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Dizzy
05-24-2012, 09:02 PM
I do believe its time we had a thread devoted to the discussion, appreciation, disparaging and education of synth music in all its wonders.

Some favorites. Most of them come from the movies and the TV.

Jan Hammer
It's Over - Cocaine Cowboys (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SVo8XEVj5nE)
Payback - Miami Vice (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gMX8lOjAR5o)
Crockett's theme - Miami Vice (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_UmOY6ek_Y4)

Harold Faltermeyer
The Running Man theme (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VYdsNeRoShA)
Top Gun theme (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iv6foKX5BQY)

Giorgio Moroder
Midnight Express theme (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=giNZ7H2loFU)
Chase - Midnight Express (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Akyx5iu_z8Y)
Tony's theme - Scarface (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aOSctvrUf24)
Tears (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ERMWeJ_cPK0) (OK, no synth but damn!)
Donna Summer - I Feel Love (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H7r83-y3j2A)

Vince DiCola
Training Montage - Rocky IV (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Lb3MTlIrC4)
Ivan Drago Suite (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oASRLu6JBxg)

Laura_Branigan - Self Control (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AFd1WzT95dQ&feature=related)
Glass Candy - Digital Versicolor (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vTvgaDmmtmc)
Chromatics - Shining Violence (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JCHMpVCsiVQ)

Can anyone list more or superior examples than the above? Perhaps some from old anime or a cruddy VHS fitness video?

pence
05-24-2012, 09:32 PM
Most in keeping with the spirit of Moroder, Italians Do It Better, et al -
M83 - Midnight City (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EDyonn3mQj8)

The fucking synth lead at the end the world enters at 3:15 -
LCD Soundsystem - Yeah (Crass Version) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pJseqQNQ_zA)

DemoWeasel
05-24-2012, 09:34 PM
Kavinsky - Nightcall (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MV_3Dpw-BRY). It's the most recent one I can think of!

Balrog
05-24-2012, 11:48 PM
The FEZ (http://disasterpeace.com/album/fez) soundtrack is one of my favorite soundtracks that came out recently.

Any of Vangelis's stuff where he mixed classical piano with synth is totally awesome.

The Mysterious Cities of Gold (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=unbspLW6EUE) had some really cool sounding tracks. I really love 80s weirdness like that.

The Ultima: Exodus Remix album (http://www.ultima.rabbitslair.de/ultima3_mix.htm) has some really cool 80s synth sounds. The Eternal Castle Britannia has this really rich tone to the synth mixed with (synthesized? sampled?) camera sounds which works somehow, I dunno, it's weird.

Issun
05-25-2012, 12:35 AM
Giorgio Moroder

Bringing up Giorgio without mentioning The Neverending Story (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nwb_B03npcQ)? For shame!

Olli T
05-25-2012, 01:21 AM
I really like this song (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E58_faUTbVw)

christoffing
05-25-2012, 02:38 AM
I'm partial to this stuff myself:

DAF- Des Mussolini (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XwAJXV070OY)

mr_bungle700
05-25-2012, 03:45 AM
Jan Hammer
It's Over - Cocaine Cowboys (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SVo8XEVj5nE)
Payback - Miami Vice (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gMX8lOjAR5o)
Crockett's theme - Miami Vice (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_UmOY6ek_Y4)

I...actually had no idea that Jan Hammer did soundtracks. Interesting!

Olli T
05-25-2012, 04:06 AM
I...actually had no idea that Jan Hammer did soundtracks. Interesting!

W-what, I think he's most known from his Miami Vice stuff. Wikipedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jan_Hammer) seems to agree at least partially.

mr_bungle700
05-25-2012, 06:21 AM
I've never even seen Miami Vice! I know him from Mahavishnu and his solo work and Al DiMeola team-up stuff. I guess I just never looked further into his work.

upupdowndown
05-25-2012, 06:34 AM
man, ravinoff's gonna go nuts when he sees this thread. I can't wait to listen to all of this when I get home!

Sanagi
05-25-2012, 11:41 AM
Tangerine Dream has their ups and downs, but I really like Canyon Dreams (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=buBZDkVsq7s), their answer to Koyaanisqatsi. Also Tangram, Turn of the Tides, and Mars Polaris, and their most disturbing album, Zeit.

The soundtrack to Einhander (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7hJbe7YXsLU), by Black Mages keyboardist Kenichiro Fukui, is right awesome. One of the great things about that game is how the music is cued up to the auto-scrolling action.

Dizzy
05-25-2012, 11:53 AM
Great input, class. There's stuff I can't believe didn't come to mind instantly like Tangerine Dream. The entire Drive (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A9J4R4KYv-s) soundtrack counts obviously. Nicolas Winding Refn needs to share his entire iPod playlist with the whole world at this point.

Some songs that I like very much from the Tekken 4 soundtrack sound sort of synthy to me. Airport (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OT-uYzw0QLk) and Authentic Sky (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f3iE7AK_5oY) are awwwwesome. =O

Parish
05-25-2012, 01:09 PM
Jon Anderson and Vangelis: The Friends of Mister Cairo (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=__eZAuc2f-Q)

Anamanaguchi: Airbase (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kDWXD7TTU7s) (ultimate Mega Man 2 pastiche)

Jethro Tull: Black Sunday (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RKHSBG0hgyY)

Rush: The Camera Eye (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2LmIOg33oPo)

Camel: Lady Fantasy (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RhWDbdS-vjg)

Yellow Magic Orchestra: Technopolis (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7OOLxGjb3dY) (but really, anything by YMO)

Olli T
05-25-2012, 01:21 PM
Love Spy (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EXTClRHYcmY) is also super great (sgreat)

The Raider Dr. Jones
05-25-2012, 01:23 PM
Yellow Magic Orchestra: Technopolis (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7OOLxGjb3dY) (but really, anything by YMO)

Has anybody ever done a proper feature story in English about how the YMO are the wellspring of basically all Japanese game music up through at least like 1994?

