Tag: Synthpop

Zanias - Ecdysis

Zanias – Ecdysis

In the follow-up to 2023’s Chrysalis, Zanias returns with a new album Ecdysis, which travels even further into alternate dimensions, casting off all language and song structures in favor of something far more alien and sensual. Named after the final stage of emergence from a former self, Ecdysis lays claim to an entirely new electronic soundscape influenced by the ethereal… Read more →

Caress - Night Call

Caress – Night Call

Caress has released her debut album Night Call. Caress is the solo darkwave electronic project from Tara Jane, inspired by dreamy vintage 4AD Goth as well as more contemporary dark pop artists such as TR/ST, Kontravoid and Boy Harsher. Jane fronts LA shoegazers Blood Candy and with Caress, she explores new sonic soundscapes with her muse being eighties dark wave, industrial and modern synth pop. Caress says: “For the album ‘Night Call’ I wanted to… Read more →

New Order - Blue Monday

Blue Monday lost $100,000

Peter Hook, bassist of New Order describes how “Blue Monday” the best-selling 12-inch single in music history managed to lose $100,000. The single was released 40 years ago, on March 7, 1983 and to this day it holds the record as the top-selling 12-inch single in recording history. Peter Hook explains that it all came down to indie label Factory… Read more →

Beborn Beton - Dancer in the Dark

Beborn Beton – Dancer in the Dark

German synthpop band Beborn Beton have just released their new single “Dancer in the Dark” with an accompanying new music video, which serves as a mere taste of their long-awaited forthcoming album Darkness Falls Again slated for release in March on Dependent Records. This new album will be Beborn Beton’s first since they returned to the limelight with their most successful… Read more →

Syzygy - Anchor and Adjust

Syzygy – Anchor and Adjust

Anchor and Adjust out October 14th on it Records is the debut album from Australian synth-pop duo Syzygy; Rebecca Maher and Gus Kenny both formerly of beloved Melbourne synth-punk band Spotting. This new project explores a more unadulterated electronic aesthetic combined with an unabashed pop sensibility. “Gus was listening to a lot of 80s synth music and minimal wave, while… Read more →

The Red Dots - Collapse EP

The Red Dots – Collapse 5-track EP

The Red Dots announce their new EP Collapse consisting of four original tracks plus a remixed version of the title-track that comes in at over 8 minutes. The Red Dots, the project of Leandro Gámez and Núria Estúñiga from Madrid, show in this new work after 5 years, their love for synthpop sounds as in “Nothing Stays” or the aspiring… Read more →

M!R!M - Time Traitor

M!R!M – Time Traitor

Avant! Records is now accepting pre-orders for a limited-edition vinyl version of the new 10-track album Time Traitor by M!R!M. In this 4th LP by soloist Jack Milwaukee, he digs even deeper into a very personal work, drawing the outlines of a fantasy world lost within the foggy memories of a collective childhood. The first single off the album is… Read more →

SYZYGYX - (Im)mortal

SYZYGYX – (Im)mortal

Dark synthpop band SYZYGX have a new album out December 3rd — (Im)mortal features 15-tracks composed and produced by Luna Blanc who describes the work, “Since I was a kid, I always struggled with the concept of mortality, not as a body, but as a person, as an artist. Once I started studying the lives of long gone artists I… Read more →

Artoffact Records

Artoffact – Pay What You Want

Artoffact Records has launched Pay What You Want on all of their pre-2021 digital releases. Hurry and take advantage of this offer, there is no word on how long this offer will last. Now is the time to build up your collection on great albums from bands that include Noise Unit, Controlled Bleeding, Cyberaktif, Bootblacks, Ötzi, and Psyche. Below is… Read more →

Depeche Mode - 101

Depeche Mode – 101

Mute Bank has announced a newly upgraded Depeche Mode 101 documentary concert film and live album chronicling the 101st and final performance of the band’s Music For The Masses world tour, recorded live at the Pasadena Rose Bowl on June 18, 1988. This new HD edition due December 3, 2021 has been meticulously upgraded using 4k scans of the original… Read more →