“Synths Are Not Nostalgic” : Lars Meijer Talks Hunter Complex’ Newest ‘Dead Calm and Zero Degrees

Lars Meijer works in a sonic world unto himself. You listen to one of his Hunter Complex records and you’ll likely hear something familiar, but within a moment the familiarity fades and you’re hearing something completely unique. Meijer pulls influence from artists as wide-ranging as Mark Isham, Prince, and Guided By Voices. He pulls bits […]

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Repeated Viewing and Timothy Fife Explore Paranormal Sounds of the Synthesizer

How do you explain the inexplicable? Those things that cannot be explained which lurk where we fear to tread once that last light goes dark. Have you ever been witness to a mischief of unexplained origin knocking about an old library or farmhouse? Objects set along the mantelpiece moved to another room, or words scribbled […]

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Mr. Eff : Eyes Down

New York, 1981. Times Square was still littered with drug deals, porno theaters, and a general sense post-apocalyptic urban decay. By this point even Travis Bickle had said the hell with it, parked the cab, and moved to the suburbs. The “Big Apple” was indeed rotting to the core. It’d be several years before Giuliani […]

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Galactic Protector : Evening

There’s truly something quite magical about Galactic Protector’s debut album Evening. It’s made much in the same fashion as a lot of electronic/synth-heavy records are; human in a room with synthesizers, drum machines, and recording device. Ideas based around futuristic worlds and epic struggles put to music. But with Bryan Richie(bass/keys player for rockers The […]

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