synth

Featured Artist: Audiobooks

Primal, instinctual and full of zany moments: climb aboard the experimental sonic rollercoaster that is Audiobooks. Their no-holds-barred synth-pop is set to go off, so don't miss their debut album...

30 seconds interview: Team Picture

Meet Team Picture: a six-piece from Leeds whose fuzz-fused pop is the most heavenly we've heard in a while. We pick their brains ahead of the release of their new mini-album, Recital...

Featured artist: PLYA

Just three singles in and with stacks of praise already, PLYA (pronounced 'playa', the Spanish for beach) are going places with their dark and dreamy electronic pop...

Featured artist: Pale Waves

The Manchester quartet have had a whirlwind year, bringing in 10 million streams off the back of three tracks and topping plenty of '2018 tipped' lists for their shimmering pop.

30 seconds interview: Artificial Pleasure

Artificial Pleasure make magically glistening synth-pop that's as slick and well-oiled as their haircuts. Here, we grab 30 seconds with frontman Phil McDonnell to get the lowdown...

Interview: Vince Clarke

Vince Clarke – one of British synth-pop’s founding fathers – chats to Anita Awbi about circuit boards, collaborations and his rigorous creativity...

Playlist: L/F/D/M

Loves Flaccid Disco Muscle (L/F/D/M) is the moniker of errant London noisenik Richard Smith. To celebrate his new release of anarchic electronics, he talks us through his top tracks...

SXSW interview: NZCA/LINES

NZCA/LINES is Londoner Michael Lovett who, thanks to British Music Abroad, will be joining 20 other UK acts at this year's South by South West to show the Americans how it's done. We chatted to him before take-off to find out what he's looking forward to most about Texas...

Anison: Fluidity

Anison are a Kingston-based quartet whose shimmering synth-guitar rock has already enjoyed slots on Radio 1 and the XFM playlist. Last week they popped in to M towers to treat us to an exclusive stripped-back performance of their new single Fluidity. Watch it here.