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Naked Lunch & Other Bands They Never Play On The Radio

Songs too weird to make it on classic rock radio with '80s synth pop cult band Naked Lunch.
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Rediscovering Trees, the Best ’80s Synth Band You Never Heard Of

Dane Conover was San Diego's answer to Prince. Working nearly alone and playing everything himself his album Sleep Convention as "Trees" is a synthpop masterpiece.
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Giorgio Moroder is 78 and Just Announced His First Live Tour

One of the most influential musicians in history, Giorgio Moroder will appear with a live band at several dates in 2019. Donna Summer will appear on screen and in sync.

BarbWalters Invites us to a Wonderful Spread of Future Funk

Reconnect by BarbWalters is out now from the always provocative Business Casual.

John Carpenter’s Lost Themes Remixed

Silent Servant, Zola Jesus and Dean Hurley and more have their remixes of maestro John Carpenter's "Lost Themes" pressed to wax.
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Carpenter Brut is Swinging Through the US

French electro-synth suspect Carpenter Brut embarks on the US leg of his tour in April featuring dates in LA, Coachella, Chicago and wrapping up in New York in May.

Alexander Robotnick’s Snapshots of a Happy Time – 2.5 Hour Italo Disco Mix

Here's a two and a half hour DJ mix from 2012 of maestro Alexander Robotnick playing Italo Disco classics.
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Javarnanda: Classified

Javarnanda is the rare synthwave artist whose appreciation of the past goes further than skin-deep.
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Highly Cited: John Carpenter Collects His Movie Themes for Anthology

From Prince of Darkness to Assault on Precinct 13: John Carpenter continues the next act in an incredible career with 13 movie themes, anthologized.

E. Live: Feelin Nervous

Bay Area funk warlock E. Live is casting lightning bolt spells at you on this Star Creature-affiliated 7" single.
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Italo Classics by KASSO Get Re-Edited by Jellybean Benitez

An Italo classic, New York and Chicago House staple from Best Record worked over by Jellybean Benitez with a magic that never loses its touch.
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Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark: Isotype

OMD is far from done, as this choice cut from their LP The Punishment of Luxury illustrates.
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Light Speed: Pictures of Voyager 12

Voyager 12 has released tracks going back at least six years, but none so lovely as the electronic sonnets and synthesized lullabies of Pictures.
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Listen to Rare Soviet Underground New Wave from the ’80s

Zero: Two demos from cult '80s Soviet Union New Wave band Kofe released by Other Voices.
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Review: Matthew Dear in the Gloam on “Modafinil Blues”

Evoking David Bowie & Iggy Pop in Berlin, Modafinil Blues is a milepost on the way to the next Matthew Dear album, painted in surreal colors.
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Beta Evers/Spatial Relation: Split 12″ EP

Split EP featuring three tracks from the fascinating Beta Evers ranging from proto-acid to dirging new wave.
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Magnus International: Julienne

The perfect blend of melody, rhythm, dancefloor sensibility and mental acuity from Magnus International's Synths of Jupiter EP.
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Soul Clap Edit of Benjamin Ball’s I Just Keep Dancing on Wax

Soul Clap's choice remix from the South African '80s synth-disco project Boogie Breakdown gets served up.

Anthony Nicholson Releases Night-clubb-ing on Bandcamp

Anthony Nicholson releases a record of twitchy, synth-driven dance that owes much to House Music's Italo, New Wave and Krautrock roots.
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Roman: P A L M S

Fragments of songs, or fragments of songs mixed up, manipulated, fucked with on Roman's P A L M S album from Colosseum Records.

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Remembering the 36 people who died during a show at the warehouse-turned-artists' space on December 2, 2016.
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