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The Rise of The Synths Official Companion Album: Lakeshore Will Release Two EPs Featuring All-New Music From Synthwave Artists

The Rise of The Synths EP 1 - Out May 12 on Lakeshore Records

Lakeshore Records will release two official companion EPs for the upcoming documentary The Rise of The Synths this spring.  THE RISE OF THE SYNTHS EP 1 features tracks from Giorgio Moroder & Raney Shockne, Dance With The Dead, OGRE, Lazerhawk, Mega Drive, Voyag3r, and Carpenter Brut’s “Night Stalker”, which was released earlier this year.  The EP will be released exclusively through Lakeshore Records’ Bandcamp on May 1 and through all digital providers on May 12.

The Rise of The Synths is a documentary film project exploring the synthwave music scene. The filmmakers are interviewing both new artists and classic composers who helped to create the genre.  The film is currently in production after a successful Indiegogo campaign. THE RISE OF THE SYNTHS EP 2 will be released in June.  Stay tuned for more album details!  See the EP 1 track list below.

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The Rise of The Synths: Last Days For Film Pre-order and Support is March 30!

Due to some changes “between fiscal sponsorship and Indiegogo,” The Rise of The Synths InDemand campaign must close on March 30, so this is your last chance to take advantage of the exclusive products offered as part of your sponsorship of the forthcoming documentary!  More details at the campaign page on Indiegogo.  They are less than $2,500 towards their $80K goal!


In support of the upcoming The Rise of The Synths documentary about synthwave and ’80s retro and electronic music, Lakeshore is releasing the Companion Album, featuring new and original tracks by Carpenter Brut, Power Glove, Com Truise, Lazerhawk, Dance With The Dead, Code Elektro, Robert Parker, OGRE, Voyager, and more bands to be announced!  Hear the debut single, “Night Stalker” by Carpenter Brut, out now on iTunes, Bandcamp, Spotify — everywhere!

Get Carpenter Brut’s “Night Stalker” track here: [iTunes][Bandcamp][Spotify]



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The Rise Of The Synths: Dance With The Dead Added To Forthcoming Companion Album

The Rise of the Synths Companion Album: Dance With The Dead

Lakeshore Records is excited to announce synthwave artists Dance With The Dead will be featured on the forthcoming The Rise of the Synths Companion Album!  Previously, we announced that Code Elektro, Robert Parker, Waveshaper and OGRE will be a part of this compilation album, featuring new and exclusive tracks.  See the duo, comprised of Justin Pointer and Tony Kim, at select performances in March.  Follow Dance With The Dead on Facebook for details.  The Rise Of The Synths Companion Album is slated to be released this spring, so stay tuned for more updates!

We wanted to write a feel good track that really showcased our style of blending guitars with synthesizers.  The synth scene that’s currently happening is great because there’s so many artists showcasing a fresh perspective on influenced sounds from the early days of synthesizers. – Dance With The Dead


THE RISE OF THE SYNTHS is a feature documentary directed by Iván Castell and produced by Javier Moreno with an amazing team from Spain.  The film is the definitive documentary about synthwave and ’80s retro and electronic music.  The filmmakers’ crowd-funding campaign is running right now.  Head over to IndieGogo to give them your support!


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