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Marti West – Talking To Strangers

Since February, singer-songwriter Marti West has released two singles, namely the vulnerable ‘Nobody Knows Me (Like You)’ and the hard-to-swallow ‘Somebody New’. Now, he returns with the culmination of it all, his self-reflective album Talking To Strangers. And the offering is best likened to a love letter. Let’s break it

On 2018’s ZEBRA, Australian producer Alexis Georgopoulos, AKA Arp, crafted a record of considered, near immaculate psychtronica. Alongside a bevy of collaborators, Arp created an impressively detailed soundscape that traversed the planes between nature and science fiction. ZEBRA was an eclectic, sometimes transcendent, landscape of earthy drum loops, sunny keys,

Sometime in the mid-2010’s, Boy Harsher was the coolest thing. Simultaneously straddling the growing trend of mid-fi darkwave and the post-punk synthpop of Crystal Castles and The Knife, Boy Harsher’s formula couldn’t have been more perfect for the time. 2014’s Lesser Man EP was a louche, gothic aural feast that

Image by Jon Simo and Brad A Kinnan From veterans of the scene to a new guard of artists shifting the genre into the future, these are the essential synthwave artists you should be listening to right now. In no particular order, here’s who we have on repeat:  At 1980

Image: Heartworm Press It’s no secret that Cold Cave, the moniker and ever evolving band of American darkwave and synth pop artist Wesley Eisold, owes a lot to the past. In many ways, the Cold Cave project is a tribute of sorts to the post-punk sound and electro-goth aesthetics of

Image by Jen Cray New Order’s Peter Hook has announced that he will be hosting an exhibition of hundreds of items and memorabilia from his time with the band, NME reports. Titled The Peter Hook Signature Collection – New Order, the exhibited items will also be auctioned for charity. All

Image by Fede Reyes If there’s one thing absolutely clear about Curses, it’s that he is an artist who honours the past in everything that he does. The DJ and producer’s early days in the New York punk rock scene eventually led him to the rave, and upon relocating to

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