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essential synth-pop tracks

A History of Synth-Pop in 50 Essential Tracks

A 50-song history lesson from analog to digital.

Chromatics sound of silence EP stream

Hear the new Chromatics EP, The Sound of Silence

New EP features three covers and an original.

The Top 50 Albums of 2019

The best albums of the year.

The Top 100 Songs of 2019

Our favorite songs of 2019

Chromatics Closer to Grey review

Chromatics : Closer to Grey

The Portland synth-pop act’s surprise album isn’t the one you’ve been expecting, but that’s probably a good thing.

chromatics new album closer to grey

Chromatics announce new album, Closer to Grey

First new album since Kill for Love finally arrives.

Essential Portland albums

10 Essential Portland Albums

Rose City’s finest records—10 of them, anyway.

Chromatics Dear Tommy singles

Chromatics’ ‘Dear Tommy’: Every single so far

Every song we’ve heard that could make the final cut for the band’s new album.

Chromatics Blue Girl video

Chromatics share dreamy disco track, “Blue Girl”

Hear another new track from their upcoming Dear Tommy.

Chromatics Camera vinyl EP

Chromatics release new vinyl EP, Camera

Another new release before Dear Tommy eventually drops.

Johnny Jewel new album Themes for Television

Johnny Jewel releases new album Themes for Television

Includes music written for and inspired by Twin Peaks.

Chromatics new single Black Walls

Chromatics share new video for “Black Walls”

Hear the latest single from the rescheduled Dear Tommy.

Beastie Boys bands that changed their sound

10 Bands That Changed Their Sound

A selection of artists who reinvented themselves in bold ways.

10 Albums That Open With A Cover

10 Albums where someone else gets the first word.

Chromatics shadow video

Watch Chromatics’ “Shadow” video, shot inside the Twin Peaks Red Room

New version of the track following its original 2015 release.

chromatics new album

All copies of Chromatics’ Dear Tommy have apparently been destroyed, new album coming soon

New version of the album on the way, same tracklist but “better.”

Chromatics Johnny Jewel instrumental EPs

Chromatics’ Johnny Jewel shares two new instrumental EPs

Hear two short, moody electronic sets.

Chromatics Dear Tommy video

Chromatics share bloody video for “Dear Tommy”

Chromatics still haven’t released their follow-up to 2012’s Kill for Love. Initially, the album was…