Tagged: genre: new wave

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Human League, The – Credo

Credo, The Human League’s latest release, is a trip back to the days of cheerful synthpop, keytars and ugly haircuts -– the good old 80s. It is a venture back to their comfort zone, a blast from the past with slight notes of contemporary electronica and an upbeat attitude.

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Strokes, The – Angles

Not only does Angles have the feel of their first album, but it also has the same vibe Julian Casablancas’ solo album featured, as well as new wave synth-pop, and even bossa chords on a couple of songs.

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YAM – Issue 012

Our latest and last issue as a PDF. This marks a new beginning for us, and marks the actual 2-month countdown for the opening of yam-mag.com. In this issue, McNeil from The Dark of the Matinee gives us a look at what was the Toronto Film Festival this year, and gives his thoughts on Let Me In, Black Swan, and Norwegian Wood.

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Brandon Flowers – Flamingo (Deluxe)

Flamingo starts with Welcome to Las Vegas, an ode to Flowers’ hometown and the track that defines the sound of the rest of the album, which sounds like the b-side from The Killers’ Day & Age, but doesn’t have the same variety and energy of it.