A lunar synth. A computer game synth. A newly circuited synth.
In December look out for an EP compilation including Nina, Vincenzo Salvia, Dana Jean Phoenix and Espen Kraft, on a lovely 45 rpm vinyl via Night Drive Records. Watch the video below for more info.
It was mid afternoon in Tucson, AZ when I spotted a post on Instagram about the new video from Philly shoegaze outfit DEATH OF LOVERS.
VHS – Press – Click - Play ; A Vangelis synth searing through the tape-distorted haze, arching its way all the way across the song, tearing a whole in the screen.
Entering with a Stranger Things-esque arp that pulses underneath the rising juno bass stabs, an atmospheric and light beginning is soon betrayed by the darker undertones lurking beneath.
Bubbling under the surface of the fairly generic Hollywood-comic-book-action soundtrack there is another soundtrack at work. A score full of dreamy arps, retro synth basses, sparkling keys and gauzy pads. An 80s-sci-fi inspired spin on the synthwave aesthetic.
Pheonix based Robots with Rayguns, aka Lucas Patrick Smith, is back in action with his fifth fantastic studio album - the slick and sultry “Slow Jams.”
Darksynth for society's nervous breakdown.
Scandroid - MonochromeDetroit based Scandroid is back with his much anticipated sophomore album, “Monochrome.” This album follows close (less than a year) on the heels of his lauded breakout self-titled album, “Scandroid.”
October 6th, 2017
Undervatten – Politics
Politics by Undervatten is OUT NOW! Download and/ or Stream it today!
Shimmering melodies and soaring synth leads dance across gritty song foundations on Undervatten’s debut EP, Politics. The complex and multifaceted sound of this six-song recording offers a rewarding listening experience that
The Los Angeles based Synth sensation The Midnight is back with a stunning new EP, “Nocturnal.”
Michael Oakley is turning heads with his debut EP “California.” Oakley is a Glasgow born, recent Canadian transplant known for his melancholic synth-pop and a heady mix of 80’s power-ballad vocals.