Parish
05-25-2012, 01:32 PM
No, but I use them in our podcasts sometimes...?

Shagohod
05-25-2012, 02:18 PM
Greatest cinema + synth combo ever (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HI-mDTdeKR8&feature=youtube_gdata_player)

mr_bungle700
05-25-2012, 03:43 PM
Has anybody ever done a proper feature story in English about how the YMO are the wellspring of basically all Japanese game music up through at least like 1994?

I'd love to write something about YMO and other Japanese bands that influenced game music (like Pageant, Mr. Sirius, Gerard, Novela...), but I fear that the internet would refuse to care.

taosterman
05-25-2012, 06:05 PM
You might know the Human League from "Don't You Want Me" but the rest (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ehYU6p3aIZQ) of the album (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=txg3cCavDYg) is really awesome. (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gfSxSsnyb8M)

JDS
05-26-2012, 08:21 PM
these aren't all synth pioneers but

stevie wonder - boogie on reggae woman (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6tCeAZ1nQjk)
beach boys - solar system (http://youtu.be/YHftJM8C50E)
suicide - rocket usa (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Up54juyRfHg)
the residents - moisture (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=03MuYAaf6CM)
prince - do yourself a favor (http://youtu.be/DZouZ6gUvUs)
scott walker - sleepwalker's woman (http://youtu.be/wMC-Px27dFI)

JDS
05-26-2012, 08:45 PM
almost forgot

flock of seagulls - wishing (if i had a photograph of you) (http://youtu.be/00NqE2mL_Bs)

Lakupo
05-26-2012, 09:04 PM
...I feel like all of the new age music my parents played when I was kid that wasn't Enya was just the Miami Vice soundtrack. It all sounded like that. Crockett's theme must've been on some Narada collection or something. It was on Pure Moods! Oh wait, I bought that...

My boyfriend's gotten me into Ladytron, which has a lot of fun synth-y sounds, especially in their earlier work, like True Mathematics (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZJQVte2rGBo).

Although to be honest, while I have a lot of synth-y sounding stuff in my collection, I think they're mostly distorted sampling. It's kind of hard to tell sometimes!

ajr82
05-27-2012, 07:14 PM
Jean-Michel Jarre:

Oxygene Part 4 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5DDEl7JnWvo)
Magnetic Fields Part 2 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pof4qDdgzc0)

liquid
05-27-2012, 10:05 PM
I love John Carpenter's soundtracks, especially the Escape from New York theme (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zTxBc_-XxmI).

Wolfgang
05-27-2012, 10:51 PM
Is there anyone who doesn't genuinely enjoy Axel F? (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IqG1l4lScsg) Because if you say you don't like it because it's overplayed or they used it on that one Family Guy, then I'll just have to kick your damn head off. In fact, if there's any reason you don't like Axel F, I'm still going to kick your damn head off.

Balrog
05-27-2012, 11:09 PM
Is there anyone who doesn't genuinely enjoy Axel F? (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MKPvSdqlshw) Because if you say you don't like it because it's overplayed or they used it on that one Family Guy, then I'll just have to kick your damn head off. In fact, if there's any reason you don't like Axel F, I'm still going to kick your damn head off.

WTF is this brass band shit?

Wolfgang
05-27-2012, 11:17 PM
I have no idea what you're talking about.

Balrog
05-27-2012, 11:20 PM
Dude, sometimes I think you're just not putting enough effort into your posts.

Wolfgang
05-27-2012, 11:28 PM
That's because I don't give 90% of a shit. Now I regret changing it to the right song.

Dizzy
05-28-2012, 09:40 AM
I regret you ever posting in this thread.

Another favorite:

The Evil Eye - Deadly Attraction (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WktUDXZ0gTs)

BEAT
05-30-2012, 02:40 PM
Be honest dizzy.

You made this thread because Gremlins.

Right?

Olli T
06-06-2012, 02:06 PM
I took the liberty of making a Spotify playlist (http://open.spotify.com/user/otie/playlist/3ikCKyfLAWTkVktIPMcB26) with some synthesizer greats. No, it's not collaborative, sorry!

wumpwoast
06-07-2012, 02:51 PM
I'd love to write something about YMO and other Japanese bands that influenced game music (like Pageant, Mr. Sirius, Gerard, Novela...), but I fear that the internet would refuse to care.

Don't write it for the Internet then -- write it for me.

Zeroneight
06-07-2012, 04:07 PM
Cameo - Candy (http://http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sn8KYD1Vco0&ob=av2n)

Jane Child - Don't Wanna Fall In Love (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zWd__w5UWVc&ob=av2n)

woofbro
06-13-2012, 04:58 AM
You guys are all missing out on the REAL master of Synth.

Ronald Jenkees - Throwing Fire (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0O2aH4XLbto)

T-Brew
06-26-2012, 01:41 AM
http://i602.photobucket.com/albums/tt102/taylorbrewerton/015.jpg

Two things I purchased today. Someday, fingers. Someday. (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rc0XEw4m-3w)

Pheeel
06-26-2012, 08:54 AM
I'm 95% certain that Scott Walker track linked to above is played by a real string section(and maybe some brass as well), not a synth.

I think this thread needs more Monkman:

Francis Monkman - The Achievements Of Man (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SbEEIKZNa4U)
Francis Monkman - Readout (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XB_Mo9tyv8o)
Francis Monkman - The Long Good Friday (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2boaFaezG00)

And one of the greatest TV themes of all time -
Stewart Copeland - Theme from The Equalizer (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uB1NiNKwueE)

T-Brew
06-26-2012, 10:13 PM
I'm 95% certain that Scott Walker track linked to above is played by a real string section(and maybe some brass as well), not a synth.

No synth there, but there's some gruesome pads in The Electrician (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YmRVU-MEXU0). And then some real strings later.

