Category Archives: electropop

#albumoftheday = SAUL WILLIAMS: MARTYRLOSERKING

The wonderful thing about checking out new music is that sometimes, on rare occasions, you come across something so fantastic that you can’t believe you’ve lived your life so far without it. It’s that whole “where have you been all my life” factor, and that’s precisely how I felt the first time I...
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LOVE IS POP’S 60 BEST ALBUMS OF 2015

by Michael McCarthy Each year, I feel overwhelmed before writing a “best albums of” list. There are always so many releases that I’ve loved during any given year, it makes it very difficult to narrow them down to a reasonable number. (When I first listed my best from this year, it was 144...
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#albumoftheday / REVIEW: PSY: 칠집싸이다 THE 7TH ALBUM

Are you among the 60 million people who’ve seen the zany video for Psy’s big comeback song “Daddy” yet? If not, click play above already! Do it! Suffice to say that Psy is back with his crazy dance moves, amusing sight gags, and lots of general weirdness. The song isn’t bad either. Actually, the...
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REVIEW: SOPHIE: PRODUCT

“I can make you feel better, if you want to,” a female chirps on “Bipp” by SOPHIE, the name used by London-based producer Samuel Long. Or perhaps it’s actually Samuel singing and he just raises the pitch on the vocals so that they sound female? In any case, SOPHIE has become quite the sensation...
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#songoftheday / VIDEO: CHVRCHES: “EMPTY THREAT”


"Nothing to regret / Nothing to prove," goes CHVRCHES new single "Empty Threat," a song which anyone who has bought their sophomore album Every Open Eye can tell you is brilliant. The verses are catchier than the choruses of most pop songs. And the chorus is,...
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#albumoftheday / REVIEW: Mylène Farmer: INTERSTELLAIRES

In 2010 Mylène Farmer, the most popular French artist in the world, surprised fans when she released her first album without longtime collaborator Laurent Boutonnat, Bleu Noir. Her formula with Boutonnat was simple: Laurent wrote the music and she wrote the lyrics. At least that’s how the credits read. I should think there...
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HOT J-POP (IN ENGLISH): CHII: “WHY DO I?”


Chii is a member of the recently formed J-Pop girl group 4TE, which I've been very impressed by so far and I expect that I'll continue to be. To that end, I'm really, really hoping they'll release a full-length album soon. Their music is one of the best...
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#songoftheday / REVIEW: DALEA: SPEED RACER


From 2009 to 2013 Dalea was the lead singer/founder of Quimera Music, a symphonic rock band. Now solo, she has changed gears and shifted into the realm of pop. Her new single, "Speed Racer," is a delicious mix of electro and synth pop with a very...
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