Posts tagged "synth pop"

Album artwork of 'From Deewee' by Soulwax

From Deewee Soulwax

Songs regularly start with promising grooves then go nowhere. Rhythmic repetition attempts to disguise a very obvious lack of development in ideas.

Album artwork of 'Little Dark Age' by MGMT

Little Dark Age MGMT

MGMT plod along with all the charisma of a mumbler with a weak chin, and it’s not as if the mix is lush enough to distract from the absence of drive or direction.

Album artwork of 'Pretty Hate Machine' by Nine Inch Nails

Pretty Hate Machine Nine Inch Nails

Nine Inch Nails rapidly became renowned for emotive and affecting music. Pretty Hate Machine contains those qualities, albeit in anxious tidbits.

Album artwork of 'Blue Weekend' by Wolf Alice

Blue Weekend Wolf Alice

Ellie Rowsell’s drift between spoken-word musings and operatic soarings is alive and well, and the band as a whole is as simpatico as ever - if not moreso.

Album artwork of 'CALL ME IF YOU GET LOST' by Tyler, the Creator

CALL ME IF YOU GET LOST Tyler, the Creator

The record transcends hip-hop, a buttery fusion of rap, soul, synth-pop, jazz, and a whole lot more. There’s even a reggae section that hits the spot.