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Synth-Pop


Track: Big Black Delta – Lord Only Knows

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Interview: EWAH & The Vision of Paradise plus track ‘Play Hard’

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Premiere: Alyrah – Twin Flame Portal EP plus single The Empress

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Sometimes you’ve just got to gut one of the best songs on your album and completely rework it. Amiture seem to subscribe to that line of thinking, at least. Last year, with Jack Whitescarver as the sole member, the project released its debut album The Beach. ‘Thaw’ originally appeared on that album, but the version …

You’d do well to get on board with Brooklyn trio Endearments at this early stage of their career. They tapped Abe Seiferth to mix the song we’re premiering today. He’s worked with Nation of Language so knows a thing or two about the up-and-comers when it comes to Brooklyn synth-pop. ‘Too Late’ is the band’s …

We’re delighted to premiere the new single from folk-pop singer-sonwriter Carolyn Hunter, Hardest Park. It the first new music from Carolyn since her synth-pop album Lovelight dropped in December of last year, and reminisces on the period of time between the first kiss and the ending of a relationship. Of the single, Carolyn told us …

It would be fair to say that Vancouver quartet Blonde Diamond have been in album mode for a while now. It’s the reason they all but vanished for two years before resurfacing a few months ago with the intense ‘Red Flags’. As the first we heard from them since 2018, it was the sound of …

After hearing the dark, yet beautiful, synth-pop of their single Control, out now via Republic of Music, we knew we wanted to try and track down its creators, duo Beautiful Machines. With an album to follow, theres a sense of the dystopian, and a journey, inspired as it is by Fritz Lang’s ‘Metropolis’. With the …

Legendary UK synth-pop duo Tears for Fears have announced the North American leg of their Tipping Point World Tour in 2022, with Garbage in support. Kicking off in Cincinnati, OH on May 20th, the tour will see the band performing in over twenty cities across North America before capping off with their last show in Wantagh, …

17 years in the making, comes the first new album from legendary synth-pop duo Tears for Fears. Out on February 25th via Concord Records the pair have just released the video for the title track of the record, The Tipping Point. Of the process of making The Tipping Point, Roland Orzabel says Before everything went …

Critically-acclaimed Amsterdam synth duo Weval (aka Harm Coolen and Merijn Scholte Albers) have arrived on Ninja Tune’s Technicolour imprint with news of forthcoming 4-track EP Changed For The Better. Having cultivated a unique sound, they balance high energy electronic funk and emotive synth arrangements with bold, beautifully composed melodies and songwriting. During the time of …

We’ve got a midweek treat for you on the site today, in the form of New Yorker Ryan Work’s new EP. As Fair Visions, he released his debut EP A Way Out last August, and its follow-up displays impressive growth over little more than a year. Anyone who’s on board with contemporaries Nation of Language …

Dublin-born, London-based singer/producer Orla Gartland has released her long-awaited debut album, Woman On The Internet via her own label New Friends. The beautifully flowing collection charts the artist’s emotional journey with fervour and introspection in equal measure, proving an incisive debut that is big on both feelings and sound. The culmination of years of music …