Synth

Guide to Getting Into

The Guide to Getting Into Devo

More than a quirky band with funny red hats, Devo were synth-weilding art punk pioneers who shaped everyone from Neil Young to Radiohead, and 'The Simpsons' to Martin Scorsese. Here's where to start.
Andrea Domanick
8.30.18
blind spots

Porches Listens to New Order’s ‘Power, Corruption, & Lies’ for the First Time

New Order's sophomore album is one of the most significant synth-pop records of the 1980s. We played it for Aaron Maine.
Josh Terry
8.1.18
New music

SOPHIE's "Faceshopping" Says the Artificial Can Be Authentic, Too

Related: it also bangs.
Lauren O'Neill
2.18.18
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Paramore’s New 80s Video Perfectly Sums Up Their Sad-Pop Sound

The visual for "Rose-Colored Boy," off last year's 'After Laughter', encapsulates where the band are at right now.
Lauren O'Neill
2.6.18
Premieres

The Green Child Is Inspired By a UK Anarchist’s Inscrutable 1935 Novel

Listen to the long distance music collaboration of Total Control's Mikey Young and Raven Mahon of Grass Widow.
Tim Scott
12.11.17
Premieres

Dream Police Serve Revenge With a Cold and Eerie Synth Tone

Listen to a new track from the Brooklyn based band who feature members of The Men.
Tim Scott
10.28.17
New music

Sex Tourists Will Make You Sigh and Take Deep Sips From Your Pint

The Sydney band share a new track from their forthcoming album.
Tim Scott
10.26.17
New music

Rabit Announces a Dense New Album of Modular Synth, Folk and Drone

Watch a new video shot in Houston post-Hurricane Harvey.
Noisey Staff
10.11.17
Music Video Premieres

Dive into a Pool of Anxiety With Compound’s Futurist Rhythms

The Melbourne producer's gravelled synth tones are the sound of 2017 tearing apart.
Noisey Staff
10.10.17
Interviews

This 80s Depeche Mode Doc Starring Teen Fans Was the First True Reality Show

"Wow, a bunch of people that have really cool haircuts, wear eyeliner and wear all black? These are my people. They facilitated that acceptance."
Jill Krajewski
10.1.17
Remembering Things

Boris Dzaneck Was the Perfect Mix of 80s Emotion and Cold Calculation

The Dutch band's 1983 demo cassette has been reissued on vinyl for the first time.
Tim Scott
9.13.17
Premieres

NUN’s Synth Punk Gets Darker and More Desperate on a New Remix Tape

The Melbourne band have enlisted Enderie to remix their track "Immersion".
Tim Scott
9.7.17
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