Majeure is the first focus artist in a series of articles that will be covering each of the Echosynthetic Fest acts. If you’re on the fence about coming I’m hoping that these write-ups will better inform you of who is playing at the show and why you should come out and see them. Like any festival, you’ve got a set of number of artists (in this case it is 10), and you don’t always know much about every band you’re going to see. What better way to kick off the week of Echosynthetic Fest artists focus posts than with the headliner!
Majeure is the Pittsburgh based progressive and experimental synth project of A.E. Paterra, who is also one half of the much loved duo of Zombi (along with Steve Moore), and Contact (with composer Paul Lawler). His rich soundscapes have earned positive press at Pitchfork and have seen the prolific artist playing on stages around the globe. Hearing what he can do in the studio is one thing, but experiencing Majeure live takes things to completely different level.
The $15.00 ticket cost would be worth it even if Majeure were the only act on the bill. As it is, you get to see Shredder 1984 from France, Vampire Step-Dad from Atlanta, Glitch Black from Louisiana, FacexHugger from California, 10th Letter from Atlanta, Gregorio Franco from Atlanta, Pattern Language from Colorado, Frisky Monkey from Atlanta, and Ian Deaton from Atlanta.
Beyond Echosynthetic Fest being a gathering of some of the hottest artists in synthwave and synthpop, it’s also a great opportunity to meet and hang out with other fans and artists from around the United States. We’ve got confirmed guests ranging from Seattle and Los Angeles to Boston and Minnesota, including well known synthwave artists who are coming to hang out and enjoy the Fest! But wait, there’s more! Sharing Needles With Friends Podcast are recording a documentary at the show, performing interviews with artists and fans, and capturing this gathering of synth family, known lovingly on the scene as #synthfam. Come out and join us! Tickets are still available at Freshtix!