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Top 40 Dance/Electronica Singles of 2015 (#40-31)

Yes, it’s that time of year again when we trawl through everything that the last twelve months had to offer and determine which singles and albums truly stood out. Featuring everything from tropical house and post-dubstep to drum ’n’ bass and nu-disco, here’s the first in our four-part countdown of 2015’s best dance/electronica tracks. 40) Kygo – “Stole the Show” Offering a more leisurely take on the prevalent tropical house […]


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Passion Pit ‘Kindred’ – Album Review

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The first Passion Pit record since Michael Angelakos severed all ties with his one-time bandmates, essentially reducing the Massachusetts quintet to a solo vehicle, Kindred sees the falsetto-voiced frontman once again combine effervescent synth-pop with cathartic confessionals. It’s an intriguing contrast which has already seen his pet project rise from cult heroes to the upper reaches of the Billboard charts – predecessor Gossamer peaked at No.4 back in 2012 – […]


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The March 2015 Dance/Electronica Playlist

Featuring an Irish eccentric’s long-awaited return, a collaboration between a superstar DJ and Disney Channel graduate, and a Hollywood A-lister’s latest musical venture, here’s a look at five dance/electronica tracks you need to look out for in March. Roisin Murphy – “Gone Fishing” Eight years after the slinky synth-pop of Overpowered, former Moloko frontwoman Roisin Murphy finally returns with her third solo album, Hairless Toys, in the spring. Its first […]


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Up-And-Comers: Passion Pit

A few years ago in Massachusetts, a guy named Michael Angelekos recorded a few songs on his laptop to impress his girlfriend for Valentine’s Day. Little did he know then that his musical ideas would evolve into a five-piece electropop outfit called Passion Pit, or that they’d be play the Glastonbury Festival, or tour with Muse, or that their songs would get placed on the CW’s Gossip Girl and the […]