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Tag Archives: synth pop

Hooray for Earth – No Love

This has been a weird summer for me. I can’t seem to bring myself to get too excited about anything. I suppose I’d describe it as a sort of pervasive apathy. This new “October in August” weather isn’t helping either. I know I should be celebrating its livability, but it’s actually just another factor drastically altering […]

The Knife – You Make Me Like Charity (Cry Wolf Remix)

So I don’t know if this song will make you like charity, but it’s definitely been making me get all hyped about going outside and strutting to this. One of the great things about a band like The Knife is that they turn seemingly bizarre combinations of sounds into something refreshing. While the Swedish duo […]

Trails and Ways – Nunca

  Expressing love and expressing artistry are one and the same. They’re both fueled by a source stronger than most. The singer (since according to the band everyone sings and I can’t pinpoint if it’s emma, hannah, kbb or i’m quirk — yes those are their names, just as one of their influences is Vanilla […]

New Order – Temptation (7-Inch Version)

One of the reasons I’m so drawn to the 80’s New Wave period is because it represents the time when synthesizers and analog recording coexisted like they probably never will again. It was one of those rare times when the future and past lived in total harmony, i.e. freak of nature artists like Michael Jackson. […]