Tag Archives: Electronic

Beshken releases an EP of lush indie-influenced electronica

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Beshken releases an EP of lush indie-influenced electronica
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Last summer, 20 year old Ben Shirken lost his backpack in Rome — resulting in the loss of his laptop, hard drive, and lyrics he was working on. After roughly five years of inspiration, he had nothing to show for his work (there’s a big ad for cloud backup  systems!). That’s when the jazz-guitarist-turned-producer began a new project, the ...

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Atlas Engine to preview new music at The Mercury Lounge 7.20

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Atlas Engine to preview new music at The Mercury Lounge 7.20
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Indie Pop
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NYC

It’s not surprising that Brooklyn-based Atlas Engine, the solo project of Nick LaFalce, experienced a whirlwind of success following the release of his debut EP After the End. Without question, this EP is upbeat, melody-driven indie pop, but it is also saturated with lush, dream-pop elements. The intimacy of this record is sure to be ...

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Pool Cosby plays Bowery Electric 07.20

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Pool Cosby plays Bowery Electric 07.20
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Electronic trio Pool Cosby recently released their LP, Blind Gold, a record that’s at once soulful and… brainful. With its dynamic layer of samples and live instruments accompanying the electronic experimentation, the album showcases a symbiotic relation between ambient, chillwave leanings, and a hip-hop based style. The LP also includes an intriguing selection of featured ...

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KYYN’s soulful indie-pop fusion in self-titled EP

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KYYN's soulful indie-pop fusion in self-titled EP
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Local indie-pop artist KYYN released her debut, self-titled EP last month. In stand out single "This is the Way Things Go" (streaming below), KYYN’s soulful vocals are immersed in a dreamy and edgy R’n’B production that delivers a perfect sonic carpet for her smooth soprano. The track features a collaboration with fellow New York artist Miss, and illustrates KYYN’s ...

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Future Generations release single “One More Problem” + head out on tour

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Future Generations release single “One More Problem” + head out on tour
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Inspired by their first time at SXSW, Brooklyn-based quintet Future Generations wrote the melodic, guitar-driven single “One More Problem” (streaming below). The use of a catchy hook and a dynamic, fast-paced chorus with a semi-electronic production could be compared to indie pop stars like Walk the Moon. This single is notable for the band because it is ...

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Record of the Month: Guerilla Toss’s “GT Ultra”

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Record of the Month: Guerilla Toss's
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Guerilla Toss‘ new full length GT Ultra was partly inspired by the CIA’s “Project MKUltra” which experimented with drugs to weaken and torture those under interrogation, and appropriately enough, the album art is covered with acid blotter papers. The release, the band’s second under DFA, showcases a more mature production that doesn’t get in the way of ...

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O Mer brings soulful electronica to Alphaville 7.13

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O Mer brings soulful electronica to Alphaville 7.13
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Electronica
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NYC

Brooklyn-based O Mer participates in the effort undertaken by a select number of soul artists (many of them based in NYC) to dismantle once and for all the notions that: A. electronic music is overly clinical and "cold," and B. soul music is not adventurous enough. In his single “Now I’m Alive” (streaming below,) his falsetto, overlaying a ...

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Jay Pray releases new album, plays at Lantern Hall on 07/13

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Jay Pray releases new album, plays at Lantern Hall on 07/13
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Electro-Pop/Synthpop
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Like flying over a futuristic city on a sunny day, Jay Pray’s new self-titled album has a technological feel to it, but it’s never a cold one. In a way it’s a little like the sci-fi movies produced in the ’50s and ’60s: free from cynicism, technology was portraid as an exciting and benevolent force. This is captured ...

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Lightning Bug brings atmospheric folk to Baby’s All Right 07.08

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Lightning Bug brings atmospheric folk to Baby's All Right 07.08
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Alt/Indie Folk
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New York’s indie-pop quartet Lightning Bug is playing at Baby’s All Right on July 8th, at the release show for the immigrant rights benefit compilation entitled "So Many Singing." Lightning Bug’s most recent EP, ‘the torment of love,’ showcases the band’s affinity for atmospheric bedroom pop, as well as melodic folk-rock sensibilities reminiscent of ...

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Showtime Goma releases debut LP at Union Pool 07.09, tours with of Montreal

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Showtime Goma releases debut LP at Union Pool 07.09, tours with of Montreal
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Electro-Pop/Synthpop
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Showtime Goma (of Sunny Day in Glasgow) turns pop on its head with her new album Smiley Face. Experimenting with different soundscapes, distortions, airy pop vocals, her new record moves in a dozen different directions that all flow together seamlessly. There is the dancey “Big Disaster” (video streaming below,) the slow “Propel,” the experimental “Chug ...

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Drop the Gun shares vivid music video “All I Want,” plays Baby’s All Right on 09.21

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Drop the Gun shares vivid music video
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Electronica
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Danish multi-instrumentalist and producer extraordinaire Sara Savery aka Drop the Gun has shared the music video for a single from her debut, self-titled EP. "All I Want" is boldly colored, eye-catching, and startling. Featuring cutaways of a superimposed face on Savery’s hands, lyrics flashing in front of clips and kaleidoscopic visual effects, the music video highlights the ...

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Indie Pop powerhouse Yoke Lore releases new EP at Baby’s All Right on 7.07

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Indie Pop powerhouse Yoke Lore releases new EP at Baby's All Right on 7.07
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Electro-Pop/Synthpop
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Yoke Lore’s newest EP Goodpain is a triumph of "indie pop persuasion." In a genre cluttered with cookie cutter synths, bubblegum lyrics, and insincerely grandiose choruses, Yoke Lore’s work sets itself apart with its concision. Restraint is the virtue of good music production, and the Brooklyn based artist demonstrates to be familiar with the concept, giving the ...

