RE-REVIEW // Lady Gaga – Alejandro

Alejandro, Alejandro. A name that has been permanently ruined for me ever since this song came out. While never receiving the dazzling critical acclaim of ‘Bad Romance’, it nevertheless remains one of her most underrated songs. We’re still doing these, right? Back in 2009, I wasn’t a fan ofREAD MORE

REVIEW // Jens Lekman – Life Will See You Now

The fourth full-length record by Swedish musician Jens Lekman is a pleasantly catchy collection of indie pop, drawing from a diverse range of influences and styles. With the current era of pop music taking on a predominantly electronic texture, it’s always a nice surprise when artists take a decidedlyREAD MORE

REVIEW // Tegan and Sara – Love You to Death

Canadian twins Tegan and Sara have continued their winning foray into the world of pop music, and the final product packs a dazzling, sugary punch. On the surface, it’s hard to say whether much has evolved since 2013’s Heartthrob, which signaled Tegan and Sara’s move towards bubblegum pop. But what Love You to Death does is furtherREAD MORE

REVIEW // Ladyhawke – Dangerous

Ladyhawke, a singer-songwriter from New Zealand who isn’t Lorde, is back with a dark and stylish piece of synthpop. The first single from her third album Wild Things melds ominous basslines with dissonant synth effects, to evoke something that’s as much a throwback to 80s pop as it is to some ofREAD MORE

REVIEW // Pet Shop Boys – Super

It’s a good time to be nostalgic. The pioneering English synthpop duo are back with their thirteenth studio album, and it’s worth saying outright that they haven’t lost a step. Much like their contemporaries with OMD‘s English Electric in 2013, or New Order‘s Music Complete in 2015, the Pet ShopREAD MORE