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Category Archives: electropop

#albumoftheday (er, #epdujour) / REVIEW: SCAVENGER HUNT: WILDFIRE

Scavenger Hunt is an excellent ’80’s retro-style Los Angeles-based band that was formed in August of 2013. Its members are Jill Lamoureux (vocals) Dan Mufson (bass and keys) Nick Annis (guitar) and Aaron Prather (drums and percussion). On their Facebook info page they list influences like the Back To The Future movies (1...
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#albumoftheday / REVIEW: HOLLYSIZ: MY NAME IS

Hollysiz is the playful moniker for French actress Cécile Cassel’s music career. My Name Is, is her debut album and it’s been gradually taking the world of pop by storm ever since it was first released in France during September of 2013. In fact, it did so well in France that they re-released...
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#songoftheday / REVIEW: CARLY RAE JEPSEN: WARM BLOOD


"Warm Blood" is the fifth track to be released from Carley Rae Jepsen's upcoming album E•MO•TION (out August 21st) and it's easily the best. Produced and co-written by Vampire Weekend’s Rostam Batmanglij, it sounds exactly like what you'd expect a collaboration between them to sound like, which,...
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#albumoftheday / NEW REVIEW: MIGUEL: WIlDHEART

If I’m being entirely honest, I expected this album to be incredibly dull. I’m not a fan of your average R&B and that’s what I thought this album would be, based on songs and collaborations by Miguel that I heard in the past. But, wow, this is an experimental mix of R&B, pop,...
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SINGLE SPOTLIGHT: IAMX: “HAPPINESS”

IAMX is the solo moniker of Chris Corner, formerly of Sneaker Pimps. (I only mention Sneaker Pimps because they were one of my favorite bands and I still love them.) Thus far, IAMX has released five studio albums along with a live album, a remix album and a few EPs. His first release...
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KILLER AUDIO: Class Actress – “GFE”


Welcome back, Class Actress! What an amazing tune! Pure electropop bliss. Lovely mix of warm electronic beats and glimmering synth. And the vocals... Sweet and sultry, ripened to perfection... The girlfriend experience has never sounded better!...
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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: CHUNGKING’S LEADING LADY, JESSIE BANKS

Recently I reviewed Chungking’s incredible new album, Defender. It was a rave review during which I gave the album very high praise, comparing it to some of the greats, like Goldfrapp and Ladytron.  I highly recommend that you read the review before reading the following interview with Chungking’s charismatic lead vocalist, Jessie Banks!  But,...
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EP SPOTLIGHT: GOLDROOM: IT’S LIKE YOU NEVER WENT AWAY

It’s Like You Never Went Away is the stunning debut EP by Goldroom, a DJ who’s been getting some serious accolades as of late. And when you listen to this, you’ll know why. Not only is he a beat maestro, he can write some serious pop tunes to boot. Here, he delivers four...
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