Tag: Synth Pop
November 13, 2020
I’m not sure how most IVM readers feel about new wave and synth-driven music. It’s extremely nostalgic for me, having grown up in the 80s. The 1980s also comprised the decade where contemporary Christian music came into its own as a marketable industry. While you could argue the merits of that, or against them, it’s a simple fact.… Continued →
November 1, 2020
Not like they ever disappeared but new music on The Echoing Green front has been sort of quiet for past couple years. The Echoing Green emerged from the silence to drop a collection of of songs from 2002 to 2018 called “Violent Whispers: Songs & Stories From The Echoing Green”. This collection of songs is available right here on Vinyl (Limited to 500 copies).… Continued →
October 9, 2020
Mad at the World went through at least three distinct phases throughout their history, which impressively spans across 4 decades: synth-pop/new wave, hard alternative rock/metal, and retro rock/alternative. We’ve already featured a song from their synth-pop era, and here’s one from their hard alternative phase, but one that interestingly enough hints at their retro phase that would be unleashed in 2 more albums’ time.… Continued →
June 5, 2020
Mad at the World has had a very interesting and diverse career as a band. They started out doing somewhat dark synth-pop on their self-titled debut (in the vein of Depeche Mode, New Order, Clan of Xymox), then added guitars to their new wave sound for Flowers in the Rain.… Continued →
May 27, 2020
The artist “Teddy at Night” which is actually Teddy Boldt former drummer of bands like Wavorly, Family Force 5, and For King & Country, has dropped 3 new songs in 2020 and they are a beautiful representation of a talented solo artist trying to convey inner emotion. This synth driven, newwave like 80’s revival project is actually really good.… Continued →
January 26, 2018
Eleventyseven in all their synth-pop glory have released a new music video for the track “Inside Out” which you can view below. The new album “Rad Science” is now available wherever you purchase fine music. … Continued →
December 25, 2017
1. Colony House “Only The Lonely” Only The Lonely really struck a cord with my personally. Every song on this album revolves around our need for each other–a message I sorely need to hear. Thankfully, this record rocks and got spun a lot in 2017. 2. Knox Hamilton “The Heights” Named after a neighborhood in Little Rock, Arkansas, The Heights is most most played album of 2017.… Continued →
November 30, 2017
I love “best of” lists. But I hate waiting until the end of the year for them. Hence my new monthly feature “What Did You Listen To?” Leave a comment and let me know what you listened to this month. Here are few of my favorite releases from November 2017: Kingslynn – Into the White LightWhat Did You Listen to?… Continued →
November 12, 2017
Eleventyseven create a near flawless set of songs as found on their new record "Rad Science". Read our review of this new album. Does it deserve the perfect score it has been given?
October 28, 2017
Check out this candy coated ear drum teasing new synth-pop-punk single from those crazy dancing unicorns in disguise, Eleventyseven. The band’s new album “Rad Science” officially releases 11-7-17. More news and witty adjectives to describe my complete and utter infatuation with the music of Eleventyseven, to follow upon careful inspection of “Rad Science” myself.… Continued →
March 3, 2017
Introducing our readers to the indie-pop stylings of Nashville, TN. based indie-pop side project called Phangs. Phangs is the side project of Jake Germany who is also in the band Cardboard Kids and an artist we’ve followed here on IVM for years. Check out the recent song “Cul De Sac” below.… Continued →
April 30, 2015
Alt pop artist Plumb has released a lyric video for her song "Smoke". The song is featured among 6 others that you can download instantly when you pre-order Exhale on iTunes. The album will be available in full on May 4th.
March 4, 2015
An interview with The Hawk In Paris' Dan Haseltine and Ian Zandi. Topics include their new single "Frozen Heart", finding inspiration, and why the band won't tour.
July 7, 2014
August 16, 2012
Here's the review of Benjamin Dunn and the Animal Orchestra's C.S. Lewis inspired album, Fable.