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Video: Spazzkid – “40 Winks”

Spazzkid is a mysterious electronica project from Mark Redito, who makes poppy yet chill electronic music. It all has a very Japanese feel to it, and borrows some typography and visual styles from the culture as well. Simply pu...
 
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Martin Gore + Vince Clarke = VCMG

Synth-pop powerhouses Martin Gore and Vince Clarke have formed a band, VCMG, and will release a series of EPs and a new album in early 2012. Their first EP, Spock, will be released November 30th through Beatport, followed by a ...

 
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Trekking at Ramona Falls

Attempting to juggle two musical projects is like being forced to decide between two best friends. Each one provides great collaborative moments and a level of comfort, but the subtleties are often what determine the final deci...
 
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Parental Guidance for Big Fresh

Are eccentric artistic tendencies hereditary? Like eye color or facial characteristics, I would not be surprised if they were, mainly because I have witnessed friends that walk and talk eerily similar to one of their parents. W...

 
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Alligators, Piggies, and Cups

From crocodiles to woodpigeons, I have featured a surprising number of bands that resort to their animalistic side for their namesake. Many of us have, at one point, come across the Discovery Channel to learn something that sho...
 
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Tesla Boy Do Throwback

When synth-pop was first glorified in the late ‘70s, it was a musical breakthrough in a more than one way. Its introductory development was more dramatic than most of its stylistic predecessors, as an entirely new emphasis on c...

 
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Some Instant Fun on a Friday: WhoMadeWho & La Roux

In the spirit of a Friday, I figured that featuring two instantaneously accessible artists would be appropriate. On drowsy Mondays or monotonous Tuesdays, I find myself more willing to dive into artists of an increasingly intri...
 
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Best Albums of 2008: #20 to #11

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Best Albums of 2008: #50 to #41

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Benji Hughes and A Love Extreme

Though it is a risky venture to release a double album even if you are a considerably prestigious artist, the bulk of such releases usually derive from artists who have already made a reputable name for themselves at a time whe...