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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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Celebrating ‘Night Of The Living Dead’ Director George Romero’s 77th Birthday

This Saturday, Night of the Living Dead director George Romero will celebrate his 77th birthday.  Arguably, zombie apocalypse films and TV shows today owe much to the influence of this seminal classic.  Syfy will be streaming a marathon of the original film on Saturday via their Facebook Page (Bloody Disgusting).  If you are so inclined, you can watch the rescored full movie version as well, featuring music by synth composing duo OGRE and Dallas Campbell here.

Soundtrack Available Now on Lakeshore Records: [iTunes][Bandcamp][Spotify].

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The Rise Of The Synths: Two More Bands Announced

The Rise Of The Synths: OGRE

Lakeshore Records is releasing a special companion album in support of the crowd-funded film The Rise Of The Synths!  The album will feature many of your favorite synthwave artists, including Voyag3r, who was announced last week as part of the roster of featured synth wave artists.

Next up is OGRE, a.k.a. Robin Ogden, prolific composer and sound designer for video games and visual media.  OGRE previously released an album with Lakeshore: Night Of The Living Dead (Original Motion Picture Rescore), co-composed with Dallas Campbell.  

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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Happy Halloween! Stream The Rescored ‘Night Of The Living Dead’ Full Movie On Lakeshore Records’ YouTube Channel!

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As previously announced, composer duo OGRE and Dallas Campbell rescored the classic zombie film, Night Of The Living Dead in full synth glory — soundtrack out now on iTunes, Bandcamp, etc.  Now, you can watch the full movie as it is rescored (below), now live on Lakeshore Records’ YouTube Channel.  If you’re planning to screen this at your Halloween party or just want to let us know what’s inside your BRAINS, leave your comments below!

Happy Halloween…

 

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