synth pop

Essays

Dev Hynes Has Slowly Built an Extraordinary Canon

‘Negro Swan,’ out today, marks another step in a musical universe that the singer and producer has been forming for years.
Daisy Jones
8.25.18
New music

CHVRCHES Leave the Synths at Home for a Stark Cover of Rihanna's "Stay"

The trio's 'Spotify Singles' mini-EP also includes an acoustic version of "Get Out," the lead single from their new album 'Love Is Dead.'
Alex Robert Ross
6.16.18
Premieres

Grapetooth Dole Out New Wave Bliss on "Violent"

Introduce yourself to the bonkers Chicago collaboration between Twin Peaks’ Clay Frankel and producer Chris Bailoni, via their new single, "Violent."
Josh Terry
5.24.18
Interviews

The Return of Twin Shadow

After a tour bus accident nearly derailed George Lewis, Jr.'s career and changed the way he played guitar, the 35-year-old is back with his new album 'Caer.'
Andrea Domanick
4.30.18
My Friend's Band

Daub Some 80s Eye-Makeup and Sweat to MEZKO’s Electro Pop

Follow Sydney musician Paris Grant to the Lansdowne to catch his friends MEZKO play a rowdy gig.
Noisey Staff
11.29.17
Features

John Maus at the End of the World

The Minnesota songwriter reemerges from a six-year absence to a world that looks entirely different. But has he changed along with it?
Colin Joyce
10.12.17
New music

GL Make it Feel Like Spring Again on "Destiny"

The synth pop duo are back with their first single since the debut album 'Touch'—and it's characteristically luscious stuff.
Issy Beech
6.2.17
New music

Listen to the New Single—and Watch the New Video—from Kirin J. Callinan

The synth-pop track "Bravado" is the first single from the artist's upcoming record of the same name.
Noisey Australia
4.4.17
Interviews

Hitting a Low to Come Up Fearless: Allison Crutchfield’s Next Chapter

From the rubble Philly band Swearin'—and the biggest heartbreak of her life—the 28-year-old singer returns with her debut solo LP: her most searingly honest work to date.
Ilana Kaplan
2.19.17
Art

This Singer Inserts Himself Into Iconic Album Covers For His New Music Video

Moon Bounce, a.k.a. Corey Regensburg recreates music’s most outrageous album art in his new ‘Drugs’ music video.
Nathaniel Ainley
1.18.17
Music Video Premieres

Get Ready to be Sexually Attracted to a Music Video

Donny Benét’s “Working Out” is the basically the new “Call On Me.”
Issy Beech
11.10.16
New music

Donny Benét’s New Single is So Good You Don’t Deserve to Hear It

You got a recently-released Australian synth pop track? You got a gym!
Noisey Staff
9.22.16
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