By now you should all know I’m a sucker for cover songs. I can’t get enough of them!!! Unfortunately they’re mostly crap and you end up having to weed through dozens of generic ripoffs to find one amazing cover…but every once in awhile you find something rare…a cover that can stand shoulder to shoulder with […]Read More New Music: Gregorio Franco / Escape from New York (Main Theme)
I knew that Skeleton Beach and Jonwayne Spacey were working on a collaboration, but logging into social media yesterday and seeing the first single was out came as a very pleasant surprise! Allergic to Youth is a slow burn with an almost delicate lilt to it, like a recently unearthed slice of sadness from the […]Read More New Music: Skeleton Spacey / Allergic to Youth
Neon Insect announces new record “Glitches”, the second album within a year after his previous release of the original soundtrack for “Abatron”. For his newest record Neon Insect joined forces with several guest artists. The most prominent name amongst them is none other than dark electro pioneer Claus Larsen, aka Leaether Strip. With “Glitches” […]Read More New Music: Neon Insect / Glitches
Alright everybody! Ezno Van Baelen, co-founder of TimeSlave Recordings, is back for his third edition of The Echo Chamber! Enjoy!!! It’s been a long time, as Rakim once said. Mainly, I’ve been up to my eyeballs in record mailers trying to get vinyl to the people. (I know, tough gig!) What hasn’t stopped is the […]Read More The Echo Chamber Part III
It’s always a big deal when TimeSlave Recordings co-founder Enzo Van Baelen has new music. In 2017 he dropped a ton of amazing singles, including Fireball, which was nominated for a Synthy Award for Single of the Year! Finally, after a year of teasing us with singles, Enzo is delivering his first full length record! […]Read More Synthwave Sunday: Enzo Van Baelen Interview + Antwerp!
It seems that 2018 is going to be a huge year of new artists and new releases, including the extremely well rounded offering from electronic-rock maestro Darko Richards. I sat down and got down and dirty about his debut album “Point of Departure“. Here’s what he had to say. My first impressions are a strong […]Read More New Music: Darko Richards / Point of Departure
The question I get more than anything else regarding Echosynthetic is, “What is synthwave?” It’s an easy question without a clear cut answer. Synthwave is a lot of different things, and honestly, you might get a different person depending on who you ask. For me it’s modern synth based music that is inspired by nostalgia, […]Read More Track of the Week: Chicago / We Can Stop The Hurtin’ (1984)