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Tag: Susanne Sundfør (page 1 of 3)

GEISTE Utopia EP

GEISTE is the musical vehicle of Marie Chabrelie from near St Tropez who probably would have been a product of JRR Tolkien had he manufactured pop stars. Haunting, captivating and endearing, she invites you into her moody world of escapist pop on her debut EP ‘Utopia’. You only get to make a first impression once and her ‘Utopia’ makes a rather enthralling otherworldly one. Continue Reading ›

The Electricity Club’s 30 SONGS OF THE DECADE 2010-2019

To narrow down ten years of electronic pop to 30 songs was always going to be a challenging task, but The Electricity Club has given it a go to offer its own subjective twist. As per usual, The Electricity Club’s lists are all about rules. So this one has not only been restricted to one song per artist moniker but also to one vocalist. Presented in alphabetical order, here are The Electricity Club’s 30 SONGS OF THE DECADE 2010-2019… Continue Reading ›

M83 DSVII

‘DSVII’ AKA ‘Digital Shades Volume Two’ is the 8th studio album by Anthony Gonzalez. 'DSVII' primarily takes its inspiration from the soundtracks to classic adventure-based video games such as ‘Final Fantasy’, ‘Dragon Quest’ and ‘The Legend of Zelda’ and musically gives nods to ambient heavyweights TANGERINE DREAM and BRIAN ENO. Gonzalez explained that the gestation of ‘DSVII’ started after some of the negative reaction to his album 'Junk'. Continue Reading ›

Introducing IMI

Alison Goldfrapp and Tara Busch need to watch out, there’s a new synth girl in town, she’s got a Moog Sub Phatty and she’s going to use it… Leeds based singer / songwriter IMI is gifted with a most glorious soprano but not only that, she applies that and her love of analogue synths to an intelligent avant pop aesthetic. IMI’s recently released EP 'Lines' contains three dramatically layered electronic mood pieces that encapsulate the early cinematic ambition of GOLDFRAPP. Continue Reading ›

FARAO Interview

With her forthcoming second album 'Pure-O', Berlin-based Norwegian songstress FARAO brings a prog pop exposition on the dichotomy between beauty and destructiveness in sex and relationships. The musical vehicle of Kari Jahnsen, what has particularly distinguished ‘Pure-O’ from its folk-tinged 2015 predecessor ‘Till It’s All Forgotten’ is an interest in analogue synthesizers. She took time out to chat about the genesis of the new FARAO album, Soviet synths and much more… Continue Reading ›

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