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Years & Years win the BBC ‘Sound of 2015′ poll

The results are in, and Years and Years – charming purveyors of soulful synth-pop from London – have landed at the top of the BBC’s annual ‘sound poll’…

If you’ve never crossed paths with the poll before, each year, a group of music industry experts collectively piece together the BBC’s …



EP Review: Tree – Demons

Demons – the debut EP from Santa Cruz’s Oliver Nickell under the Tree moniker – is a curious case. In fact, it’s a case of angst-ridden electro-pop that has more neurotic upnotes than the most shoegaze of ballads. First track ‘Demons’, featuring Beat Culture and Lene Kuhn, sounds complete in …



I Am A Camera release brand new video for The Legendary Children

With influences as diverse as Deee-lite and Roy Lichtenstein, electro-pop duo I Am A Camera have given us their latest offering.

Describing their new single as “a hymn to everyone out there doing it for themselves”, I Am Camera release The Legendary Children after the success of both Factory


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News: Fenech-Soler UK tour

To accompany the release of sophomore album Rituals, due for release this September, Fenech-Soler have confirmed a major UK and Ireland tour for November. Following the success of their self-titled debut in 2010, which earned them Q and XFM award nominations for ‘The Next Big Thing’ and ‘Best British Debut …



New Track: Chad Valley’s Remix of “Warrior” by Queen of Hearts

Queen of Hearts has been a huge blip on Planet Notion’s electro-pop radar for a while now.  Her latest track “Warrior” lives up to what we’ve loved about her so far: infectiously catchy beats and great lyrics + melody.

Now we have a really solid remix by Chad Valley, …



Introducing: Pyyramids

Definitely one of modern music’s best odd couples, Pyyramids – comprised of OK Go bassist Tim Nordwind and former He Say She Say girl Drea Smith – craft tumultuous, expansive electro-pop that explodes into huge walls of sounds, taking frequently unexpected u-turns en route. Suffice to say, their music is …


Krazy Baldhead

Album Review: Krazy Baldhead -The Noise In The Sky

Who would’ve thought mixing electropop, 70’s jazz and Motown funk would have produced the likes of a finger tapping, body jolting groove. Following Krazy Baldhead’s momentously acclaimed ‘The B Suite’ released in 2009, his most recent anticipated EP, ‘The Noise in the Sky’, lends a new and softer touch to …



More good fortune, less of the bad weather please

Exclusive to Planet Notion and proudly introducing a shiny new track, video and artist, here comes Lettie with the super-sweet, catchy-beat ‘Sanctuary.’ An ultraviolet electronic pop charisma, with a high-pitched melodic lyrical showcase, Sanctuary and Lettie can be accurately described as a Bjork, Blondie, Ladyhawke love child. Wears The Trousers …



EP Review: Kele – ‘The Hunter’

With Bloc Party on hiatus, frontman Kele Okereke has been free to craft blissfully infectious dance-floor-friendly electro anthems for his new EP and hip-bloody-hurrah for that. Nanoseconds after inserting ‘The Hunter’ into your stereo, you’re lunged into a bombastic medley of synth-drenched electro-pop. Enlisting a notable line-up of guest collaborators …


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Junior Boys Hit The UK and Europe!

Back in June we brought you Junior Boys as our BOTW and couldn’t stop ourselves singing praises for their master of electro-pop. We gave their latest album, It’s All True, glowing remarks, because, well, it’s irresistible! In fact, it’s barely left the stereo since it’s June release. And the …