Tag Archive for electropop

Class of 2018: The Overachievers

You know it’s been a strange year in music when the Billboard charts and the critic’s year-end lists have so much in common. Stereogum gave the #1 spot to a pop country album; the same album that topped lists from People and Entertainment Weekly. Janelle Monáe finally got the credit she deserved when she released The ArchAndroid eight years ago. Mitski… Read more →

Class of 2016: The Overachievers

2016 was a shit year. Seriously. We experienced one of the ugliest elections in recent history. Social progress not only came to a halt, but there are elements within our country that would be happy to see us rewind the past half century. And everybody died. Well, not everybody, but you know what I mean. We lost Prince, David Bowie, and Leonard… Read more →

ceo – White Magic

ceo – White Magic The solo project of Eric Berglund of the Swedish band Tough Alliance crosses a lot of genres and in doing so, avoids being just another electronic album. ceo – No Mercy Reviews: Pitchfork 8.5 PrettyMuchAmazing 8.2 Prefix 8.0 Read more →

Miike Snow w/Delorean @ Ogden, 04/09/10

What is it with the Swedish bands hiding their identity?  The Knife always covered their faces, jj hid who they were for the first year or so and now Miike Snow take the stage with their faces hidden behind white masks.  I’m not complaining, because all three bands make great music, I just find it interesting. The Miike Snow show… Read more →

Derailed: Electronica 2009

Every so often I will be posting under the ‘Derailed’ heading. This is for posts that are outside my normal comfort area…indie rock/pop. As most of you know, I have no love for electronic music. Sure, I like electronic elements to my music, hence The xx, Animal Collective, jj, Miike Snow, Soulsavers and even Neon Indian showing up on my… Read more →