Tag: Synth Pop

June 18, 2021

New Ronnie Martin (Joy Electric, Brothers Martin, Dance House Children, Morella's Forest 1988) Single on the Radar

Not much is known at this very moment but yes, it appears a new Ronnie Martin (Joy Electric) “single” is coming soon from the folks at Velvet Blue Music. The title is “From The Womb of the Morning The Dew Of Your Youth Will Be Yours”. This single doesn’t have a release date just yet but with all things Jeff Cloud of VBM, it’s probably pretty soon.… Continued →

June 17, 2021

Winona Ave to Drop 12 Song Debut Full Length

Winona Ave which is a new group featuring former members of Blank Pages, will drop their 12 song debut full length on June 25th. If you’ve heard any of the previous singles released over the past year then you are in for quite a ride. This is a lively collection of songs with singular focus of offering hope despite whatever circumstance you are in or curveball life throws at you.… Continued →

May 14, 2021

Song of the Day: Code of Ethics - Hold Me

Code of Ethics hit on the Christian music scene in 1991 with their brilliant debut Visual Paradox for R.E.X. Music (later re-issued on Forefront), having already released an independent cassette demo a year prior. The album was a synth-pop triumph, taking the best of techno-pop and alternative dance and fusing them into a singular whole that was as danceable as Information Society, but as catchy as Pet Shop Boys or Erasure.… Continued →

April 12, 2021

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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

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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

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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 Continued →

August 16, 2012