Posts tagged "New Wave"

Jessy Lanza – Limbo

With her previous two recent singles, Canadian producer Jessy Lanza has slowly been embracing a poppier sound that emphasizes a facet to Lanza that’s always been there. Beneath the squiggly synths and lo-fi beats, she has always had an ear for a hook, and her upcoming album Love Hallucination seems

With the 90s resurgence and Y2K nostalgia continuing to dominate the cultural landscape, the resurgence of significant electronic music acts whose sound defined dance through that decade is unsurprising. From Orbital to Leftfield, the past year has seen many of these iconic acts re-enter the chat with new bodies of

The music video for Depeche Mode’s haunting comeback single Ghosts Again features Dave Gahan playing chess against his older self, trying to outmaneuver the inevitable end that is death. Later, he crawls on hands and knees through the mud of a cemetery as his dying body watches wistfully. Ghosts Again,

In 2016, Clara Cappagali and Armand Bultheel happened upon the biggest hit of their careers so far. For a moment, it felt impossible to avoid the New Wave pulse of Prettiest Virgin on indie blogs and playlists, the song becoming a sleeper hit for left field tastemakers and the fortunate

From hyperpop surprise releases to New Wave jazz, we roundup our favourite releases of the week. Listen below. Follow our Roundup Selections playlist on Spotify to stay updated on what we have on repeat.   100 Gecs – Torture Me  While the world still waits for the hyperpop duo’s hotly

In 1986, Prince recorded an album as a woman. Camille, as she and the project were both christened, saw Prince pitching his voice up and assuming a more androgynous appearance to transform into the titular persona. It was condemned by his label, and for all accounts lost to the archives

This week, we go from buzzy New Wave synthpop to firey gqom-dancehall hybrids as we roundup our favourite new releases. Listen below.  Follow our Roundup Selections playlist on Spotify to stay updated on what we have on repeat.   Ladytron – City Of Angels  British Electropop outfit Ladytron are making

Every once in a while, a concept album comes along that toes the line between entirely self-indulgent and astonishingly brilliant. There was 1975’s compilation of rock and roll legends like Joni Mitchell writing songs about Spider Man, Green Day’s entire mid-2000’s catalogue (and subsequent broadway musical), possibly everything by Kate

Austrian duo HVOB were discovered via SoundCloud. Part of a wave of early 2010’s producers whose break came inherently tied to burgeoning internet culture, what set them apart was not their presentation online, but rather as a live act. At the fore of the then emerging trend of combining live

Oh, electroclash. That glorious moment between the late 90’s and early 2000’s when the sound of the European underground was defined by a seedy sort of glamour, simultaneously grimey and glittery in the name of vanity, hedonism, and deliciously louche excess. Pulling both visual and sonic aesthetics from the New

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