Articles tagged the tough alliance, sweden, dance

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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19 Nov 2015 // 2:15 AM

Club 8: Pleasure

Our measure of Club 8's "Pleasure" reveals a little treasure. No late bar though.

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JJ Rosa - “Tonight” (audio) (premiere)

It's not every day you come across a young musician who can evoke Michael Jackson, Chaka Khan, and Nile Rodgers all at once.

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Victories at Sea - ‘Everything Forever’ (album stream) (premiere)

The Birmingham band bridges post-punk and dance on their energetic debut album.

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14 Oct 2015 // 9:30 AM

Rizzla - “Iron Cages / Twitch Queen” (Singles Going Steady)

Two beasts fused together to make a Mega-Godzilla of a dance track.

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IAMX - ‘Metanoia’ (album stream) (premiere)

The sixth album by the former Sneaker Pimp bridges multiple genres to create a vibrant, energetic, glammy musical hybrid.

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Danielle Parente - “Wicked Game” (audio) (premiere)

The classic Chris Isaak track is given a sumptuous electronic interpretation.

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SVRCINA - “Lover Fighter” (audio) (premiere)

Pop meets EDM on this grandiose new track.

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10 Aug 2015 // 1:10 AM

DJ Koze: DJ Koze

Tack on "tastemaker" to Koze's impressive resume.

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Omar Souleyman: Bahdeni Nami

If you’re not dancing or clapping while listening to Omar Souleyman, you’re doing something wrong.

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Kármán Line - “Tell Me What I Want to Know” (audio) (premiere)

The latest by the London electro band implores you to dance the anguish away.

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They’re Finally Listening: An Interview with RP Boo, the Inventor of Footwork

The legendary RP Boo discusses the development of footwork, his contributions, the influence of the late DJ Rashad, and his new album, Fingers, Banks Pads & Shoe Prints.

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Disclosure Gets Ready to Shake Up EDM. Or Maybe Just Have Some Cheesecake

Blending catchy tunes with slick sounds from durable styles like house and UK garage, Disclosure is among the prime beneficiaries of the boom over the last few years in electronic dance music.

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Double Duchess - ‘All Eyes on Me’ (album stream) (premiere)

Double Duchess' electro/hip-hop banger is loaded with raucous originals and one stunning cover.

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RP Boo: Fingers, Bank Pads and Shoe Prints (take 2)

The godfather of Juke comes through on his debut album.

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RP Boo: Fingers, Bank Pads, and Shoe Prints

If listeners can immerse themselves in the repetition, let go, and stop fighting it. The results can be transcendent.

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30 Jun 2015 // 1:05 AM

Moullinex: Elsewhere

Elsewhere is an ebullient escape to wherever it is you would rather be.

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17 Jun 2015 // 1:20 AM

Alpine: Yuck

In an effort to appeal to a broader audience, Alpine diminish the flimsy post-punk mold of their debut effort in favor of haughty, cool detachment.

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Daisha - “Hiyah (F.O.H.)” (audio) (Premiere)

Confrontational and playful, Daisha's aggressive new single "Hiyah (F.O.H.)" wants to be your dance jam of the summer.

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Flunk: Deconstruction Time Again

The Norwegian mood-pop act let remixers have at their latest album, often with surprisingly successful results.

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// Moving Pixels

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