SYNTH POP

  • INTERVIEW: Emily Daccarett – Getting in touch with her thoughts and feelings

    For designer Emily Daccarett fashion and music cannot be separated. Daccarett creates an immersive world of storytelling through music, film, and fashion. Each artistic direction begins with a beat that forms a story. From the start of her brand, she has fused those worlds together, creating a symbiotic flow...
  • Dennis Dorman: “Dominion and Submission” – widescreen synth-pop vistas

    A little Dennis Dorman goes a long way, but that’s not because he’s tiresome, but rather because he delivers potent stuff, perhaps nowhere more so than on this concentrated, disarmingly emotional, epic, even romantic music. If there’s a more blunt, brutal and tender song than “Dominion and Submission”, I’ve...
  • Deronda: “Perfect Chair” – ear-catching aesthetic

    Being a dinosaur of the seventies and eighties, I am naturally resistant and extremely critical of most music released after that period. But honestly, I have not heard a lot of music since that meets up to the artistry and craft of those released way back when. Recently I...
  • Roubix: “Girls” – Synth-pop is back!

    Synth-pop artist Roubix, who started his career in 2011, is still something of an enigma in the underground music business. Owned by two record companies, his identity has never been confirmed. The artist who performs live and records his music between Stockholm, Sweden and London, had a stint in...
  • Alien Skin: ‘1980 REDUX’ – the record is flawless

    There aren’t many synth-pop bands that I deem buyable today. I could probably count them all on my left hand. And if I only included the bands that actually played authentic 80’s analogue-driven synth-pop, I’d probably be left counting my stiff middle finger.  Sure digital and sampling can mimic...
  • Social Circle – nostalgically comforting and creatively challenging

    Friends Matt, Jacqueline, Gabe and Frank, make up the synth-pop band Social Circle hailing from Lafayette, Louisiana. Currently working on a brand new release the band is promoting their self-titled 6-track EP. It combines all of the great aspects of the genre, and a set of songs which are...
  • Holiday Music Guide Brings You The Best Rock, Jazz and More On Amazon and Elsewhere!

    Official Dec. Holiday Music Guide Brings You The Best Rock, Jazz and More On Amazon and Elsewhere Includes Music Downloads, Audio Book, CD’s, Vinyl, Cassettes plus FREE Music Los Angeles, CA… The December Holiday Music Guide is pleased to announce recommendations across a wide array of music genres including Country,...