RÖYKSOPP & ALISON GOLDFRAPP – Impossible

Perfect dream… With lots of new music emerging during what is normally a quiet period of the year, it’s also worth switching focus to more established acts who have also been quite active during the winter period. Enter Norwegian electronic … Read More

Teclist: AXLS, MARTYN BAILEY & MATTHIAS & MARSS

Synth-pop dreams… As February arrives, there’s suddenly a huge input of new electronic tunes to sort through. For our latest Teclist outing, we dive into some unashamedly euphoric synth-pop. One thing that’s increasingly clear from our recent reviews is that … Read More

DUBSTAR – Token

“I fell off the world…” Dancepop duo Dubstar have been lighting their creative fires again recently, which is leading to the release of an album this May and also a fresh composition to herald its arrival. New outing ‘Token’ offers … Read More

HAUNTOLOGY IN UK – Various Artists

“The past keeps coming back because the present cannot be remembered…” There’s a very unusual provenance associated with the term “Hauntology” that stretches back to the works of French philosopher Jacques Derrida. But its more recent usage is attributed to … Read More

Happy Birthday Ryuichi Sakamoto

Celebrating the iconic musician’s legacy Today marks the 70th birthday of musician and composer Ryuichi Sakamoto. As one of Japan’s pioneering names in the world of electronic music, Sakamoto will always be associated with technopop outfit Yellow Magic Orchestra, a … Read More

2021 – The Year In Review

Exploring a year in electronic music… 2021 was certainly a busy year for music, which also marked the 40th Anniversary for many records from the classic synth-pop era. This included iconic albums such as Depeche Mode’s Speak & Spell, OMD’s … Read More

1981 – A YEAR IN SINGLES

A classic year… 1981 proved to be a significant year for music – and was certainly a landmark year for synth-pop. It saw the release of iconic albums that included Depeche Mode’s Speak & Spell, OMD’s Architecture & Morality, Soft … Read More

2021 – Albums of the Year

2021’s best electronic albums… This year saw a wealth of electronic music talent competing for attention, even as we still battled on through an ongoing pandemic. Among those releases, there was a good balance between effective synth-pop as well as … Read More

2021 – Songs Of The Year

Electropop Annual Despite the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, 2021 managed to be a good year for music. As well as the return of live events, it also saw a wealth of music releases within the electronic music scene. Despite the problems … Read More

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