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synth pop

Track Review: The Archer // Taylor Swift

When I first saw the muted pastel promotions for Taylor Swift’s upcoming album Lover, I was hopeful for a mature synth-based album, one that would be a landmark of Swift’s growth as an artist and as a person. Now, with the release of her…

Introducing : PORT OF Est.

Name: Port of Est (aka Hannah Tarkinson and Todd Kitchens) Hometown: Portland, Maine, USA Listen to: Valentine in My Headphones, Collide, Clash PORT OF Est. are a perfect three in the morning band. Not the kind of three in the…

Album Review: II // Horsebeach

Ryan Kennedy is Horsebeach, the man responsible for delivering seemingly effortless, dreamy guitar pop which will reduce you emotionally and somehow cause you to feel both happy and sad simultaneously. If you’re from around Manchester and…

EP Review: Charlemagne // Blossoms

Arguably the buzz band of 2015, Stockport five-piece Blossoms just go from strength to strength. Debut EP Blown Rose came out in July and stirred up quite a buzz ahead of their autumn tour. They then went on to sell-out dates all around the…

Track Review: Brothers // AFFAIRS

AFFAIRS, the groovin' Manchester band, have released a new single called 'Brothers', which is already making waves. Produced by Ed Buller, this synthy track has already received words of praise from BBC Radio 2 and BBC 6Music. Lyrically the…