Alex and Tokyo Rose – Akuma II
The darksynth super duo Alex and Tokyo Rose are back with the long awaited “Akuma II,” the sequel to the deliciously devilish “Akuma” released in 2017. Instead of simply trying to spit out similar sounding darksynth, Alex and Tokyo Rose have created an entirely new sinister
Instead of simply trying to spit out similar sounding darksynth, Alex and Tokyo Rose have created an entirely new sinister soundboard for “Akuma II.” Breaking from their more traditional retro synth roots, this album feels more cemented in the early french house that synthwave evolved from.
“Akuma II” is imbued with those textures of the supremely danceable darker synth and house idols like Danger and Justice, replete with iconic french house bass stabs. The titans Power Glove and F.O.O.L. are also featured on two amazing tracks – fully cementing the potential of this album.
“Akuma II” is a frenetically powerful release, and a nostalgia bomb for anyone who was a fan of French synth around 2007 and 2008.