Sounds Of The Universe Listening Party

Passing along this message to all you Boston-based Muusers out there, In case you've not yet heard, Depeche Mode is releasing their latest album, Sounds of the Universe on April 21. To help ring in the celebration, Capitol Records is holding an exclusive listening session at Paradise Lounge later…


Depeche Mode: Not Quite Right.

Here we have the forefathers of all things electronica and New Wave, Depeche Mode, performing their newest single, "Wrong" at the 2009 Echo Awards. It's all a bit embarrassing, isn't it? I suppose "Wrong" works as a proper buzz single (in that it's a minimal builder of a number), but something…


MuuBits

It's a miserable Sunday, so let's cheer ourselves up with a lap or two around the blogosphere, shall we? As usual, D-Luv's got the low down on the charts game across the pond. More specifically, he's discovered that Robyn is still putting out old music, Girls Aloud is preparing an epic second…


One Scoop Retro...Two Scoops Now.

Hold on to your hard hats, everyone--it's time to take a brief sweep through Pitchfork territory. Go ahead and gather up the 1980's (sans the Speak-N-Spell), dark pop, sprinkles (shots, if you will) of indie-electro shivers, Anthony Gonzales, and a few good producers including Ken Thomas, Ewan…


Ghost In The Machine

In a word, haunting. Instilling unconventional vocals along with distorted '80's power synth sounds, Zeigeist just may be the new "it" group to lead their proudly pop-happy country to the top of the pop charts yet again. Chock full of unforgettable riffs and crisp electro noises from the…


Fall In Love

Australian-based group, The Presets, first burst onto the scene back in 2005 with their incredible debut album, Beams, a varied mix of cold vocals and skittish, grinding beats that garnered plenty of critical success. Well now they're back, and dare I say...better than ever. At least, that's what…