Tag: Electroclash


  • Apathetic Fabulosity! *My years as an Electroclash fan*

    Apathetic Fabulosity! *My years as an Electroclash fan*

    While everyone else in the world infatuated themselves with The Strokes and their retro rock revivalism, I threw my lot in with Electroclash, which immediately appealed to me on the most basic of levels. The aesthetic was both shiny and tacky, reveling in it’s meretricious presentation. Electroclash was a brilliant mixture of super serious and […]

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  • Ping Pong Bitches by Ping Ping Bitches

    Ping Pong Bitches by Ping Ping Bitches

    The Sunday Mail seemed to live at the side of the couch until the next edition appeared. At this point in my life, when I was heading to college, the Sunday newspapers felt like a mandatory part of working class life. Everyone read the News of the World and (here in Scotland) the Sunday Mail. […]

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  • First Album by Miss Kittin And The Hacker

    First Album by Miss Kittin And The Hacker

    If I had to choose a handful of albums that I needed, actually couldn’t live without, during a bizarre epidemic then surely one of those albums would be the quietly seminial First Album by Miss Kittin And The Hacker. We all have albums that never leave our iPods. This album is one of those, forever […]

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  • Princess Superstar Is

    It started with Bad Babysitter, of course. I couldn’t believe what I was hearing. Drugs, sex, violence, and babysitting all in the span of three minutes and thirty five seconds. The song itself sounds perky and fun thanks to the horns in the background. Misadventure rarely sounds so fun. Of course, I had to find […]

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  • Bright Like Neon Love by Cut Copy

    Bright Like Neon Love by Cut Copy

    The second best album of 2004 was also the least likely to succeed. It’s essentially a lo-fi electronic pop record that sounds like it came from a geek’s bedroom. It’s simple, effective, but most of all…affecting. Songs of aching hearts and thwarted love sit snugly alongside each other. This is a Cut Copy that isn’t […]

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  • Midnite Vultures by Beck

    Midnite Vultures by Beck

    I have a theory that your first Beck album is always your favourite. He’s a sonic shapeshifter whose music is always different, but always essentially ‘Beck’. To put it another way, his albums are different suits on the same body. Yet despite my theory about your first Beck album being the one you enjoy the […]

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