synthpop

INTERVIEW: The Sometimes Island On ‘Bad People’ and Living The DIY Life

Upon first listen of LA’s The Sometimes Island a few images come to mind: summer, a secluded beach and the future of synthpop. The moniker of Austin-born musician, Matt Blankenship Jr, The Sometimes Island specializes in dreamy soundscapes with hard-hitting lyrical content meant to make you stop and think in the midst of a party…. More »


EXCLUSIVE: flor Share Insight Into Debut, ‘come out, you’re hiding’

LA-based, Oregon-bred four piece, flor, specialize in vibrant, self-reflective sensibilities set to the sounds of some of the best indie-pop you’ll hear all year. They’ve just released their highly-anticipated debut album, come out, you’re hiding, via Fueled By Ramen and are set to take over the music world this year, even making an appearance at… More »


Band To Buzz About: Missing Words

For fans of: The New Division, All Hail The Silence, All Tvvins Long Beach electro-pop trio, Missing Words, are an addiction waiting to happen. Comprised of James Meays, Colin Wood and Nestor Grajeda, the band is set to release their debut EP, Memories, on January 10 – a compilation of anthems focused on love, self-growth… More »



Artist To Buzz About: birthday

For fans of: Troye Sivan, The 1975, Tanlines birthday is the pen name of singer/songwriter and multi instrumentalist, Duran Visek. The singer recently released his debut EP, Subtle Love – a five-track collection of dreamy, infectious synth-pop with a dark R&B twist. Turns out Chloë Grace Moretz is also a big fan, tweeting out her… More »


Band To Buzz About: Small Million

For fans of: Broods, Gems, Anna Of The North There must be something in the air in Portland that just keeps churning out the best synthpop in the universe. Moody-pop duo, Small Million – comprised of Ryan Linder and Malachi Graham – are living proof of that notion as their dreamy soundscapes transport us into… More »


Album Review: Tyler Glenn – ‘Excommunication’

Tyler Glenn is one of those people who you can just turn their records on and find some guidance, which is probably why he has always been one of my favorite people in music. His passion, his talent and his honesty have always made me gravitate towards him as he understands all too well what… More »



Artist To Buzz About: DENM

For fans of: The Chainsmokers, Zhu, Daft Punk DENM best describes his sound as “California garage pop” but we think it goes much deeper than that. With the recent release of the singer’s debut EP, Dreamhouse, you’ll be floating on a candy-coated pink cloud into dreamland yourself, especially with tracks like “Lit,” “Green” and personal… More »


Artist To Buzz About: KAPTAN

For fans of: St. Lucia, flor, Magic Man You might remember Nashville’s KAPTAN (real name, Andrew de Torres) from this past fall when Buzznet premiered his St. Lucia-esque single, “Let Go.” A lot has happened for the singer since then – the release of a new EP entitled Sprinter, numerous spots in TV ads, major… More »


Artist To Buzz About: Kristin Kontrol

For fans of: CHVRCHES, Ace of Base, Garbage Kristin Kontrol is a new neo-80’s meets 90’s alternative project from Dum Dum Girls‘ leader, Dee Dee, that’s garnering quite the buzz around the blogosphere. Her debut album, X-Communicate, is killing it right now and to celebrate, the singer is currently joining Garbage on their Strange Little… More »



Album Review: Broods – ‘Conscious’

I first fell in love with New Zealand indie-pop sibling duo, Broods – comprised of Georgia and Caleb Nott – during a massive blizzard in early 2015. Holed up in my Brooklyn apartment, I fired up Spotify and fell madly in love with their 2014 debut, Evergreen. Since then, it’s been a rocky road for… More »


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