Posts Tagged ‘Synthpop’

Dancefloor Fillers #27

Hurts

Dancefloor Fillers is a selection of the best new tracks and remixes from various genres of electronic music, such as drum & bass, dubstep, electro, trance, and synthpop. Today it’s Hurts, Arcade Fire, FM Belfast, and Mt Eden who receive the remix treatment.

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Cold Cave

Cold Cave

Taking cues from ’80s post-punk, goth, and synthpop household names like The Cure, New Order, Joy Division, and Depeche Mode, Cold Cave‘s dark outings provide an aural tour-de-force of pounding synths, muscular rhytmhs, resonant baritone vocals, atmospheric industrial beats, and post-punk vibes.

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Kites

Kites

Having already been compared to indie electro pioneers like New Order, O.M.D., and Talking Heads, Kites are ready to take the world by storm with their Joy Division meets Donna Summer synth laden anthems. If HURTS are too sappy for you or you prefer a synthpop band with cojones, look no further.

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Dancefloor Fillers #9

Robert Smith

Dancefloor Fillers is a selection of the best new tracks and remixes from various genres of electronic music, such as drum & bass, dubstep, electro, trance, and synthpop. Today it’s Crystal Castles, Placebo, Muse, and Hurts who receive the remix treatment.

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Mirrors

Mirrors

Mirrors seem to have arrived straight from 1982; their synth laden brand of pop-noir sounds like the bastard child of O.M.D. and Depeche Mode. Add some Kraftwerk, Blancmange, New Order and early Human League to the mix and you get the idea.

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Perfidious Words

Perfidious Words

Perfidious Words combine dark vocals with powerful synths to create danceable, sensitive, and catchy electronic music that will strike a chord with fans of Depeche Mode, De/vision, Host-era Paradise Lost, a-ha, and Erasure.

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Zoot Woman

Zoot Woman

Credited by many within the music industry as one of the most important forerunners of electroclash, Zoot Woman are an English electronic music group made up of Adam Blake, Johnny Blake, and Stuart Price (also known as Thin White Duke, Jacques Lu Cont, and Les Rythmes Digitales).

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Rob Dust

Rob Dust

Although he is well known for his musical diversity, deep inside Rob Dust remains an electronic pop addict. When he is not producing his own music or working with synthpop acts like De/Vision, Minerve, Lowe, Limbogott, and Klee, he fronts 4TUNE8, a nu metal-meets-electropop band.

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Filthy Dukes

Filthy Dukes

Influenced by contemporaries Hot Chip, Soulwax, and Simian Mobile Disco, as well as by older bands such as Can, Tangerine Dream and Roxy Music, Filthy Dukes’ music has been described as “electroacidhousenuravetwisteddiscopunkfunk”, but you could also call it …simply good!

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Color Theory

Color Theory

Color Theory is the musical alter ego of Huntington Beach singer-synthesist-songwriter Brian Hazard. The talented Californian creates electronic indie piano pop, layering classical piano with sonic ingredients from Depeche Mode and The Postal Service.

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