Rising Synth-pop Stars Korine Warm the Heart with “Sunshine”

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Philadelphia’s electropop duo Korine is parting the gloom with a shimmering, bright ray of light: Sunshine is out today. A gentle anthem for those who have endured hardship, Korine delivers the goods with authenticity and passion. The initial spark for the song came together last year through a drum loop the band had forgotten about […]

Korine Invokes a Lovelorn Synth-pop Dream with “The Last”

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Many nights I knew your touch, and we feel the sameAll is lost without you, and I conceal the shame Philadelphia synth-pop duo Korine invoke lovelorn synthpop dreams with their brilliant album, The Night We Raise. Their latest single, The Last, is a delicious confection comprised of the sublime and the melancholy, the past and the future. Korine, comprised […]

Post-Punk.com Best of 2020

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Hindsight is 2020, and for many music fans, the eagerness to have this year behind us can’t be overstated. Live music has come to a grinding halt in this bizarre age of quarantine and isolation. As soulful post-punk act Algiers put it, with the title track from their fantastic and prescient third full-length record released […]

Philadelphia Synth-Pop Duo Korine Raise the Night With The Melancholic “Cruel”

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I’M ALIVE IN YOUR TOMB/I’M MAKING YOU SIGH/NOW THE FEELING IS GONE/JUST LIKE VENUS YOU SHINE/I’M ALONE IN THE WOODS WITH THE SPIRIT ENTWINED/AND I COULD BE CRUEL Philadelphia synth-pop duo Korine lurk in the shadows with their brilliant new EP, The Night We Raise. The latest single, Cruel, is a macabre, moody masterpiece evoking the exquisite […]