Montréal’s RATIONAL YOUTH were founded in 1980 by synth enthusiasts Tracy Howe and Bill Vorn. Along with PSYCHE and MEN WITHOUT HATS, they were among the trailblazers for electronic music in Canada.
And now Cold War Night Life, the online magazine of electronic music and culture, has curated ‘Heresy: A Tribute To RATIONAL YOUTH’, a covers collection of the Canadian synth pioneers’ best-known songs. Continue Reading ›
Released at the back end of 2015, ‘Presence’ by Swedish veterans TWICE A MAN isthe follow-up album to 2010’s ‘Icicles’. The band, founded by Dan Söderqvist and Karl Gasleben released their debut long player ‘Music For Girls’ in 1982.
TWICE A MAN have maintained a steady presence and a cult following over the years. ‘High In The Clouds’ is a marvellous epic journey in psychedelic synthesized melancholy. Continue Reading ›