Nov 23, 2020
Pitchfork Review: 100 Gecs and the Mystery of Hyperpop
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This week we’re lending our feed to our friends at The Pitchfork Review podcast. On this episode, Pitchfork Editor Puja Patel interviews Laura Les and Dylan Brady of 100 gecs, a band that’s polarized pop audiences with their genre-mashing, glitched-out, Auto-Tune-infused style. The three also discuss the musical conundrum hyperpop, a recent term devised to describe other up and coming artists that are pushing the boundaries of pop music. But is it a new genre or just a Spotify playlist? Is it an internet subculture or a meaningless buzzword? And who gets to decide what hyperpop is, streaming sites or a select group of artists?

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