Jake Schrock : Tropical Depression

Jake Schrock makes music that feels breezy and calm, but always with a sense of unease just under the surface. Vintage synths and drum machines click, hiss, and breathe like ancient devices discussing the world’s end in a language we can’t understand. Yet, those mechanical tomes pull us in and allow us to get lost […]

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Synthesizer Music : Jake Schrock Talks ‘Tropical Depression’ And Writing For The Instrument

Musician Jake Schrock creates music in the world of synthesizers, and he’s a classicist in that regards. Meaning, he works in the realm of analog and vintage gear, building his musical worlds from circuits, tubes, and all the warmth that came with classic synth records from the 70s. There’s a depth in his work that […]

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Jake Schrock’s “Cosmic Ocean”

There’s a very specific vibe that permeates Jake Schrock’s newest track “Cosmic Ocean”. Inside its swelling synths and “come hither” pulse there’s also a sense of impending dread. Like standing on the shoreline and looking into the endless horizon, seeing or sensing just beyond the orange and purple hues some impending doom. Despite knowing the […]

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