Dizzy
06-27-2012, 07:42 AM
I think John Carpenter might be an unsung master of synth composition... with pianos and stuff.

The Fog theme (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C-hR1rXXU74) (daaaaamn)

And of course, his music from Halloween, etc. and The Thing--which was done by Ennio Morricone but is probably an instance where one of the greatest creators of film music is making something Carpenteresque rather than producing Morriconeqsue work. Which kind of says something.

No synth there, but there's some gruesome pads in The Electrician (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YmRVU-MEXU0). And then some real strings later.

Aw yeah. This was the first song you hear in Bronson (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e9ScZsKoBgo&feature=related). Perfect.

EDIT: Shit, I just remembered my Thundagadome thread. Whooooops.

woofbro
06-28-2012, 09:13 PM
You know what this thread needs more of?

Bananarama!

Love in the First Degree (www.youtube.com/watch?v=KAEA07vNz_Y)
I Want You Back (www.youtube.com/watch?v=O1zNeox-phc)
Venus (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JH3WvI_S6-k)

Tiers in Rain
07-15-2012, 11:40 AM
I've been listening to this album Wish Upon a Blackstar (http://www.amazon.com/Wish-Upon-A-Blackstar/dp/B008EPHFY2/ref=sr_1_1_title_1_mus?s=music&ie=UTF8&qid=1342373726&sr=1-1&keywords=Wish+Upon+a+Blackstar) by Celldweller. It's a cool fusion of EDM and various styles of rock and metal with a bizarre sci-fi concept. Well worth checking out.

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/514matfSMsL._SL500_AA280_.jpg

Dizzy
07-15-2012, 12:14 PM
Francis Monkman - The Achievements Of Man (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SbEEIKZNa4U)
Francis Monkman - Readout (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XB_Mo9tyv8o)
Francis Monkman - The Long Good Friday (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2boaFaezG00)


This is brilliant stuff.

I noticed 1UP did an article about the 'magic of FM synth (http://www.1up.com/features/the-magic-of-fm-synth)' that seems relevant. Some good tunes there.

moondog
07-15-2012, 03:37 PM
com truise (http://youtu.be/lJSKJqvoQ6U)

Wolfgang
07-15-2012, 03:59 PM
com truise (http://youtu.be/lJSKJqvoQ6U) is pretty great

TT is not worthy of com truise

Dizzy
07-15-2012, 05:07 PM
You are in no such position to make that call. Nice song!

Wolfgang
07-15-2012, 06:42 PM
You are in no such position to make that call. Nice song!

Too bad I did anyway, and yes.

moondog
07-15-2012, 07:25 PM
crystal castles (http://youtu.be/pd90vlSLtEU)

Dizzy
07-15-2012, 07:40 PM
Too bad I did anyway

Too bad your silly little opinion doesn't count then. How about that.

Wolfgang
07-16-2012, 07:12 PM
Possibly:

crystal castles (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BmriGy-r7Hs)

Sorry Dizzy, this thread is me and moondog now.

Caught A Glimpse (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BmriGy-r7Hs)

T-Brew
07-16-2012, 10:04 PM
Also there's this (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TsIdl34AWnI&feature=related).

Most of these instruments on this album could play one note at a time, except the Mellotron used in "Franz Schubert" and what sounds like a fully polyphonic string/organ synth in the title track.

Now I'm learning German and looking up how to work as an American in Berlin. Great.

woofbro
07-17-2012, 02:53 AM
NZCA/LINES - Base64 Love (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W_hLLLFJaPs)

Zarathustra
07-18-2012, 01:51 PM
One of the best synth songs of the last few years. (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PMku-GbafEg)

edit: listen to it LOUD

Dizzy
07-18-2012, 04:57 PM
Caught A Glimpse (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BmriGy-r7Hs)

I didn't know this was the IDM thread. But hey, we share the same tastes.

Zarathustra
07-22-2012, 06:07 PM
Ultravox hasn't been mentioned, their most famous track is probably this one. (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AuB3uY5K7Kg)

Dizzy requested i put up a Washed Out track, so here it is. (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PL_RcV_JLFA)

Also, can't believe no one's posted the genius John Maus! (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VCCpVl06mC0) edit: lol oh wait i did already

Also Tim Hecker! (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jl8F1z0I5v8&feature=related)

Zarathustra
07-22-2012, 06:36 PM
Molly Nilsson
(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8iorhAjcZoY)


Contemporary composer, a genius with electronics, Max Richter. (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8rluU6BGpKw) The synths are mostly textural/background in this track.

T-Brew
07-23-2012, 01:00 AM
die (http://youtu.be/U5MqFd3-Bt8)

Zappa made it on this thing (http://www.vintagesynth.com/misc/synclav.php), and he certainly wasn't sorry (http://youtu.be/SrdDx68GQEA), either.

Tiers in Rain
01-20-2013, 07:56 AM
Tycho (http://ghostly.com/artists/tycho)

Dizzy
01-20-2013, 10:41 AM
...is pretty much fantastic and those album covers are gorgeous. We could have whole megathreads discerning and quibbling over IDM (unfortunate name for the genre) or ambient melancholia. When I listen to The Disconnect, I feel like I'm gliding over a neon cityscape during the night.

Alixsar
01-21-2013, 12:32 AM
I assume all of you have heard the Hotline Miami soundtrack, right? Because if not, what (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LYLxlIF7Wn0) the fuck (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O0ILqWcd214) are you (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oy3CVP_LlAk) doing? (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1yIdAxSNaS0) Seriously (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KR1SvoPhCVg).

Anyway.

Lifelike - So Electric (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G22X5X49VhM&playnext=1&list=PL40DEB05B0F7A16E8)

College - I Think About It (Keenhouse remix) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zYNFd0666ys)

College - Can You Kiss Me First (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v8hLUpE1NUI)

Miami Nights 1984 - The Getaway (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LFRMqV4DWkA) (and they splice in "The End" at the end of the video too)

edit: How could I forget Mitch Murder (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0RCAGEFDmCQ)? For more, go here. (https://soundcloud.com/daataa) Nearly every song is good.

