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‘Voulez Vous’: ABBA’s Poptimist Manifesto at 45

‘Voulez Vous’: ABBA’s Poptimist Manifesto at 45

On Voulez Vous, ABBA went disco and created a turbo-charged version of their music. The raucous choruses of Voulez Vouz preview a decade of pop.

Winona Oak’s ‘Island of the Sun’ Is Heartbreak Enveloped in Intoxicating Synths

Winona Oak’s ‘Island of the Sun’ Is Heartbreak Enveloped in Intoxicating Synths

Winona Oak’s Island of the Sun scores stories of sorrow and anguish with a thrilling cornucopia of sounds that practically spill in luscious waves.

No Suits in Miami Go .38 Special Scandinavian Style

No Suits in Miami Go .38 Special Scandinavian Style

By pumping things up with a classic 1980s arena aesthetic, No Suits in Miami’s Nothing Ever Happens radiates enough summery intensity for tape-deck cruisers to savor.

ABBA’s ‘Voyage’ Is More Than Pretty Good

ABBA’s ‘Voyage’ Is More Than Pretty Good

ABBA have pulled off a very good reunion album with Voyage despite the odds and expectations. The bar remains where they left it nearly 40 years ago.

Swedish Dream-Poppers ViVii Deliver a “Smackdown”

Swedish Dream-Poppers ViVii Deliver a “Smackdown”

Swedish pop trio ViVii play the dreamiest of dream pop with pristine melodies, gossamer harmonies, and enthralling textures.