Do you like to listen to music when you draw? Or when you chill out? Or go to bed at night? If any of these things appeal to you then you should adore Kid Koala's ambient "Allotropic," one of the wonderous instrumental songs from his Music to...Read more
Tag Archives: Electronic
As a child of original UK reggae, a student of sound system culture, and a brave innovator on the frontline of the jungle/drum 'n' bass revival, DJ and producer Shy FX has his finger pressed firmly on the pulse of today's British urban music...Read more
If you love "the Bristol sound" made popular by Tricky, Massive Attack and Portishead, among others, then you're going to be tickled pink in a good way by "Bones," the debut single by FFS, otherwise known as For Fucks Sake, the new project by James of Arth...Read more
interview by Michael McCarthy Sydney Banta has been known as L.A. Girlfriend for as long as most critics and bloggers can remember. And they do remember her. Most of them raved about her when she put out her first EP roughly 10 years ago and they haven’t stopped talking about her since. Right...Read more
Well, kids, the dance-pop world has two new mascots to worship. One of the guys -- assuming they're guys -- wears a fox mask and the other one wears a human mask except that it looks like he's a human from Gorrilaz. ...
interview by Michael McCarthy I recently fell in love with Canadian alt-pop singer-songwriter Adaline’s new album Aquatic, which contains a treasure trove of thought-provoking lyrics, sung over some of the most seductive basslines ever recorded and blissed-out beats that mix the organic and the electronic to perfection. I must also add that her...Read more
Elohim's latest single, "Skinny Legs," might strike you as an abstract, maybe even inaccessible, song the first few times you listen to it. I even wondered if it was too bizarre for me when it first wormed its way inside my ears. That said, I put...Read more
It's Goldfrapp so, of course, it's good. No, it's better than good. It's fan-fucking-tastic. Let its throbbing beats overcome you and move your body as the dancers do in the red hot video. Or at least getup and dance. It's a sin to...
Last October I had the pleasure of interviewing James Hinton, who goes by the name The Range. He's just released a 360 degree, virtual reality video for "Florida," my favorite song from his latest album Potential. The vocals for "Florida" were done by a young woman...
interview by Michael McCarthy One of the most bewitching albums I’ve heard all year is Rose & Thorn by British artist Wendy Bevan. Not merely a singer/songwriter/violinist, Wendy works in a variety media including film, visual imagery and intense, experiential artworks. To experience any of her work is to step into an alternate...Read more
This past Tuesday night, October 11th, 2016, I was fortunate to catch the young woman who calls herself Elohim live. The mysterious singer/songwriter/electronic musician is currently out on tour with EDEN, but I’d had insomnia the night before and was too tired to stay and check out his set. I was admittedly unfamiliar...Read more
interview by Michael McCarthy One of the very first interviews I did for Love is Pop was with Dean Garcia, formerly of Curve, who was promoting his new project SPC ECO, which finds him recording dark and dreamy music with his daughter Rose Berlin on vocals. Since that interview, SPC ECO has released...Read more
"Ibifornia" is the title track from Cassius' first album in ten years, which will be released on June 24th; Ibifornia is an imaginary utopia that they have created on the album with lush, tropical melodies. A place "where the sun rises high and the horses run free,"...