Dizzy
03-10-2013, 09:09 PM
Synth is not over, baby !!

Synth never dies !


Why did nobody alert me to the greatness of Perturbator (http://perturbator.bandcamp.com/)? Whoever is responsible for this is responsible for some the sickest, darkest synth melodies of our generation. Yes, there are Perturbator contributions to the Hotline Miami soundtrack but not like this.

Some examples:

Perturbator - Welcome To Nocturne City (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T1UdTvLoUSY)
Perturbator - Disco Girls (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_YgrbA7klII)
Perturbator - Vengeance (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t4sm6l0ul4k)

Though this has to be my favorite thus far: Perturbator - John Holmes VHS Nightclub (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jfQUNId1Z5k)

Googleshng
03-10-2013, 09:31 PM
This is some good stuff in here... although I find it odd how youtube has become the accepted way to get people to listen to songs.

Sanagi
03-11-2013, 01:57 PM
This is some good stuff in here... although I find it odd how youtube has become the accepted way to get people to listen to songs.
Because it's convenient, universal and allows a recommendation to be made without explicitly supporting Amazon or Apple.

But really because no one has told the RIAA that you can easily download things from Youtube.

ghosttaster
03-11-2013, 05:51 PM
Is Anamanaguchi technically 'synth?' I've never seen them live or anything, but my impression was that their music was made up of live instruments heavily processed using 8-bit sound chips. Am I mistaken?

Mightyblue
03-11-2013, 06:28 PM
Synth is a musical style similar to, but distinct from chiprock bands like Ana. Got its start in dance clubs and the like, and has since scored out a little niche for itself.

ghosttaster
03-11-2013, 06:45 PM
Synth is a musical style similar to, but distinct from chiprock bands like Ana. Got its start in dance clubs and the like, and has since scored out a little niche for itself.

Just to clarify, I wasn't askng what synth was. I had seen an Anamanaguchi track posted in this thread and was wondering if others felt that, while their music is performed on actual instruments, the fact that the core elements of their sound more or less rely entirely on heavy digital processing may lead them to be considered a part of 'synth music,' to a greater extent than 'rock music.' Or whatever. I don't mean to let loose the lion, nor commence the head flyin, I just wanted to elucidate.

Tiers in Rain
04-02-2013, 03:49 PM
Shout Out Out Out Out (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xtX9YwkQOng)

Can't stop listening.

Wolfgang
04-02-2013, 03:59 PM
If you're not downloading every installment of this great mix podcast (http://www.club-autonomic.com) right now then I just don't even know what to do for you.

Dizzy
04-02-2013, 04:45 PM
Wow, the soundtrack to every porn movie made during the late 80s and early 90s.

Swwwweeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee--sweet.

(Will the "Autonomic" bitch STFU and let me listen to these fucking songs?)

Wolfgang
04-02-2013, 05:00 PM
(Will the "Autonomic" bitch STFU and let me listen to these fucking songs?)

That's the one downside.

Alixsar
04-11-2013, 02:35 AM
Hey, by the way. (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XJHJwOsyhks)

The soundtrack for Far Cry 3 Blood Dragon is being done by Power Glove. (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d0IiDf_aPe0)

You know, Power Glove. (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pB9SsI6jZtI) I'm excited about this turn of events.

Tiers in Rain
05-22-2013, 05:08 AM
Recently discovered this band called No Ceremony. Definitely worth checking out.

They have one of them there Soundclouds right here. (https://soundcloud.com/noceremony)

teekun
05-22-2013, 06:55 PM
Electric Youth - The Best Thing (soundcloud.com/electricyouthmusic/electric-youth-the-best-thing) is pretty close to the best thing.

also:

Electric Youth - Right Back to You (soundcloud.com/electricyouthmusic/electric-youth-right-back-to-you)
Electric Youth - Fade Away (soundcloud.com/electricyouthmusic/electric-youth-fade-away)

Teaspoon
05-22-2013, 09:53 PM
Courtesy of the John Peel Sessions. (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gh2kV5HHTdI)

Alixsar
05-23-2013, 11:16 AM
Electric Youth - The Best Thing (soundcloud.com/electricyouthmusic/electric-youth-the-best-thing) is pretty close to the best thing.

also:

Electric Youth - Right Back to You (soundcloud.com/electricyouthmusic/electric-youth-right-back-to-you)
Electric Youth - Fade Away (soundcloud.com/electricyouthmusic/electric-youth-fade-away)

Ah snaps I forgot to link to this ages ago. Good call. Don't forget this one!

54zmJO810xI

teekun
05-26-2013, 07:09 PM
Ah snaps I forgot to link to this ages ago. Good call. Don't forget this one!

54zmJO810xI

Oh man, yes I forgot Faces. I wish these two had recorded more than 4 songs :(


That said, Faces is part of a fantastic synth compilation. (https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/valerie-and-friends/id513210053‎)

StriderDL
05-28-2013, 07:15 AM
I only downloaded all their stuff recently because of these posts, but apparently they are putting the finishing touches on an album.

madhair60
05-28-2013, 07:54 AM
I can't get on Youtube but I recommend Talk Talk, the first two albums in particular. The rest isn't really the same but it is amazing anyway.

Would a Kavinsky mention be too obvious?

taosterman
05-28-2013, 05:06 PM
I can't get on Youtube but I recommend Talk Talk, the first two albums in particular. The rest isn't really the same but it is amazing anyway.

Always liked Colour of Spring the best, towing the line between the synthpop albums and the more free-form stuff that came after. Their career forms a perfect incremental line in that direction, and every album is pretty great.

qAlLQaDXc4I

T-Brew
09-09-2013, 01:26 AM
I believe it's time we got real synthetic. Local record store never fails to disappoint with their krautrock selection. Harmonia! A short-lived supergroup from the 70s, composed of superlative musicians playing music which the qorld once found superfluous. Almost chiptune-y. Almost. Strains of Wendy Carlos and Can permeate. Can't find the full album; you will have to buy it like a human. Kliek hier (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8g5gu-tuXoY).

