synth pop

Featured artist: Fickle Friends

Brighton quintet Fickle Friends deal in spingle-spangle eighties pop euphoria. Now with all their ducks in a row and a big-name producer in tow, expect synth heaven from their debut LP...

In session: NZCA Lines

NZCA Lines is London synth-pop auteur Michael Lovett - purveyor of Two Hearts, one of the year's biggest ear worms so far. Watch him live at the PRS for Music Foundation Momentum Showcase...

30 seconds interview: onDeadWaves

If you were into the spannered shoegaze of Maps and the noir-pop of Polly Scattergood, then you'll love their meeting of musical minds on new Mute Records project onDeadWaves...

30 seconds interview: Bloodflower

Bloodflower are Jonnie Owen and Tom Manning, a Welsh duo whose euphoric electronics and grandiose lyricism recall the mid-eighties synth heyday. Don't miss them at Swn Festival!

30 seconds interview: Invader Girl

Camilla Roholm’s Invader Girl persona is every bit as fantastical as her wonky pop recordings. We spend some time with the pop princess to learn about her influences, her dream collaborations and why she's scared of Prince...

In session: Girl Friend

Manchester quartet Girl Friend tread a fine line between all-out disco party and classic indie-pop, with a sound that sits somewhere in between Orange Juice and Human League.

Playlist: Invader Girl

Invader Girl is a self-confessed unicorn fanatic who creates sugar rush pop with a spiky electronic edge. Here, she reveals the songs that have shaped her sound. Expect some classics from Patti Smith, Hole, Madonna and more...

30 seconds interview: Avec Sans

London-based Avec Sans are a lean synth-pop machine that have been consistently pumping out space-age aural confections since 2013. We catch up with them to learn what makes them tick and discover their musical heroes...

Featured artist: Solomon Grey

Solomon Grey are Tom Kingston and Joe Wilson - at heart, a pair of contemporary classical composers using computer programming, synths and syncopated rhythms to craft their 21st century soundtracks.

In session: Mina Tindle

Mina Tindle, aka Paulina de Lassus, is a French chanteuse capable of breaking British hearts from all the way across the channel in her native Paris. Find out more about her fanciful new-wave pop...