synthpop

E.g., 22 Jul 2017

Industry

At least three bands share the name "Industry": 1)A New York-based synth/pop band most famous for the club hit "State of the Nation" and the Stranger To Stranger LP. 2) Bass-guitar player Babayev Fouad founded "Industry" band in April 1994 in Baku and it became the first band in Azerbaijan, promoting grunge-rock.. Founders of the band was formed in 1995 at the same time debut concert was done in "Bakport" club. In 1996 band gave one more concert on several festivals: ("Rock-Fiesta", "Tochka Opori") and got its fans, number of which was increasing from concert to concert.

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Heartbreak

Ali Renault and Sebastian Muravchix juxtapose different backgrounds (Electro vs. Italo Pop) to create a hybrid that will make the world dance with tears in their eyes, like bi-polar maniacs in the brink of an ecstatic panic attack!

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Beat Ratio

Beat Ratio is a London based solo artist producing focused electro-pop tunes with an old school approach. Working exclusively on cassette, from the initial ideas to the final masters, he uses the limitations imposed by tape as an incentive for creativity and a way to escape the perfectionism of music software. Funky beats, synth-pop and traditional songwriting are all processed through a DIY blender in an attempt to produce music with which to recapture a time, not long ago, when "less was more".

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Polyphonic Size

Polyphonic Size has never been a real band, but Roger-Marc Vande Voorde's project. Born in Charleroi (Belgium) in 1959, the young teenager Roger-Marc spent some time in Germany, near Cologne. Being a true Rolling Stones fan, he started to learn guitar and began to play in small local bands : Berk, Reynolds, Magnetix and mostly Melody. Some live tapes still exist, recorded late 76, early 77, with an overexcited Roger-Marc singing 1960's/70's classics : Get Back, Jumping Jack Flash...

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Swerve

Formed in 2003, Swerve emerges from a late twentieth century soundscape into the twenty-first with a clear, precise sense of musical vision and performance. With roots in the synth-pop sounds of the eighties and post-punk undertones, Swerve create a melodious electro-pop, infused with a touch of downtempo, drum & bass, and progressive trance. A four piece, Swerve is fronted by female singer Jaclyn Blankenship, whose voice and persona counter balance the electronic stylings of Jorge Espino and Elvis Sánchez and the percussive, acoustic nature of Jason McGinnis.

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MUTEMATH

MUTEMATH is an band which formed in New Orleans, LA, United States in 2003. They consist of Paul Meany (vocals, keytar, keyboards, samples), Roy Mitchell-Cárdenas (bass, percussion), Darren King (drums, samples), and Todd Gummerman (guitar, keyboards, backing vocals). Since MUTEMATH released its first EP in late 2004 and hit the road in 2005, their inherent nature has challenged limitations and expanded parameters.

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