Tag Archives: electronic

May Roosevelt
Album Premiere: May Roosevelt Speaks in Synths on New LP, Junea

They say that music is a universal language, and that could not be more true for today’s album premiere. Hailing from Thessaloniki, Greece, the artist and composer May Roosevelt began as a violinist when she was 12 years old, but eventually picked up the theremin, which she has since mastered. While it is one of […]

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Tennyson
Tennyson Celebrates Their Uh Oh! EP at the Roxy This Friday

This Friday, Canadian duo Tennyson will celebrate the release of their newest EP Uh Oh! live at the Roxy. It’s possible their tour wasn’t deliberately going to stop in LA on the date of release, but accident or no, the party that night at this iconic venue is guaranteed to be wild. Listen to “Cry […]

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Panel Releases Their First Compilation LP Featuring the Best of London’s Underground Producers

After the closing of London’s Fabric nightclub, I momentarily questioned the city’s dance music scene. Was this the first domino to fall? Scandals relating to drug abuse are sadly not rare, though shutting the venue down abruptly wasn’t the answer. Of course, looking back I was foolish to react with such pessimism; thanks to the […]

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Zoe Elaine |
Get a first listen of TR/ST newest song “Bicep” and don’t miss him at FYF

Toronto-based artist TR/ST has revealed a first listen from a yet untitled release in the form of the industrial synth-powered track, “Bicep.” Moving forward with the dark electro-pop that garnered his self-titled debut and the subsequent Joyland a cult following, the man behind the provocative atmospherics Robert Alfons took isolation to the extreme in writing much of […]

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Mount Kimbie at El Rey Theatre
Mount Kimbie fire up the El Rey Theatre with a wild dance party

UK Electronica outfit Mount Kimbie are currently on tour and made their Los Angeles stop this past Friday. The duo packed the El Rey Theatre full of music lovers. Mount Kimbie’s ambient noise, synths and percussion immediately set the audience into an entrancing state. The band has grown from their past “post-dubstep” to a more mature and […]

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An Interview with Shy Girls — we talk debut album and preventing himself from being pigeon-holed as alt-R&B

Shy Girls Set to Release Debut Album “Salt” via Hit City Records on January 20th   Here’s a riddle for you: If twenty people record demos on a synthesizer and guitar in their bedrooms, and someone labels it all alt-R&B, does anyone hear the difference between them? At the expense of some really great DIY artists, alternative R&B […]

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Cherub at Fonda Theatre
Cherub bleed gold, piss excellence at Fonda Theatre show

Like the glitzy electronica purveyors that they are, Cherub lit up the Fonda Theatre last Friday night and left the walls dripping with their overly-saturated synth creations. Led by enigmatic duo Jordan Kelley and Jason Huber, Cherub pulse in the same vein of music and style as Chromeo, right down to their goofy, R&B/hip-hop romanticisms […]

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Ricky Eat Acid
Hot New Music: Ricky Eat Acid’s “Talk To You Soon” comes to stunning tangible life at Union

You could call Ricky Eat Acid (birth name: Sam Ray) an OG at this point – the Maryland-based musician has been cranking out a singular, all-encompassing form of laptop electronica since 2011, far predating the current wave of bedroom experimentalists. His latest, the Terrible Records-released Talk To You Soon distills many of the styles he’s flipped […]

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Von Sell
Hot Artist Alert: New Brooklyn Producer Von Sell Makes a Mark with Debut EP

Von Sell is Your New Favorite Electronic Purveyor of Sound — Debut EP is an Addictive Symbiosis of Synths, Drum Machines and Those Titillating Vocals Words: Zoë Elaine You may have heard of the up-and-coming Brooklyn artist Von Sell through his dominance on Hype Machine, or some other outlet of the blogosphere. His sound is […]

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Cruel Youth at The Echo
Cruel Youth shone up at The Echo, steals night with exquisite performance — KIIARA headlines with a lot of audio magic

Teddy Sinclair (fka Natalia Kills) is killing it with her new project Cruel Youth. The all-female three-piece band fronted by Sinclair and co-produced by her husband, Willy Moon, was a smash hit last Thursday at The Echo in Los Angeles. The show was sold-out, with rising pop star KIIARA headlining the evening — but Cruel […]

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