Synthpop

  • dezabel – “With You” – an undeniable bounce and groove!

    On his latest single, “With You”, which drops officially on the 1st of July, Zurich based musician and producer, dezabel has delivered a complex, deeply satisfying track, which offers a sophisticated new blueprint for crossover pop and dance music It is a million miles better than most of the...
  • Foreign Republic – “Thunderstorms and Rainy Days” – poised on the edge of something quite special!

    Thunderstorms and Rainy Days’ masterful synth-pop has Foreign Republic poised on the edge of something quite special. While Matthew Smith aka Foreign Republic’s sound may not be too dissimilar to what has come before, his words carry more weight, the production is clearer, the basslines punchier and the melodies...
  • Apex Zenith – “Pinnacle” is a must-listen synthwave album!

    Juan “Punchy” Gonzalez created Apex Zenith as part of his journey of songwriting and producing music that he personally wants to hear. One of the founding members of Industrial music semi-icons, Diet of Worms, and the creator of synth-pop legend, The Synth Lord, Gonzalez wanted to take his music...
  • 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...