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Huck brings playful soul-pop to BK Bazaar on 07.30

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Huck brings playful soul-pop to BK Bazaar on 07.30
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Playfulness takes center stage with Brooklyn-based four-piece Huck. The semi-electronic band provides a perfect soundtrack for summer, whether you’re cruising down the highway or sitting by the pool. Their single “Without You” (streaming below) takes cues from 8-bit music with its vintage video game sounds, while the arrangement in their other track available for streaming, “Summer Lovin’,” ...

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GUEST INTERVIEW | Mathias

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DC’s Ayes Cold interviewed Mathias for the fifth chapter of our Blisspop Guest Interview series. Ayes Cold asks Mathias about his DJ name, where he’s from, and how long he’s DJ’ed for in addition questions about the past, present, and future of the DC music scene. Mathias also offers several “top 5” lists at the end of

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Cruel Youth assists on holywater’s debut track “Hush”

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Cruel Youth assists on holywater's debut track
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Though we’ve seen quite a few musical icons make headlines in the fashion world *coughKanyecough*, it’s quite rare to see someone from fashion make the switch to music. Enter holywater, a photographer, fashion curator and the head of creative collective Virgin Gold Cult, who is now also making her foray into music under the same name. And ...

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Alt Soul artist Quiet Luke plays Sunnyvale 07.21

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Alt Soul artist Quiet Luke plays Sunnyvale 07.21
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New York artist Quiet Luke treks over an interesting array of styles, blending sedated but emotional lyrics that heed to the classic R&B feel, with distorted electronic beats and heavily modulated synth lines accompanied by funky, staccato guitar parts. He released his debut album Beholden last year, which included the energized single “Escapist” (streaming), a ...

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Guerilla Toss unveils two new tracks + talks about gear on Delicious Audio

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Guerilla Toss unveils two new tracks + talks about gear on Delicious Audio
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Brooklyn via Boston avant-punks Guerilla Toss just unveiled two new tracks from their upcoming release on DFA Records, "GT ULTRA" – check them out below. The band is ready to enter the next stage of their career with a full length that steps up the production values by several notches, broadening the act’s appeal ...

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Amelia Airhorn (The Knocks & Skylar Spence) unveil single “NY is Red Hot”

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Amelia Airhorn (The Knocks & Skylar Spence) unveil single
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EDM
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The sleepless summer nightlife of the city echoes throughout “NY is Red Hot” (streaming) a new track from Amelia Airhorn. A collaborative effort between electronic dance duo The Knocks, and nu-disco vocalist Skylar Spence, the track takes a ride on a time machine to the vintage disco and pop sounds of ’80s and ’90s New York, a city they ...

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HNRY FLWR release EP “Flowerama” play Berlin on 6/16

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HNRY FLWR release EP
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Brooklyn musician David Van Witt records and plays live (with a band) under the name HNRY FLWR.  After spending the last two years honing his project’s live show, he found a home for his debut EP ‘Flowerama’ at NYC’s Paper Garden Records.  Opening track “Stranger” moves from somber beginnings into a bright keyboard driven anthem. Nuanced layers emerge throughout with ...

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Kill Alters release ‘No Self Helps’ + play St. Vitus on 06.16

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Kill Alters release 'No Self Helps' + play St. Vitus on 06.16
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Brooklyn noisemakers Kill Alters make music that attacks, both physically and mentally. With pulsating percussions, laser-like synths, and the visceral vocals of Bonnie Baxter, the band offers a sound that’s aggressive, complex, and demanding. Their compositions break from tradition, incorporating sounds ranging from the industrial to the downright frightening (a baby’s laughter), and adopting a nightmarish aesthetic reminiscent of early post ...

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Tyger’s 80s inspired synth pop at Berlin on 06.17

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Tyger's 80s inspired synth pop at Berlin on 06.17
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Producer and songwriter Jordan Moser channels ’80s nostalgia in his fun synthpop project Tyger. He puts a new spin on it, though, with the addition of electric guitars, violin, and even a vocoder, all intertwweaving with the genre’s stock synth pads and drum machines. His repetitive lyrics (like “I really need a friend, / I really need a friend tonight” from “Need a Friend ...

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Synth Pop quartet Nation of Language headlines Bowery Electric 06.14

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Synth Pop quartet Nation of Language headlines Bowery Electric 06.14
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NYC quartet Nation of Language offers a modern take on the moody ’80s synthpop revival. The group’s bouncy electronic arrangements, detached dark vocals, and dancey electronic beats are a clear nod to the days when new wave was dominating the airwaves. Single, “I’ve Thought About Chicago” (streaming below and released in February) is well crafted in its stoic simplicity, and will ...

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Birch releases EP “Not Human” at Gold Sounds on 6/10

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Birch releases EP
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For those seeking a dreamy respite from the terrors of the world, Birch will release their new EP Not Human on June 9th, with a show at Gold Sounds on the 10th. Multi-instrumentalist and vocalist Michelle Birsky stands at the helm of Birch, teaming up with bandmate Mat Towles to provide an ethereal pop to help listeners transcend above their worries. The lyrics on Not Human deal with society and politics today, ...

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Ryan Egan’s “Hard To Lose” ahead of Berlin NYC show on 06.19

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Indie Pop
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With new single “Easy To Lose,” electro-pop artist Ryan Egan has further sculpted his personal and sophisticated fusion of mellow and dancey tunes. The song follows his self-produced single “Finest Hour” and debut EP "Postures," which introduced us to his signature harmonizing vocal lines on top of entrancing electronic arrangements. The track captures the dark-pop and layered synth elements of his previous releases, while also crystallizing Egan’s ...

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