Electro Pop

MMM Top Ten: Our 10 Most Anticipated Albums of 2021

Our 10 Most Anticipated Albums of 2021 #10. Migos – ‘Culture 3’ (TBA) Photo Credit: Prince Williams/WireImage Just a couple of years ago Migos sat atop the hip-hop throne, but over the last year, my favorite current rap group has not released a great deal of music for various reasons. The trio has been teasing… Read more

Rina Sawayama – ‘SAWAYAMA’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Hendrik Schneider Painstakingly crafted among a tightly knit group of friends and collaborators, the year’s best pop album came not from an industry byproduct but a self-starter who’s among the hardest-working young stars in the game. SAWAYAMA is the debut LP from London-based Rina Sawayama, and it’s acid-dipped, Y2K-fixated, capital-P Pop of the… Read more

RAYE: Electro Pop and R&B Reinvented

Photo Credit: Dan Medhurst Raye has worked with artists such as Nas, Avelino, and Charli XCX. She is setting the stage for a long-term musical career with a growing list of hit songs that she has worked on by her writing credits and vocal chops. Rachel Agatha Keen was born on October 24, 1997, in… Read more

PVRIS – ‘Use Me’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Lindsey Byrnes PVRIS (pronounced just like the capital of France) has returned with Use Me, their third LP,  featuring more direct input by lead singer Lynn Gunn. The Lancaster, MA, band, formerly known as Operation Guillotine, sharpens their knife with this newest collection of songs that hits harder, bangs louder, and hurts deeper… Read more

Lady Gaga – ‘Chromatica’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Interscope Records It was in February of this year that Lady Gaga declared, “earth is canceled,” and it’s obvious that earth heard her. Chromatica is Gaga’s sixth album, her about-face back into the slippery and bombastic realm of Stefani Germanotta, the pop star, and her official departure to another planet. This record finds… Read more

Troye Sivan – ‘In a Dream’ EP Review

Photo Credit: Tim Ashton Troye Sivan is the name that is now unanimous with queer artists on the rise, but not limited to the former statement. He is creating buzz with good reason to back it up. With a humble and enigmatic image, the singer creates an aura that would seldom attract attention. He is… Read more

Lights: Making Waves in Electro-Pop

Photo Credit: Matt Barnes Valerie Anne Poxleitne, known by her stage name Lights, was born on April 11, 1987 in Timmins, Ontario. Growing up her family moved to different countries across the globe. Valerie learned how to play the guitar from her dad. In high school, Valerie joined the metal band Shovel Face. As she… Read more

Joan: ’80s & ’90s Alt-Pop Nostalgia

Photo Credit: Connor North Goad Joan is an indie pop band made up of two members, Alan Thomas and Steven Rutherford. Alan plays the guitar, keys, and sings while Steven plays the drums and sings. Both members are from Little Rock, Arkansas. They came together shortly after Steven graduated from college. Both of the guys… Read more

Becky Hill: UK’s Popstar Powerhouse

Photo Credit: Facebook @Beckyhillofficial Rebecca Claire Hill was born on February 14, 1994, in the small town of Dudley, England. She started making music when she was 14-years-old. Becky joined a band called Shaking Trees and they were noticed by BBC Music Introducing as a band to “watch out for.” Rebecca gained fame after she… Read more