Show

The band performed a mix of new songs and old favorites at the Theater at Madison Square Garden.

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9 Oct 2015 // 1:30 AM

Hurts: Surrender (take 1)

Hurts might have lost their little dark heart, but Surrender is still a rapturous collection of gospel-tinged pop pleasures.

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9 Oct 2015 // 1:20 AM

Hurts: Surrender (take 2)

Faced with the ire of the notorious "Bean Counter Gang", Hurts had no choice but to surrender.

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CHVRCHES: Every Open Eye

CHVRCHES hit new heights of confidence on their upbeat, synthpop-laden second album.

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21 Sep 2015 // 1:30 AM

New Order: Music Complete

Even a pale echo of New Order’s past glories is far better than anything many bands can offer.

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Marina and the Diamonds Wrap Up U.S. Tour at Terminal 5 (Photos)

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"Marina's star shines bright and her iridescent pop shines brighter. Froot is her most solid album yet. Her tour continues into the new year throughout Europe.

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