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FIFI RONG The Same Road

Beijing-born songstress FIFI RONG pulls off a surprise with her latest single ‘The Same Road’. More uptempo than she has even been before with a driving nocturnal resonance, ‘The Same Road’ is accessible while still retaining the airy mystery of her previous work. The synthy soundscape is particularly enticing along with Rong’s distinctive vocal interplay. Directed by her regular visual collaborator Paris Seawell, the video for ‘The Same Road’ sees Rong in enigmatic dance motion. More Inside ›

AVEC SANS We Are

‘We Are’ is the latest single from London based pairing AVEC SANS. Remixed from their debut album ‘Heartbreak Hi’ released in 2016, it is beefed up considerably from the original. The self-directed video to ‘We Are’ acts as an excellent visual accompaniment with the duo cast in a series of fast cut strobe-induced settings. Certainly, it’s been visually in a live setting that AVEC SANS have made the biggest impression. More Inside ›

PARALLELS Metropolis

Canada often treats the listener of electronica to some sparkling gems, including GRIMES, DELERIUM, SKINNY PUPPY, FRONT LINE ASSEMBLY or RATIONAL YOUTH, and PARALLELS are now one of them. Known for their use of vintage synths, including the Korg PolySix and Juno 60, the self-confessed fans of DEPECHE MODE, KATE BUSH and NEW ORDER have now released their third opus 'Metropolis'. More Inside ›

LADYHAWKE Wild Things

ladyhawke-wild-things-LPThe music industry can be a fickle mistress, one moment you’re flavour of the month, a few wrong steps later and before you know it you’re on a one-way elevator trip to Obscurityville. Pip Brown AKA LADYHAWKE is undoubtedly acutely aware of this. Back in 2009 her slow burning self-titled debut album was immensely successful. LADYHAWKE returns with ‘Wild Things’ and guess what? Lessons have been learnt and the synths and electronics are back. More Inside ›

TAYLOR SWIFT New Romantics

TAYLOR SWIFT New RomanticsA conceptual opus based around George Orwell’s ‘1984’ but looking at the spectre of ‘Big Brother’ five years on, TAYLOR SWIFT’s ‘1989’ sold over a million physical copies during its first week in the US. One track that did not fit in with the ‘1989’ concept was deluxe bonus track ‘New Romantics’. But the now New York based pop princess’ celebration of the most colourful of youth movements in the 20th Century has now been released as a single. More Inside ›

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