Wolfgang
02-21-2014, 03:32 PM
I know I hardly ever come into the music subforum because you people are backwards fuckups, for the most part, but this is a Public Service Mission. If you ever cared about anything you will get the new Blastromen album that dropped today, named "Reality Opens". It's what the Daft Punk soundtrack for Tron should have been. It's fucking incredible.

Dizzy
02-21-2014, 03:49 PM
I'll check it out.

Dizzy
03-29-2014, 08:53 AM
Alert !!

Synth lovers !!

Giorgio Moroder making a comeback (https://mubi.com/notebook/posts/by-moroder-an-interview-with-giorgio-moroder)

yaaaaaaassss

Behemoth
03-29-2014, 01:08 PM
I know I hardly ever come into the music subforum because you people are backwards fuckups, for the most part, but this is a Public Service Mission. If you ever cared about anything you will get the new Blastromen album that dropped today, named "Reality Opens". It's what the Daft Punk soundtrack for Tron should have been. It's fucking incredible.

Please. You come in here, put our collective musical taste on blast, and then peddle this generic ass shit? Keep walking. Unless I'm one of those people who's included excluded from in the "for the most part" exception, in which case we cool.

Wolfgang
03-29-2014, 08:28 PM
it's so goooooooooooooood

teekun
05-06-2014, 07:20 PM
Gonna bump this thread because I can't stop listening to CHVRCHES - The Bones of What You Believe. I've just been looping the album for weeks and it never stops being wonderful.

I think this is my favourite on the album just by the amount of toe-tapping joy it brings me:

PxvhprV3-Sc

Alixsar
05-06-2014, 07:51 PM
I love synth but there's something about Chvrches SO the wrong way and I can never figure out what it is. It's just...like, too...too safe? I guess is the best way to put it? I mean, I like synth pop, but it's almost TOO synth pop. It's just kinda uninteresting. I dunno, that's the best way I can explain it.

teekun
05-06-2014, 08:09 PM
It's definitely safe but that doesn't turn me off of it at all. It scratches the same nerve for me that Tegan and Sara's Closer did.

Alixsar
05-07-2014, 12:51 PM
I also don't like Tegan and Sara for the same reasons! #consistency

teekun
10-07-2014, 10:42 PM
Electric Youth's debut album Innerworld dropped last week. It is very good. You should probably get it if you've liked any tracks of theirs before.

David Cartoon
11-20-2014, 02:02 AM
In fact, if there's any reason you don't like Axel F, I'm still going to kick your damn head off.

taosterman
11-20-2014, 08:50 AM
There's someone who doesn't like Axel F?! Or is this just terrifying and theoretical.

David Cartoon
11-20-2014, 01:27 PM
Monsters.

I fell in love with Axel F years (decades?) before I even watched Beverly Hills Cop. I seem to associate it with LAZER shows on the sides of monuments.

Sir Sly Ry
01-25-2016, 05:56 PM
Com Truise - "Galactic Melt" (https://comtruise.bandcamp.com/album/galactic-melt)

Listening to it right now. The track "VHS Sex" is sooooooooooo dope.

taosterman
01-27-2016, 02:51 PM
Any OMD (Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark) fans here? I'm getting into them (beyond "If You Leave") and as a near-lifelong synthpop fan they're making me go OMG (wah wah). Highly recommended.

Behemoth
01-27-2016, 08:29 PM
Any OMD (Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark) fans here? I'm getting into them (beyond "If You Leave") and as a near-lifelong synthpop fan they're making me go OMG (wah wah). Highly recommended.

The extra long version of Enola Gay is my jam.

Alixsar
01-27-2016, 10:00 PM
A cursory Youtube search tells me that I like this (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mD8TApX3btM)

pudik
01-28-2016, 07:55 AM
jun togawa is an angel
<3 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c8gZL8kowhc)
<3 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pe1kEpc-vx8)

Ted
01-28-2016, 08:50 AM
Anything by Dance With the Dead (dancewiththedead.bandcamp.com). The first 1.5 minutes of Robeast (https://soundcloud.com/dancewiththedead/robeast) offers pretty much everything you need to know. FYI, Bandcamp is currently offering a 20% discount on their full discography.

taosterman
02-04-2016, 09:08 AM
New Pet Shop Boys in April! The teaser track is another club banger, which boded well for their last album (they got bogged down in ballady shit for a lot of the '00s).

lNLkcOqQSBM

Ted
02-04-2016, 02:15 PM
Dance With The Dead just released their latest (https://dancewiththedead.bandcamp.com/album/the-shape).

Serephine
02-04-2016, 11:02 PM
Dance With The Dead just released their latest (https://dancewiththedead.bandcamp.com/album/the-shape).

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Dizzy
02-27-2016, 10:55 AM
God this remix of the Long Good Friday overture (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=She3ZD94ELA) gets my blood boiling. In a good way. I'm ready to tear up the town from the safety of my computer.

I got a bomb in me casino

Synth 4ever

Rebelfire
03-09-2016, 08:37 PM
This has been popping up in my recommended for a while, (https://youtu.be/LYOtZvwNCsc) just gave it a listen. Some pretty good stuff here, I think.

Sheana
03-09-2016, 09:30 PM
how the hell did i never notice this thread before synth music is my lifeblood, especially anything that sounds like it came from an '80s scifi movie or '70s italian disco, time to go trawling

Dizzy
03-09-2016, 09:44 PM
This is the best thread on the forum.

It is a floating and ever-expanding mandala of delightful synth melodies that raises the soul to limitless heights of vivid, transcendental pleasure.

