Thomas Dolby’s 40-year-old debut The Golden Age of Wireless is a definitive synthpop album that raises many questions but only answers a few of them.
Allegories’ Endless is a complex and winning work that finds humanity amongst the rolling waves of synthesizers, drum machines, and electronic instruments.
Thirty-five years later, twin albums of demos and outtakes from cheeky British synthpop duo I Start Counting have surfaced, and they’re not without their pleasures.
Singer-songwriter Alyssa Midcalf’s second album under the Primer moniker, Incubator, addresses hard truths under irresistible synthpop beats and melodies.
Ibibio Sound Machine hit new heights as they draw on the power of musical currents flowing between Lagos and London on the Hot Chip-produced Electricity.
Australia’s mystery-goof quartet Confidence Man unleashed a supremely confident debut in 2018, but after years of waiting, they’re finally back with a ’90s sheen on TILT.
Using her music to address the distressing nature of relationships gone awry, British pop singer Maisie Peters brings a collection of eloquently frank songs to life during her first headlining tour of North America.
Eclectic Canadian singer-songwriter Caylie Staples embraces ethereal electropop on her stunning new solo album, Future Memory.
Born of quarantine isolation, Pictish Trail’s Island Family explores connections to place and time. Its creativity offers a challenging authenticity.