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TEC’s 2015 End Of Year Review

System100 CakeThe user manual for the Roland System 100 semi-modular synthesizer profoundly stated “there are no illegal connections…” - and in modern electronic music, that is still the case with the accomplished artists of today very much connected to the synth pioneers of yesteryear like KRAFTWERK, OMD, DEPECHE MODE and THE HUMAN LEAGUE. 2014 was a comparatively lean 12 months, but this year found many veterans returning to the fold. Continue Reading ›

RARE FACTURE Light In The Dark

RARE FACTURE Light In The DarkThe beginning of 2014 saw a new American duo emerge onto the synthpop scene from Utah's capital Salt Lake City. Singer, songwriter and producer Tom Cella joined forces with David Burdick, a producer and tune maker. In July that same year, the curiously named first single 'Nothing Matters' was released. 'Light In The Dark' has been described in the press release as "a blend of synthpop, trance and futurepop". Continue Reading ›