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When you think Boise, Idaho, odds are you don’t immediately think “pop music.” After Boise’s Trevor Powers blew the indie would up with his Pitchfork-approved Youth Lagoon albums, though, more and more people are looking to this western outpost as a place where pop music can thrive. BAD90s comes from Boise, and are comprised of Eric […]

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With the impending release of their sophomore album Dynamics, DFA darlings Holy Ghost! recently premiered “Okay”…and hot damn we’re into it! “Okay” comes out of the gate strong with an out-of-this-world synth line followed by some pretty insightful vocals. The Holy Ghost! boys have always done a great job of straddling the electro/pop line and […]

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Oh Land is one of a handful of artists responsible for Scandinavia’s continued strangle hold on electro pop, so naturally you all should be excited by the Denmark songtress’ impending visit to DC on Wednesday, September 25th. Oh Land picked up a lot of steam after her older singles “White Nights” and “Son of a Gun” found […]

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Talk about a beat connection. To kick off their upcoming tour West Coast tour together, electro-pop trio Beat Connection teamed up with fellow Seattle-based production duo ODESZA for a remix of their track “Saola.” The result is tropical, psychedelic electro-pop, a vibrant and dreamy track made for the summer. Applying their upbeat style of chillwave, […]

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Kate Boy‘s “In Your Eyes” isn’t the first time we’ll liken a Swedish act to the Knife and it surely won’t be the last. Drawing plenty from their aforementioned predecessors along with compatriots Niki & The Dove, “In Your Eyes” melds tribal percussion and air-searing synths with alluring female vocals to create a powerful track […]

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That Swedish electropop triumvirate, Miike Snow, just unleashed “Paddling Out,” a new jam that’s sure to stay in your head for a good while (or at least until they release another song). A strong follow-up to “Devil’s Work,” this track is carried by a chopped-up piano line, haunting vocals and some space-age laser sounds, all […]

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[youtube H91bEGJYBU4 557 313] Stepdad’s “My Leather, My Fur, My Nails” is a wacky 8-bit anthem packaged and ready for pop domination.  The Grand Rapids trio takes electro-pop to the extreme, backing infectious but biting lyrics with some fuzzy, light-hearted synths pulled straight out of Kirby’s Dreamland.  The band recently released a visual treatment for […]

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