This weeks compilation features the latest new releases in synthpop with songs that sound like they would be featured in a soundtrack to a sequel to the Drive motion picture. This features some staples in the genre such as Chromatics and Electric Youth plus some of my favorite new artists Wolfclub and Cannons.
Marc Almond has announced a few dates where he will perform Soft Cell tracks as a part of a Sex Cells tour. Sex Cells is an LA based party which is an intersection of art, fashion and music. The tour is labelled as “SIX SEXXXY DAYZ OF PURE DEBAUCHERY”.
Berlin release new single, Show Me Tonight, featuring spoken word vocals from ex-boyfriend Richard Blade
Berlin are about to kick off a summer tour with fellow 80’s artists The B-52’s and OMD. In conjunction with the upcoming tour, the band has released a new single called Show Me Tonight. The song has a funky modern Madonna-like vibe to it.
This weeks compilations feature the latest new releases in Synthpop and Electronica. Highlighted are brand new Hatchie, off of her much anticipated debut album. New music from Hot Chip and The New Division plus hot off the press new releases from Black Marble and TR/ST and a new track from Lloyd Cole where he channels his inner OMD
It has been a while since we have heard from School Of Seven Bells but this morning, singer Alejandra Deheza tweeted a sample from a collaboration that she is doing with DJ / Producer Lauren Flax.
20 years ago, Vancouver electronic act Delerium struck gold when then collaborated with Sarah McLachlan for the track Silence, which became one of the biggest and most recognizable dance songs in the world. In honor of the anniversary, the band enlisted remix artist Youngr to create the anniversary remix of the song.
On July 19, Lloyd Cole will release his 15th studio album called Guesswork. The first single is Violins and it has a surprising resemblance to OMD.
On September 6, Bat For Lashes will release their 5th studio album titled “Lost Girls”. The first single, “Kids In The Dark”, was released today. The single is a beautifully sung ballad showcasing the talents of singer Natasha Khan.
Swedish synthpop artist, Azure Blue, have released a new single Event Horizon. If I were going to introduce someone to modern synthpop, I very well might start with this song
Two weeks ago we debuted the new single from The Ocean Blue, Kings And Queens, off their forthcoming album “Kings And Queens / Knaves And Thieves”. Today, we are treated with a video for the second single called All The Way Blue. This is a clear example of a band that went away for a…
With all of the recent commotion about the Chromatics tour, fellow Drive-era artist Electric Youth decided to join the party with their first new single off of the forthcoming album, Memory Emotion, due out on August 9.
This weeks compilations feature the latest new releases in synthpop and electronica. This features the return of many familiar names such as White Lies, Johnny Marr, Editors, The Ocean Blue and Bananarama.