A truly international line-up gathered for Synth Wave Live 3, with acts from three continents present at London’s Electrowerkz on a rare sunny day in what has been a very rainy June. Combining synthpop and new wave, it was as if acid house had never happened.
Featuring a range of musicians from original Some Bizzare trailblazers and prog synthpop veterans to various musical descendants of Mute Records, things all came nicely together for a varied but coherent bill with no rude awakening.... Continue Reading ›
Inevitably influenced by KRAFTWERK and DAVID BOWIE, one of Eugenio Valente's mission statements is “pop is a not crime”. EUGENE has been making synthwaves in the past 18 months, particularly with the dreamily propulsive collaboration with LISBON KID's Danny De Matos called ‘Waiting for You’.
The Electricity Club chatted to the Italian singer, songwriter, arranger, producer and remixer about his ethos and upcoming appearance in London at Synth Wave Live 3… Continue Reading ›
From Wall Of Sound Records, the stable that brought the world the stable that brought the world RÖYKSOPP, LES RHYTHMES DIGITALES and PROPELLERHEADS, comes Italian singer, songwriter, arranger, producer and remixer EUGENE.
Although his first single ‘Dior DNA’ was released in 2006 by UdU Records and the Casio-laced ‘Promenade’ came out in 2014, EUGENE has been making synthwaves in the past 12 months, particularly with the dreamy ‘Waiting for You’. Continue Reading ›