Soaring skyward from the UK shores comes the new release from Vallenfyre founding member Ian Mullinger, with his project Electric Dragon. The reign of fire comes in the form of Communion, a dark and barren wasteland of hard style darksynth to feed your dark soul. After a first listen and feeling like my skin was […]Read More New Music: Electric Dragon / Communion
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
Dark and foreboding without being too on the nose about being spooky/scary, “Forme noire” from the French electronic musician known as volcan gets an incredible amount of mileage out of a one measure long arpeggiator riff. As the fourth track from 2015’s Thysia album progresses, layers upon layers of ominous analog synthesizers build relentless tension […]Read More Track of the Week: volcan – “Forme noire” from Thysia (2015, Camisole Records
There are some serious developments in the camp at Die Scum Inc. A new label signing with rising label Filtersweep Collective, a hot new website, a new additional member, work on a number of studio productions, and the live shows. I had a chat to T.Roy, about all the latest gossip from the team at […]Read More Artist Focus: Die Scum Inc.
Today marks the release of another cracker of a mini EP by UK’s Nightlights – “Late Night Drive”. Always a bright beacon on the synthwave landscape, she has been around since the beginning days of Echosynthetic, sharing reviews across social media, being supportive of the new artists we covered, and helping to shout out and […]Read More New Music: Nightlights / Late Night Drive
Ian Deaton is the ninth focus artist in a series of articles that cover 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, […]Read More Echosynthetic Fest Artist Focus: Ian Deaton
It’s not very often that I get to cover music here at Echosynthetic that truly has something to offer every type of listener. Synth music in general is a genre that’s always fighting for overdue respect, so when I come across an artist with so much across the board appeal, well, it’s exciting. Caspro is […]Read More Music for Everyone: An Interview with Caspro