DICEPEOPLE – One From Many

Darkness visible Dark electro outfit Dicepeople have popped up on our radar in times past with a selection of electropop outings that bounce between melodic synth outings (such as the clean lines of 2017’s ‘Synthetic’) and striking cover versions (their … Read More

JEAN-MICHEL JARRE – Equinoxe Infinity

Revisiting an electronica classic… Jean-Michel Jarre’s anticipated follow-up album to his 1976 opus Oxygene arrived in 1978. Titled Equinoxe, the new album managed to avoid sounding merely like a retread of Jarre’s groundbreaking album, instead presenting a subtle evolution of … Read More

POPPY – Am I a Girl?

Maybe we can save the world One of the most compelling stories in the pop culture world in recent years has to be the emergence of the enigmatic Poppy. Having built up an odd, often disconcerting series of brief YouTube … Read More

PARRALOX – Paradise (Feat. Marcella Detroit)

The time has come to let you go… As ever, Parralox keep themselves busy. With the Holiday ’18 release barely out the door, the Australian dancepop dynamos already have another single out to follow. ‘Paradise’ follows on from Parralox’s 2017 … Read More

GRIMES (Feat. HANA) – We Appreciate Power

AI-AI-AI-Yi! It’s been quite a year for Grimes, who’s spent the past few months on a few collaborative projects. But up until now, details of a follow-up release to 2015’s Art Angels had been sporadic. But with the unveiling of … Read More

EMPATHY TEST – Holy Rivers/Incubation Song

Anxiety Electropop It’s been quite a year for London-based electropop outfit Empathy Test. The band, formed by Isaac Howlett and Adam Relf, had already built up a groundswell of interest via a series of EP releases prior to the autumn … Read More

PARRALOX – Holiday ’18

Seasonal synth fun The Melbourne-based electropop outfit Parralox need little introduction. Since their 2008 debut album Electricity, the band have won critical acclaim and built up an impressive catalogue of energetic electronic pop releases. Collaborations with the likes of Ian … Read More

LADYTRON – Live In London

Untied and weightless… The post-britpop years gradually gave rise to a renaissance of sorts for electronic music. With so many diverse acts currently ploughing their trade, it’s perhaps difficult to remember how barren the landscape was at the start of … Read More

OMD – Pretending To See The Future

Words on paper, over decades It’s now over 40 years since Andy McCluskey and Paul Humphreys made their live debut as Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark at Eric’s on the 12th October 1978. The show—originally envisaged as a one-off to … Read More

TWIST HELIX – Ouseburn

“This city’s not sleeping/it’s dreaming.” If there’s a line that sums up the new Twist Helix album, it’s the above one on opening track ‘Newcastle’. Although much of the alt-electro outfit’s material deals with the decline of communities and the … Read More

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