SYNTH STUFF Category

AWAKENING.

We live in a time where the “synthwave” genre is without question over-saturated. It seems as though anyone with a laptop and photoshopped palm tree/neon glow logo is posting their version of something somebody already did better. It’s rare when a song comes along and really surprises us or makes you genuinely feel something, like so frequently during those […]

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WARNING.

German Death Disco from 1982. That’s the topic of today’s discussion, courtesy of the brave souls over at Dangerous Minds. Long before your favorite darkwave artists like Perturbator, Umberto and SURVIVE even knew what a synthesizer was, there were a couple weirdos in Germany creating a devastating blend of robotic horror music a thousand times more scarier. May […]

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DRAGO’S POWER HOUR MIXTAPE.

There were flashing lights, pulsating music and an iridescent red glow all over the room – if you guessed Saturday night at Tech Noir, good guess…but wrong.  I was inside the training facility for the Siberian Bullet himself, IVAN DRAGO. For a brief period in the eighties, your Uncle TNUC was working deep cover for […]

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STEVE MOORE – THE MIND’S EYE.

More people need to be talking about 2015’s The Mind’s Eye.  When I first learned that Zombi’s Steve Moore was brewing up a hot bubbly score to an upcoming science fiction horror film that revolved around a telekinetic revenge story, my body reacted with feverish excitement. Being a long time fan of Moore’s work in Zombi, his […]

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MAKES ME THINK OF YOU.

Most of us have had that experience of hearing some sort of music for the first time and getting an immediate, surging cosmic feeling from it. It’s a heavy wave that washes over you out of nowhere. Just a few minutes earlier you didn’t feel like this, but now something from these new melodies has tapped into your senses, […]

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