After his cover of a Taylor Swift song got the attention on Hype Machine, Brooklyn synth-pop artist Brain Tan is
Yumi Zouma are going to release their debut LP “Yoncalla” via Cascine on May 27. The first single off the album, “Keep It Close To Me”, is a synth-pop song that takes some distance from the chillwave and dreamy side of the band: The bass is more present and subtly jumps, the hook and the chorus are more produced and punchy! It is a relevant lead single and it maybe announces a change in the creative process of the band from Christchurch.
When brother and sister Madeline and Richie James Follin (Madeline of Cults and Richie of Guards/Willowz) decide to finally record together and to let their respective bands on the side for some time, they become Follin. This idea, the siblings have it for a long time as they were already recording material together when they were children. Nevertheless, their mutual agenda did not enable them to do it. Finally, in the summer of 2015, their schedules aligned and they were able to make it happen: “Roxy” is their first release, via Father/Daughter Records.
We already knew that the French synth-pop band M83 were ready to give a follow-up to their 2011’s album “Hurry Up, We’Re Dreaming”. Now things get more concrete with the announcement of this upcoming seventh LP “Junk”. The release is planned for April 8 on Naïve/Mute. And in order to make you wait, Annie Mac just premiered the amazing first single titled “Do It, Try It”.
A few weeks ago, we got pretty excited by the return of British synth-pop duo Pet Shop Boys since their last album in 2011. With the announcement of the release of “Super”, their 13th album and a new track called “Inner Sanctum“, they showed to the world that music has no age. They have now shared a brand new track of this track called “The Pop Kids”, a hymn to any pop lover
Dutch band Klyne just released the video for their track “Closer” following the amazing clip for “Paralyzed”. In this video you can follow a clown dancing, which seems to be an important part of the band’s approach of their music since in the last video, they also put a lot of attention into choreography