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Category Archives: electropop

KATY PERRY: PRISM: THE LOVE IS POP REVIEW

Katy Perry has had her critics from day one. Or should I say haters? I suppose they’ve been one in the same in many instances with all of the mud-slinging that’s been thrown in Katy’s direction. But it’s awfully easy to criticize pop stars. And, hey, I’ve done it myself. I’m never hateful...
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#albumoftheday REVIEW: GLASSER: INTERIORS

While living in Los Angeles during 2010, Cameron Mesirow released Ring, her debut album as Glasser. She has since moved to downtown Manhattan in New York where she more or less became obsessed with the city’s architecture, particularly its interiors, which she likely found comforting, being admittedly agoraphobic. Aside from the city’s architecture...
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#albumoftheday REVIEW: SUZUKI/METHOD: NATIVE EP

Suzuki/Method is a band from the UK featuring brothers and founders Adam Leishman (lead vocals/guitar) and Glen Leishman (keyboards) along with Michael Mathews (bass/vocals), David Boyd (drums/percussion) and Ben Hounslow (guitar/vocals). The recorded this EP, Native, which is their debut, during the Salford riots. It was produced by David Tolan (Delphic, New Order,...
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#albumoftheday REVIEW: BANKS: LONDON

Jillian Banks is from and resides in Los Angeles, but her EP is entitled London. Why? I’m not sure. I tried to find out if she’s ever been to London when I was preparing to write this review but I couldn’t find mention of her ever going to London anywhere. But she wouldn’t...
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#albumoftheday REVIEW: CLAIRE: BROKEN PROMISE LAND EP

If you don’t live in Germany then you probably haven’t heard of Munich’s Claire. Well, they’re an extremely talented five member synth pop group who produce some of the most colorful and invigorating pop music you’ll ever hear. In fact, their music is so impressive that they’ve already had the pleasure of opening...
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#albumoftheday REVIEW: JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE: THE 20/20 EXPERIENCE: 2 OF 2

Earlier this year Justin Timberlake made his very welcomed return to the music world with The 20/20 Experience, an album chock full of lengthy, rather progressive gems, which I reviewed here: https://loveispop.com/reviews/pop/review-justin-timberlake-the-2020-experience/. So far, it’s the year’s best-selling album and it’s also one of the year’s best-reviewed. At the time it was released,...
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#albumoftheday MILEY CYRUS: BANGERZ

I know some of my readers will scoff at me for even reviewing this one, but the fact of the matter is that it’s one of the most highly-anticipated albums of the year, pop or otherwise, which is what prompted me to listen to the stream, not the starlet’s controversial and certainly disgusting...
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#albumoftheday LORDE: PURE HEROINE

Back in July I reviewed Lorde’s mesmerizing and mind-blowingly good single “Tennis Court” and its glorious B-side “Swingin Party.” And I felt like I was late to the party, having only just heard the 16 year old New Zealand native — real name Ella Yelich-O’Connor — for the first time then, this even...
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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: UGLY BUNNY: ELECTROPOP OF THE SWEETEST KIND

You may recall my review of Ugly Bunny’s first two singles, “Compromise & Sacrifice” and “Tokyo,” from earlier this month. If not, well, let’s just say that this hot new duo’s sugary electropop confections are sweeter than any treats you’ll ever receive from the Easter Bunny. That said, I can promise you that...
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#albumoftheday CHVRCHES: THE BONES OF WHAT YOU BELIEVE

Glasgow, Scotland’s synthy, electro-pop trio CHVRCHES have received more than their fair share of hype during the past year. But it’s all very well-deserved, and even well-earned, as the band has been keeping super busy, working the press and, more importantly, bringing their music to audiences everywhere between playing festivals like SXSW and...
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#albumoftheday TAKATSUNA MUKAI: Śūnya

Takatsuna Mukai is a multi-instrumentalist who plays electric violin, electric guitar, synthesizer and bass guitar, in addition to being a wizard with programming. Takatsuna first arrived in London in 1991 and has been busy making music, and doing other music-related projects, ever since. During his first decade in the UK, he collaborated with...
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REVIEW: DAVID LYNCH: THE BIG DREAM

David Lynch’s 2011 debut, Crazy Clown Time, was a vocoder-hater’s worst nightmare.  And it wasn’t for people who weren’t into meditation either.  But for any fans of Lynch’s films who’ve ever wondered what the melodies and monologues inside of his head actually sounded like, it was a fascinating listen, even if it was something they...
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