Tag: Synthpop

Watch the brand new music video for “Meant” from Late July

Years ago, a friend turned onto the music of Late July. From the first listen, I found myself struck by the quiet power that  Nicole Simone exuded. Her soft, sweet voice juxtaposed against blunt and cheeky lyrics won me over. That was…

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On Kindred, Passion Pit offers more of the same synths and melodies

On their first two efforts—2009’s Manners and 2012’s Gossamer—Passion Pit established themselves at the forefront of earnest, retro-influenced synthpop with their bright keyboards and mastermind Michael Angelakos’ ebullient, infectious falsetto. With Kindred, Angelakos follows firmly in suit, offering another 10…

Chromatics reveal new single “Just Like You”

Earlier this year, Chromatics leader Johnny Jewel said the band’s new album would street in time for Valentine’s Day – and while that date has come and gone with no album, last week did see the band drop “Just Like…