SYNTH STUFF Category
Posted on March 7, 2023 1 Comment
I can’t recall the last time I heard a new band that literally within the first 15 seconds of listening, they had me. That sort of immediate satisfaction is rare but it’s happened with the group Nuovo Testamento and their new album released on March 3rd, Lovelines. Currently based in Los Angeles but featuring members […]
D E A D S Y.
Posted on January 11, 2023 2 Comments
Of all the bands that I’ve come to love and enjoy, DEADSY are the most endlessly fascinating. The more you dig into this band and explore the music and mythos, the deeper into the abyss you will drift. I could literally write a 10-page midterm paper about Deadsy. There is that much to dissect. For […]
HELL BENT FOR LEATHER TERROR.
Posted on March 30, 2022 2 Comments
If there was ever a time when synthwave music needed a good ol’ fashioned beatdown, it’s right now. Don’t get me wrong, I cherish the dreamy/psyche/neon-swirling sounds that so many have mastered to perfection these days, but sometimes we need a dip in the darkness. It’s a refreshing feeling to wander down the seedy back […]
NEW AGE WOLF.
Posted on December 1, 2021 2 Comments
For centuries, the howl of the wolf has prowled through humanity’s collective subconcious. Mystery, longing, even terror have long been associated with wolves unearthly choruses. Today, however, many people hear a different wolf. Today the vocalizations are often called “wolf music” and are appreciated by those who travel wolf country earnestly seeking the opportunity to […]
THE DREAM IS ALWAYS THE SAME.
Posted on March 24, 2021 4 Comments
Tangerine Dream’s music for Risky Business is still my favorite film score of all time. Every few years it happens. A little time will go by from watching the movie and I end up forgetting how much I love everything about it. Then something jogs my memory and I’m thrust right back into being awestruck […]
Posted on May 28, 2020 3 Comments
As I prepare to enter the following sacred scripture in the TNUC Bible, our world sits in the middle of a global pandemic. So what if I told you that for 1 solid hour, you could strap into an action-packed audio beast-feast that would harness the power of every golden-era action movie hero and blow […]