Tag: Synth Pop

November 13, 2020

Song of the Day: Marc Plainguet - Barbie's Lament

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

October 9, 2020

Song of the Day: Mad at the World - All These Questions

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

May 27, 2020

January 26, 2018

December 25, 2017

The Best of 2017: Noah Hardwick

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

November 12, 2017

October 28, 2017

March 3, 2017

April 30, 2015

Smoke - Plumb

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

INTERVIEW : The Hawk In Paris

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

Kingslynn - Dreamer

Kingslynn released the hauntingly beautiful Dreamer EP on July 1st and also released a music video for the title track. Check out the video, album cover, & stream or download the tracks below. RIYL: Kye Kye, M83, Electric Youth
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August 16, 2012