Also there are killer remixes in Rebelfire's link.

pence
03-10-2016, 12:51 PM
Guys, the new Lemon Demon (Neil Cicierega) album Spirit Phone has not been mentioned here: https://lemondemon.bandcamp.com/album/spirit-phone

If you like hooky leads and arpeggiated synth bass, check out... every track. All while Neil does his best XTC/Devo impression on the vocals. Seriously, hooks coming out his ears.

pence
03-10-2016, 01:06 PM
Can we also talk about the best synth hook < 90 BPM, and why it's the bridge in The M Machine - Tiny Anthem (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zki-rE4dSAo)

Rebelfire
03-14-2016, 05:45 PM
New Perturbator album (https://youtu.be/HGzZ4SjFOLI) out soon, looks like a May 6th release date

s p a c e f o l d
03-16-2016, 12:20 PM
New umberto http://umberto.bandcamp.com/album/in-the-night

Peach
03-17-2016, 05:23 PM
Lindstrom's new track (https://soundcloud.com/feedelity/closing-shot) is killer.

Moon Orbit
03-17-2016, 07:17 PM
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCD-4g5w1h8xQpLaNS_ghU4g

pudik
04-12-2016, 02:35 PM
J_aGikS0DEk

Moon Orbit
04-16-2016, 10:16 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nCJyBcPu3K4

Moon Orbit
06-22-2016, 09:20 AM
obAe9U1X3cM

Welp this song is amazing.

s p a c e f o l d
06-25-2016, 02:56 PM
Is there one city In the u.s. where a lot of these kind of acts come through to perform on the reg? I need to move somewhere. I feel like Europe is where it's all at.


Sent from my iPod touch using Tapatalk

Mightyblue
06-25-2016, 03:57 PM
Denver, SF/LA, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Chicago, and the general NYC have all had synth/electronica concerts that I know of (from following bands and the like).

s p a c e f o l d
06-28-2016, 02:32 AM
Denver, SF/LA, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Chicago, and the general NYC have all had synth/electronica concerts that I know of (from following bands and the like).
cool cool, I'm in the south bay, sf is nice, but too expensive. I'll keep the other places in mind. I want to visit LA sometime soon. maybe I can eke out an existence there with my non discernible job skills. I'll see...

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back to the music. this Linea Apsera is a personal fave.
also this new Umberto album is p. cool.
https://umberto.bandcamp.com/album/alienation
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Ludendorkk
06-28-2016, 11:58 PM
This thread needs more coldwave/ minimalist synth.

To wit:

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GqpL5iNa4rA

MinSynth is best

Ted
08-30-2016, 11:21 AM
GosT - Reign in Hell (Dance with the Dead Remix) (https://soundcloud.com/dancewiththedead/gost-reign-in-hell-dance-with-the-dead-remix)

Serephine
08-30-2016, 04:46 PM
GosT - Reign in Hell (Dance with the Dead Remix) (https://soundcloud.com/dancewiththedead/gost-reign-in-hell-dance-with-the-dead-remix)
You got chocolate in my peanut butter!

I've been meaning to post about Gost in this thread for ages, I should do that soon.

Ludendorkk
08-31-2016, 01:03 AM
Heard this nice bit of neo-italo on the radio the other day

AG-OkjeJOp8

Ted
08-31-2016, 08:36 AM
You got chocolate in my peanut butter!

I've been meaning to post about Gost in this thread for ages, I should do that soon.

You should do that soon! We need some caramel on this choc+PB confection.

Heard this nice bit of neo-italo on the radio the other day

Ah, that is nice!

s p a c e f o l d
09-11-2016, 02:31 PM
Carpenter Brut Bay Area! https://www.facebook.com/events/1856516237913222/

Falselogic
09-11-2016, 03:31 PM
GosT - Reign in Hell (Dance with the Dead Remix) (https://soundcloud.com/dancewiththedead/gost-reign-in-hell-dance-with-the-dead-remix)

Thank you for introducing me to GosT.

Now I must find all of it.

narcodis
09-12-2016, 03:10 PM
Maybe a bit off kilter for this thread, but the It Follows soundtrack by Disasterpeace is fucking incredible.

https://soundcloud.com/dzasterpeace/old-maid

Rebelfire
09-13-2016, 05:14 AM
this counts as synth, right?

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also this

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Rebelfire
09-14-2016, 03:51 AM
Lorn been brought up before?

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Tiers in Rain
10-19-2016, 05:12 AM
Kraftwerk and Depeche Mode are both being nominated for the rock and roll hall of fame. (http://mixmag.net/read/kraftwerk-chic-nominated-for-the-rock-n-roll-hall-of-fame-news/) They both deserve it, but they're up against pretty stiff competition.

Dracula
10-21-2016, 09:24 AM
I go to this blog pretty often for my synth needs, which are great:

http://www.synthetix.fm/

They do a regular 5-6 hours podcast in which they play newly released synth tracks and interview the artists. Great to put on while working. Most recent one:

https://soundcloud.com/immclovin33/synthetix-sundays-84-with-marko-maric-161016

Mightyblue
10-27-2016, 10:11 PM
Meteor (https://meteormusic.bandcamp.com/album/manhattan-2019) is good stuff. Also the album art is up BEAT's alley.

taosterman
11-06-2016, 01:30 PM
This video appears to be a couple years old, but it's a goodun - dude leads a bunch of people in a London Underground station in an impromptu Erasure singalong.

cYORZMMd9q4

Peach
01-11-2017, 05:42 PM
I just discovered yesterday that Neon Indian released an album that completely flew under my radar. This is why you don't go too crazy on side-projects, especially if those side-projects use the aesthetic you're going to make a hard turn into anyway.

