Well it’s a term as good as any. I love the new wave of electro synth pop which is buzzing out of every corner of the world right now. The emergence of the scene in the UK has been dominated by the likes of  MGMT, Aussie band Empire of the Sun, new guys Passion Pit, and preceding all of these The Avalanches back in the nineties. Now, mystery-clad US duo Neon Indian look set to fill our heads with yet more synthesized seduction.

Here’s their latest track named Deadbeat Summer:

The level of videos in modern music is beginning to regain it’s creativity with this new wave too. Helped along by a resurgence in MTV in the form of youtube, artists are lending their hands to some fabulous videos. A recent addition to iTunes for me, Everything Everything have in my opinion the coolest video of the year so far with Photoshop Handsome.:

And finally my runner up in the best video and song stakes comes courtesy of other hot newcomers Passion Pit, with their wonderfully seductive Valentine’s day present Sleepyhead: