Frecvens: An inside look at this remarkable synthpop duo

Frecvens is an Oslo-based duo that has crafted one of the freshest sounds in the world of modern synthpop. Its atmospheric style is both highly engaging and quite unique. I recently had an opportunity to talk to the guys to learn more about their musical roots and influences, and what’s next for this rising star of the independent synthpop scene.

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Modern Synthpop’s top 10 new releases of 2017

Welcome to my annual list of the best Modern Synthpop Releases of 2017. Like last year’s list, this one combines some outstanding music by “classic” artists like OMD, Gary Newman and T.O.Y. with many new or fairly young modern acts. That’s what makes synthpop so incredibly vibrant and endlessly fascinating to follow.

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The sexiest modern synthpop songs – part 1

What songs do you listen to to get yourself in the mood for making love? Synthpop probably isn’t the first genre of music that comes to mind. But it actually DOES contain numerous sensual, steamy songs that can help you get your mojo going. Here are 12 titillating tunes that are sure to turn you on.

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Musical chameleon Kasson Crooker unveils his latest synthpop project: ELYXR

From early Freezepop to Symbion Project, Larkspur and his latest project, ELYXR, Kasson Crooker is a tireless musical chameleon, exploring the limits of electronic instruments and composition. I recently had an opportunity to interview him about several new songs he has written for ELYXR. Our talk also turned to his highly creative songwriting process, his early days with Freezepop and what’s next.

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