synthpop

Interviews

Why Indie Rock Fifty-Somethings Are Going Synthpop

Decades into their careers, rock 'n' roll journeymen from seminal bands like Guided By Voices and Pavement are discovering the subversive joys of making electronic music.
Gary Suarez
3.26.19
Holy Shit

Hoo Buddy, Here's Chvrches' New Song "Get Out"

Lift us from the sunken place, peeps.
Phil Witmer
2.1.18
New music

MGMT Return as True Goths for Spooky Synth-Banger "Little Dark Age"

It's the band's first new music in four years.
Phil Witmer
10.18.17
Internet Exploring

The Knife Definitely Broke Up But Here They Are Doing Weird Stuff Again

Creepiest promo videos in the game.
Phil Witmer
8.11.17
Premieres

Cry Your Eyes Out to This Dreamy, Anti-Valentine's Blondie Cover

Anglo-French band Tiger Lion make "Heart of Glass" come over all breathy and morose.
Noisey Staff
2.13.17
Noisey News

Feel Energised by Future Islands’ Propulsive New Single “Ran”

This is the lead track from their new album "The Far Field"
Lauren O'Neill
2.1.17
Premieres

Tesla Boy's Video for "Circles" Is One of the Best This Year

It takes mad skills to go hard while balancing a roasted bird on a plate, OK?
Kim Taylor Bennett
12.8.16
Interviews

DIANA Made the Sophomore Album They Wanted to Make, Labels Be Damned

"We presented something that—to us—felt so much more real and actually musical in a way that was like we weren't hiding behind anything."
Sarah MacDonald
11.16.16
Premieres

"Annie" Might be the Best Video Neon Indian's Ever Made

Alan Palomo is bereft, he's stuck in a karaoke video, he's looking for his lady like Harrison Ford was always trying to find his wife back in the 90s.
Kim Taylor Bennett
8.16.16
Premieres

Totemo Is Made of Magic: Watch Her Elegant Video for "Kick"

Shot in a crumbling parking lot in Tel Aviv, Totemo's latest work is a piece of fluid beauty.
Kim Taylor Bennett
8.5.16
Premieres

PREMIERE: Get Sweaty on the Dance Floor with Oscar & The Wolf's "The Game"

Dark dancefloors and darker desires. The latest Neon Gold signee is already playing 20,000 seater venues back home in Belgium and here's a little taster of why.
Kwele Serrell
7.29.16
First Dates

Politics, Privilege, and Crying to Podcasts: I Went on a First Date with MOTHXR's Penn Badgley

He spent five years in 'Gossip Girl' and now Badgley's recalibrated with his band MOTHXR. On this date we talked about the deep stuff, because fluffy is so whatever.
Kathy Iandoli
7.19.16
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