Dramatic synth-pop from a 6'2" Scandinavian songstress. Where do I sign up?
New contributor Elliot on one of our finest pop-stars-in-waiting, it's the very lovely Tanya Lacey.
A magnificent entry in our occasional 'Crying at the Discoteque' series, Niki & The Dove's "DJ, Ease My Mind" demonstrates why Scandinavians do pop better than just about anyone.
Behold! Into the Popvoid's Single of the Year for 2015: the very wonderful St. Lucia and the amazing "Dancing on Glass".
Everyone likes Carly Rae Jepsen, but apparently only for one single per album. Luke explains why that's a terrible mistake.
U OK HUN? Is the pop star Christmas album really a cry for help?
Joe Rivers on Sky Ferreira, Miley culture and one of the best singles of the decade so far.
In which we imagine a PWL theme park, complete with a rampaging gene-spliced Sinitta.
A (chart) countdown conundrum for the ages: why isn't Solange a superstar?
Pop abhors a vacuum, so it's a brave person who takes five years to follow up their debut album. Stewart on the bulletproof (but not time-proof) La Roux.
Luke wonders why Vince Kidd remains "a curiosity on the fringes of pop".
Derek makes the (upper) case for BANKS: purveyor of intense dark pop.
From the file marked "Why Isn't This Person a Huge Star Yet?", it's the quite brilliant Florrie.
The success and ubiquity of some bands is a little perplexing, and Scottish synth pop specialists CHVRCHΞS are a great example. To date they’ve had one ‘hit’ (The Mother We Share, no.38) […]
Surrender to the sound.
Derek on Deptford Goth's gorgeous "Feel Real", and the social anxieties involved when you find yourself standing next to a pop personage.
Another in our occasional "let's restart Emma Bunton's pop career" posts, this time courtesy of a très bon Vanessa Paradis number.
Six months in and it has become fairly clear that here at Into the Popvoid we don’t seem to spend a lot of time talking about boys. Or male pop […]
I’m well aware of how completely out of touch I am with the modern way of marketing pop music. As we’ve discussed before with Brandon Flowers and Frida Sundemo, the […]