On the Cusp of a Comeback: A Return for Freestyle Music

Out of the quintessential electronic dance subgenres to emerge from the 1980s, house and techno frequently make it to the top of the list. Then, synthpop and electro, considering their limited staying power, follow. But an oft-forgotten sound that was equally prominent during the time, especially in American urban areas, [...]

By |2020-11-26T12:03:27-05:00March 31, 2014|

Latest Retro Revival: Return to the ‘90s

As much as dance music claims to go forward, trends sporadically look toward the past. In 2008 through 2010, a handful of acts explored ‘80s synthpop sounds, but with a safer, slicker sound that might have been appropriate for Alphaville but too tame for a Depeche Mode album. Out of [...]

By |2020-11-26T12:03:27-05:00March 14, 2014|
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