The closet I’ve got to owning a movie car was driving the Jeep Cherokee XJ.
I got the opportunity to speak with Roman, a developer for Australian indie Games Team Bit Dragon, about the upcoming title, Hyper jam, a Neon-soaked brawler with a top down perspective.
On Saturday, November 18, 2017, two unsigned artists performed to a completely sold out crowd at the Globe Theatre in Downtown Los Angeles.
Mark your calendars folks. Betamaxx and Arcade High will be coming to San Francisco to take over Turbo Drive!!
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.
It was a cool afternoon in Arizona. November 8th 2017, the Loft Cinema on East Speedway was off to a slow start but was expected to be packed with ticket holders for the local film festival.
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.
Berry Gordy's Last Dragon is a 1985 film produced by Berry Gordy of Motown Records, starring Taimak, Vanity, Julius J Carry III, Chris Murney, Keshia Knight Pulliam (small cameo) and Faith Prince.
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.