synth

ela minus – ceremony
Bogotá, Colombia electronic artist Gabriela Jimeno, aka ela minus, shares an enchanting new track from her forthcoming Adapt EP, out next week. It's a bright and nimble synth gem that recalls Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith's poppier side, but the track's light effervescence is tempered by a distinct, bitte…
listen to three tracks from Stranger Things
I can't recall any film/television score's release being as feverishly anticipated as this one: volume one of the Stranger Things OST, the perfect soundtrack for "bike rides and monster hunts", courtesy of Kyle Dixon + Michael Stein of Texas band S U R V I V E, officially…
premiere: S U R V I V E – A.H.B.
We're psyched to premiere the opening track from the brilliant forthcoming full-length from Austin analog synth wizards S U R V I V E, due this fall on Relapse Records. While we're hesitant to throw the word "epic" around haphazardly, it certainly applies to the group's thrilling, darkly g…
Boy Harsher – Yr Body is Nothing
Yr Body is Nothing is the darkly beautiful and very emotional new record from Boy Harsher, on which the duo explores "the connection between fear and desire" via their eminently danceable take on shadowy, visceral post-industrial synth-pop...
premiere: EKKAH x DāM-FunK – What’s Up
UK disco-pop duo EKKAH get a dose of neon-glowing cosmic funk from the legend DāM-FunK on "What's Up", taken from the group's very tight new double A-side single (with the glittery "Space Between Us" on the flip side). Take DāM's rubbery, always on-point production -- sounding li…
premiere: Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith – Wide Awake

In addition to her recent sound design work on Panda Bear's glorious animated "Boys Latin" video, and a forthcoming collab with electronic music pioneer Suzanne Ciani that we are now very psyched about, "modular synth sound sculptress" and composer Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith has an en…
mp3: Black Milk – “Computer Ugly Ugly / Why Worry”
Fresh off one of the year's best hip-hop singles to date, Detroit's Black Milk is set to drop one of the very few essential Record Store Day releases from this year's selection, in the form of his vinyl-only Synth or Soul 12". Listen to a track from each of the Small Wonder-r…