Tag Archives | Synthpop

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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MUNA @ Teragram Ballroom 2/1/17. Photo by Marina Rose (@MarinaRose7) for www.BlurredCulture.com.

The Beauty Of MUNA’s Dark Synth Pop On Full Display At The Teragram [REVIEW+PHOTOS] REVIEW+PHOTOS: MUNA @ TERAGRAM BALLROOM 2/1/17

“This venue feels so special,” Katie Gavin, the singer of dark pop band Muna shared with her fans. “Maybe some of you were here with us when we opened for one of our favorite bands, Chairlift.” The look in Gavin’s eyes was one of joyful remembrance. Gazing into the crowd, she asked for a brief moment […]

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Aurora @ Fonda Theatre 11/28/16.Photo by Derrick K. Lee, Esq. (@Methodman13) for www.BlurredCulture.com. This photo was obtained under the express authorization and license by Red Bull Media House North America, Inc.

Aurora’s Carefree Jubilation Wins Over “30 Days In LA” Crowd [REVIEW+PHOTOS] REVIEW+PHOTOS: Aurora @ Fonda Theatre 11/28/16 For Red Bull Sound Select's 30 Days In LA

CLICK HERE FOR MORE 30 DAYS IN LA COVERAGE! “What is it with you guys and Chipotle?” Aurora Asknes smiles sincerely in between songs during her headlining gig for Red Bull Sound Select’s “30 Days In LA”, “I just don’t understand it.” I don’t understand it either, but at only 20 years old, Aurora still has […]

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Empress Of @ Club Bahia 11/7/16. Photo by Derrick K. Lee, Esq. (@Methodman13) for www.BlurredCulture.com. This photo was obtained under the express authorization and license by Red Bull Media House North America, Inc.

Empress Of Is A One-Woman Show You Don’t Want To Miss [REVIEW+PHOTOS] REVIEW+PHOTOS: Empress Of @ Club Bahia 11/7/16 For Red Bull Sound Select's 30 Days In LA

CLICK HERE FOR MORE 30 DAYS IN LA COVERAGE! Though she may now be Brooklyn-based, Lorely Rodriguez p/kl/a “Empress Of” is an L.A. native. Her performance at Club Bahia earlier this month headlining a Red Bull Sound Select “30 Days In LA” date served as a bit of a homecoming for her. With family and […]

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Banoffee @ Club Bahia 11/7/16. Photo by Derrick K. Lee, Esq. (@Methodman13) for www.BlurredCulture.com. This photo was obtained under the express authorization and license by Red Bull Media House North America, Inc.

Banoffee’s “30 Days In LA” Performance Reveals Her Confidence REVIEW+PHOTOS: Banoffee @ Club Bahia 11/7/16 For Red Bull Sound Select's 30 Days In LA

CLICK HERE FOR MORE 30 DAYS IN LA COVERAGE! If there’s one thing that I love seeing as a “music critic”, it’s watching a musician develop over time. Back in 2014, I was able to catch Banoffee at The Echoplex when she was part of a showcase of musical talents from Australia. It was a […]

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Viva Presents Atmosphere shot at Multiply.LA as part of Red Bull Sound Select Presents: 30 Days in LA, in Los Angeles, CA, USA 11/3/16 (Photo by Drew Gurian for Red Bull Sound Select). Used With Permission.

Viva Presents A Chilean Women Synthpop Bonanza for “30 Days In LA” REVIEW+PHOTOS: Javiera Mena, Francisca Valenzuela & Marineros @ Multiply.LA 11/3/16 For Red Bull Sound Select's 30 Days In LA

CLICK HERE FOR MORE 30 DAYS IN LA COVERAGE! All Chile. All women. All night. The gameplan that Viva Presents put together for Red Bull Sound Select’s 30 Days in LA at Multiply.LA was pretty straight forward: feature three of the most talented young women to emerge from the Chilean synthpop dance music scene; feed […]

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