NROTW: ODESZA, ‘In Return (Deluxe Edition)’

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If you haven’t yet heard of ODESZA, it’s starting to become a “Where have you been?” situation. Their ridiculously large core of fans (for their relative newness) results in sold-out venues and multiple shows in cities across the world. The duo’s wide appeal comes from their particularly original brand of downtempo electronica that is almost more alluring to those who …

NROTW: NERO, ‘Between II Worlds’

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NERO is an electronic music trio that seems to have come along at just the right time: in 2011 the popularity of dubstep acts like Skrillex was growing, and new varieties of electronica were gaining momentum. It was then that NERO released their debut full-length album Welcome Reality, which garnered huge success with a hybrid electro-house/dubstep/electro-rock sound and the vocals …

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NROTW: Urban Cone, ‘Polaroid Memories’

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With their young voices and young hearts, Urban Cone has officially been imported from Sweden with an electro-pop sound not unlike Passion Pit. They’ve gained popularity playing festivals (primarily in Sweden), but started branching out with shows last year in the US. This summer, they’re on the tour trail again throughout Sweden but with a solid rise in the States …

NROTW: Madeon, ‘Adventure’

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Hopefully you’re ready to feel like you haven’t done anything with your life, because this artist still can’t legally drink alcohol in the United States, rocking out and rolling in at the age of 20. Madeon’s debut full-length album Adventure came out two weeks ago, although he released The City EP back in 2012 (you might recognize the title track …