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The Electronica/Dance Playlist- May 2014

From the third hook-up between two of Scandinavia’s greatest musical exports to the latest reworking of a turn-of-the-century R&B anthem to a disco makeover for one of the world’s biggest bands, here’s a look at five of the best dance/electronica tracks you need to look out for in May. Robyn & Royksopp – “Do It Again” Having previously collaborated on Royksopp’s Junior (“The Girl & The Robot”) and Robyn’s Body […]

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Artists to Watch in 2014

Previously, my end-of-year lists have covered artists who were overrated and artists who were worthy of the acclaim they received. In this final installment, I want to put a few bands and artists on your radar that you may not know yet, but who are showing promise and momentum, and whom you’re likely to hear a lot more from in 2014. Here they are, in no particular order (except for […]


Top 40 Electronic/Dance Singles of 2013 (40-31)

Yes, it’s that time of year again when we look back at the best singles and albums to have been released over the past twelve months. Featuring everything from Ayia Napa throwbacks to ‘Tumblr-pop’ anthems to moody torch songs, here’s the first of our four-part countdown of 2013’s best dance/electronic tracks. 40) Naughty Boy ft. Sam Smith – “La La La” British producer Naughty Boy may have fallen short of […]


Introducing: Banks

Known simply by her last name, Los Angeles songstress Banks racked up 50,000 Soundcloud plays of her debut single before she’d even posed for her first photo shoot, while also being among the few artists who admit to delegating the task of running their social media accounts to their behind-the-scenes teams. And yet in a slightly contradictory move, Banks recently abandoned her enigmatic approach when she posted her real cell […]