I had the opportunity to ask Lazerpunk a few questions recently, and the Hungarian retrowave artist had plenty to say!
Q: I have heard your musical style described as "80s synthwave with a touch of industrial." Tell me about your style in your own words, and
To cap off a great year for retrowave music, I’ve compiled a
list of ten amazing newcomers to the scene from 2014. While the artists near
the top of this list are personal favorites, and some are more popular than
others, this list isn’t meant to stratify them.
I recently had a chance to ask a few questions of Jesse Bishop, aka "Street Cleaner." The synthwave vigilante had some definitive, interesting answers for me.
Listen to and buy Street Cleaner's tunes!
Q:Tell me about your style in your own words, and about what music influences
On January 23rd, 1984, Hulk Hogan pinned the Iron
Sheik to win the WWF (know called WWE) World Championship. This began a
phenomenon lovingly referred to as “Hulkamania.” It also set off one of the
more interesting periods in professional wrestling, and in pop music, which
came to be
Ready to clean up the city.
Relatively new to the scene, Street Cleaner is a dynamic and
bold act from San Diego whose real name is Jesse Bishop. His newest full length
album is "Payback," and is as gritty as he is.
Listen to "Payback" on Soundcloud
Fresh and strong,
Released internationally by Namco in November 1988, the arcade cult classic got attention (both positive and negative, though some say there is no bad press) for its over-the top themes of horror and gore.
I know Halloween’s come and gone, but the horror continues!
Once we started doing game reviews, Splatterhouse stood out in my sick little
mind as one that needed to grace this website’s pages. Released internationally
by Namco in November 1988, the arcade cult classic got attention (both positive
Use the soundcloud playlist in this Italian Vice article to listen!
Void Vision, I will admit, is somewhat of an enigma. I have
been able to find out very little about the project, except that it is one girl
and some synths. Apparently a few singles have been
Obviously, people age. That’s only science and nature,
right? It’s also known that some people age gracefully, and some people don’t.
On another side of it, some people are destined for longer careers than others.
Some people manage to adapt to the times, and some fade (though never
Starcadian’s new album, “Saturdaze,” is an homage to Saturday morning TV, but that’s just where this collection of music begins.
Listen and download here!
Starcadian’s new album, “Saturdaze,” is an homage to
Saturday morning TV, but that’s just where this collection of music begins.
This album’s intensity is not to be trifled with! The beats kick and run free;
these are all songs you could tear up a dance