Whereas some artists keep the label at an arms distance, Futurecop! stands tall and proud in its indulgence in all things “retro”. Hailing from the UK, the duo is currently celebrating its tenth anniversary as a band, a ten year run still spearheaded by the
Ten years into his creative endeavor as Com Truise, the New York-based artist is preparing to release his third full-length album, a closing chapter in the artists’ narrative arc influenced by his recent move to California.
“Planet Earth, 1980s C.E., a miraculous tune swallowed every other sound on earth, transcending time from East to West. It was the sound of the Japanese idol. The essence of the idol sound long thought extinct has achieved its own evolution within the legendary satellite,
Since having proven their potential and durability, the question amongst North American Synthwave fans has not so much been whether or not the French figureheads would someday reach the US venues, but rather WHEN that time would come.
Dark, heavy and epic are the first three words that come to mind when one first experi-ences the music of darkwave project Technophobia.
You’ve worked professionally in sound design and music for a long time, when did you realize you wanted produce music?
I started out playing bass in a rock band when I was a kid. And I have always been playing in bands.
In 2006/2007 I started composing
Steering clear from some of the obvious clichés that would turn the project into a mere parody or pale imitation, MaVS’s score constitutes the real backbone to the films action and atmosphere all the while delivering a terrific standalone release expanding upon the films’ universe.
The Rise of the Synths is a documentary about the synthwave genre, community, and aesthetic. You can watch the trailer and contribute to the Kickstarter here. The entire project looks incredible, with so many talented and important people from within the scene attached to it, and I
Returning to the forefront of the retro music scene, Arcade High have just released their third and latest full-length effort, titled Kingdom
Scott Gairdner is a comedy writer, director, and sometimes performer from Woodland Hills, CA. He's the creator and executive producer of Moonbeam City.
After a few months of listening to his soundcloud and bandcamp pages, I finally found the time to get in touch with JK/47 for a short interview. He talks about the story behind his album Cyberpunk, the difficulties of making an album in Afghanistan and the dark