Tag Archives | Synthpop

Miami Horror at Santa Monica Pier's Twilight Concerts 7/27/17. Photo by Hector Vergara (@theHextron) for www.BlurredCulture.com.

Miami Horror Brings The Disco Vibes To Santa Monica’s Twlight Concerts [PHOTOS] REVIEW+PHOTOS: MIAMI HORROR @ TWILIGHT CONCERTS 7/27/17

Santa Monica, CA- Just as the sun had finished setting against the beautiful Santa Monica Pier, I enjoyed a few pieces of watermelon as I stared down at the ocean below me before making my way to the front of the stage to witness Australia’s very own Miami Horror. The lights dimmed and the crowd began […]

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Chromeo @ L.A. PRIDE 6/10/17 // Photo by Derrick K. Lee, Esq. (@Methodman13)

Chromeo’s L.A. Pride Show Was An Unstoppable Dance Party [PHOTOS] REVIEW+PHOTOS: CHROMEO @ L.A. PRIDE 6/10/17

FOR OUR COMPLETE L.A. PRIDE COVERAGE CLICK HERE! Shutting down the first night’s action on the main stage of L.A. Pride was the infectious sounds of the Canadian electro-funk duo Chromeo. It’s been a couple years since they’ve released an album, but there was no doubt that their dance-party sonics  would bring the house down in West […]

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Leon Else @ L.A. PRIDE 6/10/17 // Photo by Derrick K. Lee, Esq. (@Methodman13)

Leon Else Embraces Self-Acceptance At L.A. Pride [PHOTOS] REVIEW+PHOTOS: LEON ELSE @ L.A. PRIDE 6/10/17

FOR OUR COMPLETE L.A. PRIDE COVERAGE CLICK HERE! Leon Else’s name is intriguing enough, but once he opens his mouth and belts out several notes, your eyes are quickly plastered onto the UK import. Else’s brand of synth pop and deep brooding vocals quickly cast a spotlight on the crooner and soon after he received numerous […]

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Phoenix at the Hollywood Bowl 6/15/17. Photo by Derrick K. Lee, Esq. (@Methodman13) for www.BlurredCulture.com.

Phoenix Is All About Love Bringing “Ti Amo” To The Hollywood Bowl [PHOTOS] PHOTOS+REVIEW: PHOENIX, MAC DEMARCO & THE LEMON TWIGS @ HOLLYWOOD BOWL 6/15/17

Los Angeles, CA- When Phoenix lead singer Thomas Mars addressed the audience at the Hollywood Bowl with, “We’re very happy to be here. This is the best place in the world,” I’m fairly certain that each and every one of the fifteen thousand plus in attendance was feeling the same way. With a performance that […]

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Night Drive

Night Drive Debuts Self-Title Album

It’s as if the 80’s and 90’s decided to pick their best years in order to create Texas-based duo Night Drive. The electronic art-rockers are here to drop off their synth-pop debut self-titled album. Inspired by sci-fi cinematic landscapes, the duo’s modern synth-pop seeks to explore the darker currents of abstract emotion. With infectious melodies […]

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Future Islands @ KCRW'S Apogee Sessions 4/18/17. Photo by Brian Feinzimer. Courtesy of KCRW. Used with permission.

Don’t Miss Future Islands’ Apogee Session Performance May 9th on MBE PREVIEW: FUTURE ISLANDS @ APOGEE STUDIOS 4/18/17

In between Sunday sets at Coachella, Future Islands dropped by Apogee Studios in Santa Monica, CA to hang out with KCRW andand record an interview and live performance for Morning Becomes Eclectic. Having just released their last album, “The Far Field”, Jason Bentley interviewed the band and they discussed a broad range of topics including the history of the band’s origins, their […]

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MØ @ The Novo 3/23/17. Photo by Angelina Paldzyan. (@angelinapaldzyan) for www.BlurredCulture.com.

MØ’s Dance Moves Had Us All Moving At The Novo [REVIEW+PHOTOS] REVIEW+PHOTOS: MØ & TEI SHI @ THE NOVO 3/23/17

I remember perusing through YouTube a couple summers ago, desperately searching to find new music that reflected my mood. After coming across MØ’s quirky (then newly released) music video for “Walk This Way”, I was instantly hooked on her sound and style. Her stage name, meaning “maiden” or “virgin” in Danish, is an intentional contradiction on the lyrics […]

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