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Thursday, October 30 2014

Betty Who: Take Me When You Go

Betty Who's debut album is not the standout debut that this charismatic pop star deserves.

Friday, October 24 2014

Underworld: Dubnobasswithmyheadman (20th Anniversary Super Deluxe Edition)

This mammoth edition of a truly classic album is worth it for fans for the wealth of material and insight into the choices involved in its creation.

Wednesday, October 22 2014

Julian Casablancas + The Voidz: Tyranny

Julian Casablancas + The Voidz get weird on Tyranny, but weird doesn't automatically mean quality.

Tuesday, October 21 2014

Artisan Loyalist - “The Ace EP” (audio) (Premiere)

The newest set of tunes by Edmonton, Alberta-based synth-pop project Artisan Loyalist is a melange of enticing synth sounds.

Thursday, October 16 2014

JAWS: Be Slowly

These Birmingham lads mine their musical past to create a sound in keeping with their influences without straying too far from established templates, finding comfort in familiarity.

Monday, October 13 2014

OK Go: Hungry Ghosts

OK Go successfully dips a toe into synth-rock without forgetting their power-pop roots, yet they still manage to include a small handful of outright clunkers.

Lights: Little Machines

The Canadian singer-songwriter decides that pop music is no place for individualism or high-energy performances on her third album.

Friday, October 10 2014

New Myths - ‘Give Me Noise’ (album stream) (Premiere)

New Myths boast a stylish synth-pop sound on their debut Give Me Noise that belies their relative newness as a band.

Friday, October 3 2014

Cabaret Voltaire: #7885 (Technopunk to Electropop 1978-1985)

For the first time, both sides of the post-punk/industrial/techno pioneers are collected in one place.

Thursday, October 2 2014

Electric Youth: Innerworld

"This year... in a world... 'A Real Hero' will rise again! But this time it's not alone."

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