Tag Archives: Synth-pop

KRISTIN KONTROL – X-Communicate

Kristin Kontrol is the new moniker of Dum Dum Girls’ centerpiece Dee Dee, aka Kristin Welchez. The new formation finds Welchez taking a 90ยบ turn into a sugary synth-pop sound. Of the new album X-Communicate, Welchez describes taking inspiration from … Continue reading

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WEIRDO – Butter

Who are WEIRDO? Well, it seems that is impossible to answer. In fact, they feature the hashtag #Who The Fuck Are WEIRDO? on their soundcloud page. It’s clearly part of the gimmick. But all mystery aside, their debut track “Butter” … Continue reading

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On Repeat: SETH BOGART – Forgotten Fantazy

Seth Bogart, formerly known as Hunx (Hunx and His Punx, Gravy Train!), released his new self-titled album today. The whole thing is extremely fun and pop-forward, featuring catchy singles like “Eating Makeup (Featuring Kathleen Hanna)”, “Plastic“, and “Hollywood Squares”. But … Continue reading

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VANILLA SWINGERS

Vanilla Swingers are the British noir synthpop duo consisting of Annie Gilpin and Miles Jackson. Their self-titled debut album is “a concept affair about two people who meet, run away together, go back in time, lose each other, and meet … Continue reading

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PACIFIC! – Reveries

Pacific! are yet another exciting new act from Gothenburg, Sweden who make airy, romantic synth-pop. Their new album Reveries is released tomorrow as an import via Dolores Recordings. The new single “Number One” comes with a fantastic animated video, directed … Continue reading

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FRASE+BRI

Once again, Big Stereo has brought me up to speed on a hot new electro duo that I should be stripping down to my underwear to. FRASE+BRI come to us from New Zealand and make sweet romantic electro. The track … Continue reading

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LOTO feat. PETER HOOK – "Cuckoo Plan"

LOTO are a new synth band from Portugal, the same sunny land that produced synth-rockers X-WIFE. Their new album is called “Beat Riot” and it features contributions from JOY DIVISION/NEW ORDER legend Peter Hook, as well as Del Marquis of … Continue reading

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