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A Merry Electronica Christmas

Perhaps due to weariness of big band crooners like Michael Buble and Rod Stewart dominating the contemporary Christmas music market, many artists from the dance/electronica scene have also gotten in on the act in 2012, offering their own take on the season of goodwill. Here’s a look at five of the most intriguing. The xx – “Last Christmas” Wham’s 1984 classic might still be a much-loved favourite nearly 30 years […]


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Dragonette “Bodyparts”: Album Review

Universal (2012)

Canadian trio Dragonette have been on the periphery of the commercial electro-pop scene since the mid-00s. But thanks to the world-conquering success of “Hello,” their anthemic 2010 collaboration with French superstar DJ Martin Solveig, they are now blessed with perhaps the biggest opportunity they’ll ever get to finally break through. Their third studio album, Bodyparts, suggests they are ready to grasp it with both hands. More streamlined than 2007’s eclectic […]