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muteKi
01-23-2017, 10:30 AM
What better music for the apparent collapse of liberal democracy under the weight of its own self-importance than Donald Fagen (the keyboardist for Steely Dan)

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krelbel
03-18-2017, 10:43 PM
More Neil Cicierega uploaded today, this time under Lemon Demon instead of more Mouth Moods, but I still love it:

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I wish every song had a part of it in something other than 3/4, 4/4, or 6/8. This does not disappoint, with the opening alternating between 4 and a chorus in 7 (my favorite!) and then layering the two (!?) as it spins off into madness with one of the strangest polyrhythms I've ever heard.

spineshark
03-19-2017, 02:17 AM
How's everyone doing?
I'm Sota, and I love synthesizers more than girls or having three meals a day♪
GsiH7OF8ltI
krelbel you might especially appreciate this. in the game it has no time signature or measure bars at all (the most sensible parsing though is that most of it is in 5/4 or something equivalent)

(i am drunk and forgot how to count. it's not that bad i swear)

krelbel
03-19-2017, 02:26 AM
krelbel you might especially appreciate this.

yes, correct! thank you!!

taosterman
03-19-2017, 08:29 AM
We had a whole thread (http://www.talking-time.net/showthread.php?t=13529) a few years ago about songs with unusual time signatures. I agree, it's really fascinating.

spineshark
03-22-2017, 12:58 AM
More Neil Cicierega uploaded today, this time under Lemon Demon instead of more Mouth Moods, but I still love iti listened to this the first time and thought it was kinda cool and i'd probably check it out a couple more times

currently it's controlling my brain

krelbel
03-22-2017, 01:36 PM
i listened to this the first time and thought it was kinda cool and i'd probably check it out a couple more times

currently it's controlling my brain

I have had it on loop since I posted, I already loved it and it's still managed to grow on me

Dizzy
03-22-2017, 01:56 PM
I've been listening to alphaville's "sounds like a melody" on repeat a lot lately.

Yes I know another song from that group was referenced in Napolean Dynamite (good movie, btw) but I had no idea they were High Romantic Melodic Synth Grandmasters and now I can't stahp

spineshark
03-22-2017, 02:54 PM
I have had it on loop since I posted, I already loved it and it's still managed to grow on methe slowed down creepy croaking after the second chorus is seriously bringing me to tears now

Peach
04-10-2017, 06:23 PM
8yZgB65kSQU

Ludendorkk
05-04-2017, 12:55 AM
I found this randomly on Youtube years ago and it's one of the best songs

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Dracula
05-04-2017, 08:36 AM
MECHANICAL / ICAL / ANICAL
MECHANI / ANI / CHANICAL

I loved that song

Ted
05-04-2017, 09:54 AM
GostT remix of Bananarama - Cruel Summer (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bow1CjRVv34).

That bass synth is so nastily crunchy.

Dracula
05-05-2017, 10:26 AM
I went and read through the YouTube comments on that Quarks video, and noticed that the vocalist for the song (!) had made a comment, which led me to his Bandcamp page, where he has put up a full album of Quarks stuff (https://martinansell.bandcamp.com/album/the-quarks). Some if it is very different than Mechanical, but certainly worth a listen.

Tiers in Rain
06-16-2017, 06:50 PM
cBDQ-C96thc

I really like this cover of Blue Monday.

Rebelfire
06-19-2017, 08:42 PM
O4Ri6vk-Vfk

New Com Truise~

Ted
06-24-2017, 03:34 PM
Any reccos for someone who's a fan of Dance With The Dead, Perturbator, and GosT?

Here's what's on my list to investigate: Carpenter Brut, Le Matos, and Magic Sword.

Tiers in Rain
06-26-2017, 06:00 AM
Any reccos for someone who's a fan of Dance With The Dead, Perturbator, and GosT?

Here's what's on my list to investigate: Carpenter Brut, Le Matos, and Magic Sword.

Anything by Megadrive is pretty good. I especially like their 198XAD album. Also Quite Operational by Monomer is a good listen.

Dracula
06-26-2017, 07:53 AM
Mega Drive, Lazerhawk, Droid Bishop, Trevor Something.

Ted
06-27-2017, 08:06 AM
Cool, thanks! I'll check 'em out!

I've been listening to the Hotline Miami soundtracks for other leads.

Also also, Bourgeoisie (https://soundcloud.com/bourgeoisie/sets/space-tapes-vice) is sounding pretty good and the album covers are rad:

https://i1.sndcdn.com/artworks-000047714423-dz51d6-t500x500.jpg

Ted
06-30-2017, 07:03 PM
Probably old hat, but I can't get Carpenter Brut - Le Perv (https://carpenterbrut.bandcamp.com/track/le-perv-2) out of my head. Man, that back half!

I've added more stuff to my investigation pile:
* Dan Terminus (what little I've heard of The Wrath of Code (https://blood-music.bandcamp.com/album/the-wrath-of-code) is sounding pretty cool)
* Kavinsky
* Dynatron
* Gunship
* Tommy '86
* John Carpenter's Lost Themes I and II (he's on tour (http://www.theofficialjohncarpenter.com/tour/) right now no he's not; that was last year. Darn.)

Tiers in Rain
07-02-2017, 06:20 AM
Not exactly specifically music related but bicycle manufacturer Canyon appears to be working with Kraftwerk to make a really incredibly cool looking bike (https://www.theverge.com/2017/6/30/15900568/canyon-kraftwerk-bike-tour-de-france):

https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Uk3l6hUDESU3bBH6Gbel81Pp-aY=/0x0:700x525/920x613/filters:focal(294x207:406x319):format(webp)/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/55525591/CANYON_X_KRAFTWERK_4.0.jpg

And I need it.

Peach
07-02-2017, 10:17 AM
_B6N7Eumyjs

Tiers in Rain
07-30-2017, 07:49 PM
New Gary Numan song

lHomCiPFknY

Serephine
08-08-2017, 12:08 AM
New Gary Numan song

lHomCiPFknY

aka "people really liked Blackstar, let's try that".

I really am not a fan of Gary Numan.

Ted
09-05-2017, 09:03 AM
New Perturbator EP: New Model (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qEoxu0_8uZU).

