Tag Archives: Synthpop

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BROODS drop new video for “Free,” open for Ellie Goulding at STAPLES Center this week

One of our favorite rising synthpop groups BROODS have just given us a taste of what is to come from their upcoming sophomore album, which is due for a Summer release. The New Zealand sibling duo Caleb and Georgia Nott have dropped a video for the song “Free,” which makes us anxiously anticipate their new record […]

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Interview with POLIÇA: An in-depth discussion of their new politically charged album “United Crushers”

On Friday, March 25, Minneapolis synthpop band POLIÇA returns to Los Angeles for a date at the Fonda Theatre. They had a busy week during SXSW in Austin, playing upwards of a half-dozen shows during that stretch. Their new album United Crushers dropped a few weeks ago via Mom + Pop Records and it is a very […]

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An Interview with Coeur de Pirate: Taking a linguistic leap of faith

Beatrice Martin is a musician in transition.The singer-songwriter also known as Coeur de Pirate returns to Los Angeles for a headlining set at the El Rey Theatre this coming Saturday armed with some awesome electro-pop tunes. Martin is touring in support of her 2015 full-length release Roses, an album that sees her challenge herself in more ways […]

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An Interview with Seth Bogart: new solo album, collaborations and Feeling the Bern

Former frontman for Hunx and His Punx and Gravy Train!!!! Seth Bogart is busting back onto the Los Angeles music scene with his brand spankin’ new solo, self-titled album, which drops February 19th via Burger Records. You’d be hard pressed to find someone with as much on stage charisma and cheeky charm as Bogart, which […]

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St. Lucia
Reviewed: St. Lucia’s “Matter” is sure to have you dancing

With Brooklyn-based synthpoppers St. Lucia churning out tunes, Phil Collins – you can stay retired. St. Lucia has perfected the tropical synths and heavy percussion sound that Collins became known for in the ‘90s after defecting from Genesis. It’s been two-and-a-half years since their debut album When the Night dropped. After seeing them a half-dozen […]

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Recommended: Keep Shelly In Athens push boundaries with new album “Now I’m Ready”

Photo Credit: Niki Topouslidou With each new release Athens, Greece duo Keep Shelly In Athens continue to push their own boundaries just a little bit further than before and that’s certainly the case with their sophomore full length Now I’m Ready, released October 16th via Los Angeles label Friends of Friends. While downbeat electronic is still the primary […]

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Video Premiere: Watch Sad Robot’s New Video “Battered” Off New Album Apres Moi, Le Deluge

Los Angeles indie synth-pop duo Sad Robot (aka Katherine Pawlak and Nicolas Perez) are constantly working hard and playing hard when it comes to writing and releasing songs that fuel the inner desire to dance. That kind of musical and songwriting strength combined with a gracious attitude towards their fans, also makes the band genuinely […]

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Hot Band Alert: Little Wolves—LA indietronica duo dishes out addictive tracks from new Savage EP, produce by RAC

Los Angeles indietronica duo Little Wolves, composed of Sam Jacob (of Tapioca and the Flea) and Ronnie Watson, have come out of left field with some seriously addictive jams on their new EP Savage. With personal lyrics, 80s synth leads and pulsating rhythms that are thoroughly ingrained into your brain and body, Little Wolves will have you pressing […]

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Hot Band Alert: NEONHEART—A radiant combination of synth-pop ballads and dance jams

Sometimes people find each other, a spark is lit, and they make beautiful music together. In the case of Los Angeles synth-pop duo NÉONHÈART, thanks to a meeting via a mutual friend, what originally started as a producer-for-hire arrangement quickly turned into a full-fledged band. The duo comprised of songwriter/composer HAOO and singer-songwriter Christina O’Connor […]

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Win Tickets to Pet Shop Boys at Shrine Auditorium

Pet Shop Boys are coming back to Los Angeles, performing at The Shrine Auditorium on Saturday, October 12, in support of their latest album Electric. Pet Shop Boys are a British synth pop/dance duo. They are one of the most commercially and critically acclaimed British musicians. Their musical career has spanned 25 years and continue […]

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