Composer & producer Rob Waters joins forces with Tangerine Dream artist Ulrich Schnauss for this retro-electronic dreamland that is Der Verbote.
While Kid Apollo undoubtedly has a style that appeals and is genuinely immersive and likeable, it’s also incredibly unpredictable – these are artistic audio experiences, designed to focus on certain feelings in a wholly hypnotic, provocative fashion.
Hypnotic riff work & lightly doubled vocals loaded with seductive depth guide us through a deeply poetic, intriguing opening track as Head Fake’s new EP hits the scene.
These songs are incredibly personal, intimate and honest, underlining a willingness to be vulnerable – both conceptually and musically.
Mirror tells a deeply personal story, that of remembering standing before a mirror in his younger days, reflecting upon his reflection; and the perspective of the self in comparison to that of others.
A pristinely produced, rather immaculate journey through electronic composition and human thought, and it works brilliantly to enhance your mood and energy when listened to at volume.
Leading with emotive songwriting and a subtle eighties influence throughout, Land’s new EP Down By This River effectively introduces a band with a uniquely expressive lyrical and vocal backbone.
Industrial rhythms and hypnotic loops create a heavily eighties-influenced, dramatic yet energizing vibe for this fresh single from Washington’s Aspect Ratio.
This album manages to be conceptually heavy at the same time as being delightfully carefree. In a nutshell, it encapsulates a mindset that we could all use a little help adopting in times like these.
Coming in at close to the eight minute mark, the track effectively takes its audience on a complex and hypnotic journey through rhythm, thought, and the depths of space.
The performance aspect of this best-of collection from Mr. Strange is undoubtedly what gives it such a multi-layered, colourful and unpredictable aura. When you fuse that with the lyrics and stories that lie within, you quite quickly come to understand why the band gave themselves this name.
“No matter how much of an edge the sound has and no matter how much of a gothic touch Alterity has, there is no denying the Pop hooks, the catchy riffs in the guitars and synths, and the structure that gives way to a Pop song.”