For Fans of: Tycho, Kiasmos, Bonobo, Melldu

Electronic composer Melldu releases Mute Theatre LP

 Image credit: Oleg Larin (@beside.himself)               Alternative composer and producer Melldu has released his album Mute Theatre  last week via Maida Maori. The album was preceded by two singles, ‘River’ and the title-track for the LP and also featured the hit song, ‘Gold’, which was premiered via the noteworthy publication Mxdwn.  Stream/ download: Mute Theatre LP [Continue]

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FFO: Kavinsky, Desire, Lunar Bird, Matilde Davoli

Synthwave producer Matilde Davoli remixes Lunar Bird song

Forming in 2017, the Italian/Welsh band based in Cardiff delivers an atmospheric mixture of ethereal Dream Pop and mesmerizing Indie Psychedelia. Band members include RWCMD graduate Jazz singer, songwriter and synth player Roberta Musillami, composer and visual artist Eliseo Di Malto, bass player Francis George, drummer Ellie Strong and synth player Ross Davies. Francis, Ross [Continue]

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FFO: Kraftwerk, M83, Ameli Paul

Interview with evocative, alternative electronic music duo Ameli Paul

Image by: Rica Hellige Consisting of mystical & evocative songstress Ameli & multi-instrumentalist Paul, Ameli Paul was established in 2016. Combining analog & organic soundwaves together paired with the harmonious lullaby-esque qualities of Ameli’s vocal range results in a delicate analog, electronic rhythm. The duo recently shared their EP Beyond Reason via MEIOSIS, and prepare [Continue]

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Synthpop producer Clarian auctions his album, Whale Shark

Enter the Whale Shark NFT Auction Visionary artist Clarian announced the first NFT Music Album Auction ever, ahead of Kings of Leon, via The Golden Spoon on peer-to-peer marketplace OpenSea, March 4th, 2021. Issuing a challenge to the control that streaming giants such as Spotify have established, Clarian is betting he will sell his aptly [Continue]

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FFO: New Order, Depeche Mode,Dolphins

Music duo Dolphins, releases synthpop EP Content

Image by: Walther Le Kon  Dolphins is the project of Valentin Bringmann and Sascha Neubert. Starting out in Leipzig in 2016, they have since then released 1 LP entitled “Fountains”, a few live sessions and played many shows around Europe supporting acts such as Fenster, Arms and Sleepers, Cate Le Bon, Tops and more. The [Continue]

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FFO: FFO: Human League, Depeche Mode, Paupière

Flamboyant synth-pop duo Paupière release sensual song, ‘Cœur Monarque’

Stuck in the 80’s in more than one fashion, Paupière’s latest single ‘Coeur Monarque’ shows appreciation to the work of synth-pop legends like Depeche Mode and The Human League.  ‘Coeur Monarque‘ is an imaginary tale about a girl who lives her life according to her moods. Her freedom contributes to her isolation and she loses [Continue]

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FFO: Chvrches,The Midnight,WOLFCLUB

Synthwave duo WOLFCLUB kick-off 2021 with retro song, ‘A Sea Of Stars’

UK synthwave duo WOLFCLUB kick off the new year with the glistening ‘A Sea Of Stars’, out now via New Retro Wave. Combining retro synths, delicate guitar strings and the angelic vocals of LA singer-songwriter Dora Pereli, ‘A Sea Of Stars’ is a majestic dose of nostalgia that leaves a lasting impression. The accompanying official [Continue]

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FFO: Daft Punk,Gesaffelstein, Soft Crash

Synthwave & electronic music duo Soft Crash debut first EP, Spritzkrieg

Phase Fatale (Ostgut Ton/Hospital Productions) & Pablo Bozzi (half of Imperial Black Unit) have debuted a new collaborative alias, Soft Crash, with an EP titled ‘Spritzkrieg’ coming via BITE.  Payne and Bozzi look to their core influences of synthwave, disco, and early techno to carve a new path they call “italo body music”.  Combining references [Continue]

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FFO: Desire,CHROMATICS,Solomun,Isolation Berlin

Music producer Solomun & band Isolation Berlin collaborate on latest song

Global dance music favourite Solomun returns with new single ‘Kreatur der Nacht’, featuring German indie-rock outfit Isolation Berlin “As a child of the 80s I had wanted to make a track with this special feeling for a long time, one which is playing with the punk and new wave appeal of that time,” Solomun explains. [Continue]

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Jay Wud, f Arca, Oneohtrix Point Never, Forest Swords and Mono/Poly.

A conversation with genre-defying electronic music producer Jay Wud

Jay Wud has left fans at the edge of their seats with his latest LP Dark Cinema, which was released on Monday. This album touches on the darkest period for most, if not all of mankind; that being the ramifications of the pandemic. The music producer is known for releasing work that speaks on his [Continue]

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