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The mainstreaming of goth culture is something I’ve been following with great interest, so when I heard that CHVRCHES released a cover of Bauhaus’s “Bela Lugosi’s Dead,” I couldn’t wait to hear what they’d done with it.

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Tourist got his hands on CHVRCHES‘ relentless synth-pop anthem “Lies” and trimmed just about everything, leaving nothing behind but frontwoman Lauren Mayberry’s vocals. The UK producer turns the track into a piano-backed ballad, repurposing it as a muted, nostalgic slow-burner. If you need a six-minute break from your workday, listen to the track below and get […]

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Summer is coming to a close, bringing with it the annual hangover from hedonistic anthem overexposure. Our buddies Young Heel have the musical gatorade we all need in their sublimely mellowed out new single “Not A Name,” which will revive the feeling in your festival-battered body like a warm hug from Grizzly Bear and Beach […]

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[Insert clever joke about something in the water in the Sweden that keeps creating a seemingly endless supply of uber-talented-yet-mysterious synth pop talent] Good, now that we’ve gotten that out of the way, I can get down to delivering “Swept,” the debut single from Mons Montis. Comprised of Herman Båverud Olsson, Viktor Paulsrud and Julia Hjertström, […]

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