Synthpop

  • Land: “Again” – a modern-day continuation of a classic sound

    For all their synth-laden electronica and 80’s postpunk flavors, Rimini-based Italian band, Land, is not a retro act. They produce relevant, interesting and innovative records, which is proven on their latest EP release “Again”. Land do not simply write songs, they design music with sound and images in mind....
  • James K Ultra: “New Solution” simmers and soars with precision

    What soon becomes apparent on “New Solution”, the latest solo track by James K Ultra is that he may have found a happy medium between experimentation and pop hooks. The track sounds as quirky and adventurous as you’d expect, building to ear-catching pop crescendos. As a single piece of...
  • ALPHAMAY: “Trans/Fusion” – The connecting of musical minds

    Cris Frickenschmidt and Henning Hammoor of ALPHAMAY are releasing a 12 track collective retrospective of the band’s history. The songs which have been edited and reworked by 12 remixers, were selected from the band’s 5 albums. Involved in the project are The Psychic Force, Schwarzschild, Ampax, Unplaces, Mangiac, Circured,...
  • CEEM: “I Can’t Get Enough” – an intricately constructed electro tapestry

    The Seattle-born and bred artist, CEEM trained in classical piano as a kid, and then went on to pursue a degree in audio engineering later in life. This laid the basis for his musical journey which started in an apartment in Seattle Washington, when he released his debut album...