The songs that are hot on our playlist this week
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Tuesday 23 June 2009
Sunday 17 May 2009
The electro-pop popettes' third album finds the trio leaving behind the frothy pop of previous efforts and entering a Dark Phase.
Friday 15 May 2009
Whoops! Pandora suspects someone might have got the wrong end of the fame stick, so to speak.
Sunday 03 May 2009
Fischerspooner are the electroclash/performance-art project comprising lampshade-headed frontman Casey Spooner, reclusive boffin Warren Fischer and an enormous supporting retinue of choreographers, dancers and make-up artists.
Friday 24 April 2009
Playing the Angel, from 2005, constituted a muscular return to form for Depeche Mode, but set a standard that Sounds of the Universe struggles to live up to.
Wednesday 07 January 2009
The departure of Florian Schneider from Kraftwerk marks a significant shift in the pioneering electronic group's musical chemistry. After a fruitful partnership lasting almost four decades, the creative core of Schneider and fellow founder member Ralf Hütter has been broken, which to electronic music aficionados is the equivalent of Lennon and McCartney splitting up.
Friday 15 August 2008
Stereolab have made no fewer than 11 albums, many more than indie titans like Blur, Oasis, The Smiths and New Order, and far outstripping the output of technopop peers such as Depeche Mode, The Human League and even Kraftwerk – yet their appeal remains as inscrutable here as on their earliest releases.
Sunday 04 May 2008
The Presets are a thirty-something duo from Sydney whose musical CV includes Silverchair and the Dissociatives and who have been loosely affiliated with the nu-rave movement, but whose sound has more in common with the retro-futurist likes of Shiny Toy Guns.
Sunday 30 March 2008
After making his fortune turning samples of blues records into a soundtrack for a million computer ads, bald vegan god-botherer Moby has fallen back in love with dance music.
Friday 11 January 2008
Wednesday 23 July 2003
Tuesday 15 July 2003
Friday 06 December 2002
Friday 22 January 1999
Saturday 05 December 1998
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