Posts tagged with electro pop

CocknBullKid: Adulthood

One could call Adulthood a joyous romp through sadness. Bright, shimmering melodies and upbeat rhythms serve as the backdrop to melancholy stories of angst, heartache, insecurity and self-deprecation, as CocknBullKid, aka 25 year old Anita Blay, leaves behind the electro sensibilities of her first releases in favour of Motown-influenced choruses and catchy hooks. Take for […]

Introducing…Atoi

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Meet Atoi, the Danish four-piece who sound like a disco deep inside a dark forest.

Entrepreneurs (feat. FOE & Ghostpoet): Fuck Tactics

Entrepreneurs is Adam M. Crisp, pest controller. He lays waste to household vermin by day & makes music after the massacre. Reaper to the ‘rachnids Crisp may be, but he certainly avoids the demented eccentricities expected of him – complacently controlling the equally respectable twin disciplines of entomology and music production without allowing condemned creepy-crawlies […]

Cut Copy: The Making of Zonoscope

Cut Copy’s third album Zonoscope is a melting pot of psychedelia, disco, synth-pop and…bongos. Drummer Mitchell Scott took some time out to tell us about bunkering down in a makeshift studio to create the record. How would you describe Zonoscope to someone who hasn’t yet listened to it? It’s a record by Cut Copy, which […]

Fenech-Soler: Demons

After Friendly Fires and Calvin Harris showed the world that the Brits can do energetic electro pop as well as anyone else, Fenech-Soler followed in their footsteps with an even more European-sounding sheen. New single ‘Demons’ falls into the category of immediately infectious and familiar, while retaining a somewhat timeless quality. Singer Ben Duffy’s vocals […]

Live review: Metronomy at Heaven

A favourite among indie club DJs and attendees, Heaven is the perfect venue for Metronomy to make a long anticipated live return to London. Their second album Nights Out was wryly described by singer Joseph Mount as ‘a half-arsed concept album about going out and having a crap time’, hence the songs have a melancholic […]

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