Synth

Kedr Livanskiy – Sgoraet (Burning Down)

Emerging Russian singer/producer Kedr Livanskiy drops her debut Sgoraet 12″ later this week on 2MR. Listen to the hauntingly hypnotic title track in full below. Livanskiy says the sinister synths in Sgoraet (English: Burning Down) are “inspired by the otherworldliness of Russian winter.” “Russia in winter is a terrible thing, but it also has a strange… Read more »

Young Galaxy – Ready To Shine

Young Galaxy will release their new album Falsework on October 30 through Paper Bag Records. Falsework is the follow-up to the Polaris Music Prize short-listed Ultramarine and their third album produced by Dan Lissvik (Studio, Atelje). “The album is undeniably synth pop without the simplicity and was informed and inspired by 80’s electro, acid house… Read more »

Young Galaxy – Factory Flaws

Young Galaxy will release their new album Falsework on October 30 through Paper Bag Records. Falsework is the follow-up to the Polaris Music Prize short-listed Ultramarine and their third album produced by Dan Lissvik (Studio, Atelje). “The album is undeniably synth pop without the simplicity and was informed and inspired by 80’s electro, acid house… Read more »

Anna of the North – Oslo

Emerging Norwegian newcomer Anna of the North has shared an alluring new single, entitled Oslo. It comes just as Anna begins to wrap up a pretty successful year, a year which saw the release of her simply flawless debut single Sway. Like Sway, Oslo is another gently delivered, synth-driven release anchored by AOTN’s dreamlike vocal… Read more »

Video: Eyedress – When I’m Gone (Feat. GEoRGiA)

Filipino vocalist/producer Eyedress has unveiled the Julius Valledor-directed video for his latest offering, When I’m Gone. The track is a twinkling, kaleidoscopic excursion carried by glowing synths, haunting echoes and the impressively breathy vocals of emerging London-based multi-instrumentalist/vocalist GEoRGiA. Eyedress’ debut LP is expected to drop sometime in Spring 2015. (via)

Video: Vesuvio Solo – Avion

Montreal-based soft-pop duo Vesuvio Solo, the project of Cameron Maclean and former TOPS bassist Thom Gillies, released their debut full-length debut, Favors, on October 14 through Atelier Ciseaux. Like TOPS, Ariel Pink and Sean Nicholas Savage, Vesuvio Solo’s sophisticated blend of 80s indebted rock and pop strikes a nice balance between new and old making… Read more »

Vesuvio Solo – Avion

Avion is the fresh new release from Montreal-based soft-pop duo Vesuvio Solo. Comprised of Cameron Maclean and former TOPS bassist Thom Gillies, Vesuvio Solo release their debut full-length debut, Favors, on October 14 through Atelier Ciseaux. Like TOPS, Ariel Pink and Sean Nicholas Savage, Vesuvio Solo’s sophisticated blend of 80s indebted rock and pop strikes… Read more »

Eyedress – When I’m Gone (Feat. GEoRGiA)

Filipino producer Eyedress and London-based multi-instrumentalist/vocalist GEoRGiA connect on Idris Vicuña’s incredible new single, When I’m Gone. Vicuña’s been on something of a purple patch this year with a string of stellar releases, all slightly different from each other, and I find myself constantly feeling with each track he gets better and better. When I’m… Read more »

Kamp! – Parallels

Kamp! are a forward thinking future-pop/new wave three piece who hail from Poland. Their global fanbase has been growing continuously over the past 3 years thanks to their smooth style of synth pop, that brings the new-wave feel to the retro chic of disco. On August 26, they’ll drop their Baltimore EP through one of… Read more »

Stars – From The Night

Stars have treated us to a vibrant new track from their forthcoming seventh studio album, No One Is Lost. Recorded above a discotheque, album opener From The Night sees Stars blending their usual style of synth-pop with disco influences to create a six-and-a-half-minute long song you wish would never end. Listen below. No One Is… Read more »