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Matt Hill, better known as synth composer Umberto, gives us ‘Confrontations’– a lurid album jammed with an italo-disco/soundtrack-esque mood that will make you travel into a creepy foreign landscape once your eyelids shut.

Hill’s sounds in “Confrontations” are more defined from 70’s synth pop punctuations, relatively different than his three previous and more giallo directed productions. It’s impossible not to name drop horror genre maestro Dario Argento for all the imagery in the tracks, but mix it with some flickering Giorgio Morder disco and get caught in the hypnotic road trip Umberto wants you to ride. Continue Reading

Satisfy your ghoulish curiosity with this sublime cinematic makeover of Feist’s ‘Graveyard’ by my very favorite… TRUST.  Preaching necromancy spells, Feist’s ghostly vocals flow in perfect harmony with this gloomy beat full of soothing wet synths.  If you haven’t heard Trust’s self-titled album debut, check it out here… if you know whats good for you.  Free download this little gem below.


☯ tamarasky