Articles tagged with: synthpop
As we’ve learnt in physics lessons at school, in nature opposites attract while likes repel. It might be the case in nature, such as magnets / magnetic fields, electrons and neutrons, men and women (aren’t they opposite or what?)! West and East, all we know about these two extremes is war, hatred, cultural differences and anything else but attraction. But like in everything else, there is always an exception to the rule. The pop electro duo Photovoltaik are the exception to the rule in this case.
In music, no questions asked, …
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Were the 80′s era songs of exceptional greatness or its simply difficult to forget their catchy sound? I guess both facts compliment each other. The 80′s era, although it is not that exposed, is still alive and kicking. It will also be around and strong for more years to come, like a bank loan or mortgage. Alphaville, Depeche Mode, Erasure, The Human League, Soft Cell and many other 80′s bands still enjoy a respected amount of radio air time, retro 80′s parties are still being promoted and followed everywhere, and …
Today I browsed through my cd collection fishing for something I haven’t listened to in ages. I came across Paradise Lost‘s most criticised album, One Second.
Many Paradise Lost and heavy metal / gothic doom fans starting doubting Paradise Lost ability as musicians. Rumors were that the band was switching to commercial music, where income and fame have a higher priority than the quality of music. They switched from metal to electronic music, no more long hair, and they don’t look like scruffy metal dudes anymore.
Contrary to what many head bangers …