Serephine
09-05-2017, 09:29 AM
New Perturbator EP: New Model (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qEoxu0_8uZU).Oh dear, this is way more interesting than Uncanny Valley was!

Ted
09-08-2017, 09:58 AM
Yeah, it's definitely different. I need to give it a few more listens.

In the meantime, I'm kinda digging the straight-ahead sound of Vulta - Sigils (https://vulta.bandcamp.com/album/sigils).


Oh, one more little thing: Dance With The Dead + GosT NA tour (http://www.etix.com/ticket/json/files/get?file=b4f154cf-7f23-4c59-acf5-8a6469d84ee2) is slated for Oct/Nov.

Serephine
09-08-2017, 12:19 PM
Yeah, it's definitely different. I need to give it a few more listens.

In the meantime, I'm kinda digging the straight-ahead sound of Vulta - Sigils (https://vulta.bandcamp.com/album/sigils).


Oh, one more little thing: Dance With The Dead + GosT NA tour (http://www.etix.com/ticket/json/files/get?file=b4f154cf-7f23-4c59-acf5-8a6469d84ee2) is slated for Oct/Nov.Holy fuck, the idea if going to a show by myself is terrifying but I might just do it for DWTD /AND/ Gost, my lord.

Ted
09-08-2017, 02:07 PM
Holy fuck, the idea if going to a show by myself is terrifying but I might just do it for DWTD /AND/ Gost, my lord.

I know, right? I'm trying to decide whether to go to Chicago or St. Louis. The former is closer but the latter has family that might be interested.

Also, I just found out that Indy is indeed a stop on Perturbator's in-progress tour. I'm glad no one was near my desk because I got straight-up little-kid excited there for a second.

Tiers in Rain
09-12-2017, 08:08 AM
My listening time lately has been divided between this Rhys Fulber release:

https://f4.bcbits.com/img/a3504409768_16.jpg (https://sonicgroove.bandcamp.com/album/realism-sg-1778)

Which is this great, classic-sounding EBM. Very berlin techno infused.

and this from Relapso:

https://f4.bcbits.com/img/a0498897015_16.jpg (https://relapso.bandcamp.com/album/iono)

Which is some really interesting cognitive techno.

Tiers in Rain
09-19-2017, 11:50 AM
shPv0B7nfNA

Pheeel
09-21-2017, 12:59 PM
Holy shit, there's a soundtrack album for The Mysterious Cities Of Gold. And it's so good!

Hearing some of these incidental tunes after 30 odd years is a real trip.

Bl1oy-BA_cc
afEKA7i6PYM

Ted
10-05-2017, 09:09 AM
I went to see Perturbator last night and it was awesome. The acoustics weren't the greatest so some treble was lost, but that could have been a function of me wearing earplugs and standing in a poor spot. On the flip side, the acoustics made tracks from New Model especially cathartic and sternum rattling. (Now I'm even more pumped to see GosT and feel the nasty, chunky bass.)

The light/laser treatment was especially cool given the confines of the small space, to the degree that I'm now motivated to learn a lot more about concert lighting design.

Bongo Bill
10-15-2017, 08:21 PM
Some crazy person by the name of Jerobeam Fenderson put together an album called Oscilloscope Music (http://oscilloscopemusic.com/). It deserves to be watched with the music videos, because of the gimmick:

If you play the waveforms back as audio, you get the music. If you feed them into an oscilloscope, you get the video. They're not just synchronized, they're identical.

Here's track 5, "Spirals," recorded (as with the rest of the album (https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLFgoUhNvMLrr8izq38HX6rjFR-nkfklxw)) on an actual oscilloscope:

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Tiers in Rain
10-24-2017, 08:58 AM
The two guys that created the Stranger Things soundtrack have a synthwave project called S U R V I V E. They have a remix EP coming out and Justin Broadrick (JK Flesh, Jesu, Godflesh, etc.) has a pretty snazzy remix on it and I'm really digging it.

JGm7ID-ORcA

Balrog
10-24-2017, 07:55 PM
Holy shit, there's a soundtrack album for The Mysterious Cities Of Gold. And it's so good!

Hearing some of these incidental tunes after 30 odd years is a real trip.

Bl1oy-BA_cc
afEKA7i6PYM

I hate to sound dumb but are these the originals?

Peach
10-24-2017, 10:10 PM
The first video is from Sayonara Jupiter (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sayonara_Jupiter_(film)), for some reason. I can't speak to the provenance of the music, because I am not a 40-year-old French man, but it sounds like vintage Levy, and scans with a couple videos I watched.

Tiers in Rain
10-28-2017, 01:56 PM
Anyone in this thread like Fever Ray? Her new album is out. It's great. The first music video she released for it is extremely unsettling and strange though. That's not exactly surprising but jeez.

Ted
11-02-2017, 12:57 PM
Everything by Occams Laser at Bandcamp is 30% off with checkout code "November".

Just a little thank you!

For the whole month of November you can get 30% off of EVERYTHING on my bandcamp with the code ‘November’ at the checkout.
occamslaser.bandcamp.com

This even includes my discography which is already discounted by 40%.

Thank you for your support, without it I would be just a guy making noise!

Tom / Occams Laser

Pheeel
11-08-2017, 04:10 PM
I hate to sound dumb but are these the originals?

That is the original music from the show, yes. I think the French DVD came with a bonus soundtrack disc which is where those were sourced from.

Rebelfire
11-09-2017, 11:59 PM
ZqTFbQlQzYA

new dan terminus out today!

Name your price here (https://blood-music.bandcamp.com/album/automated-refrains)

Ted
11-10-2017, 09:04 AM
Yes! Been waiting for this one.

Tiers in Rain
11-20-2017, 04:06 PM
Makeup and Vanity Set have a new album out:


https://f4.bcbits.com/img/a0464259766_16.jpg
(https://makeupandvanityset.bandcamp.com/album/syncro-data067)


And is good