Tag Archives: synth pop

Ms. Tamara Sky and myself, Tre are on dirt duty this week and we have some splendidly fresh sounds for your experienced ears.  From massive drops to spotless underlying groove, Tamara and myself have covered all the bases.  So sit back, grab some free tunes and enjoy!

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Canadian Techno/New Wave & video game aficionado, Marc Houle, released music under the Minus label for many years. But like the old saying goes, “If you want something done right, you have to do it yourself.”  This, along with the fact that Houle’s musical inclinations were veering further away from Minus’ new sound, made him realize it was time to do his own thing in order to stay true to his unique retro sound. Continue Reading

There’s something strikingly original about Toronto’s music that is heavily influenced by New Wave, Goth and Rave.  The latest addition to this movement is Arts & Crafts synth-pop duo TRUST, formed by Maya Postepski (one-third of the band Austra) and Robert Alfons.  Last month they debuted their first full-length album titled TRST , which is an all around solid production.  Even though their sound is more introverted & cold-wave influenced, a comparison with Crystlal Castles must be made.  Continue Reading