One man synth operation SUDDEN CREATION aka Chris Mines deserves an award or a straitjacket or something!
After several years of video previews and gigs showcasing his satirical but very musical songs, the Cambridgeshire based singer/songwriter has finally delivered his debut album, ‘Synth Boys Don’t Smile’. Funny, technostalgic, deadpan and tragic, all within a space of 45 minutes… yes, ‘Synth Boys Don't Smile’ but you possibly will! Continue Reading ›
Recently spotted opening for DEPECHE MODE tribute act SPEAK & SPELL at Bedford Esquires was SUDDEN CREATION, the one-man synth vehicle for long time electronic music enthusiast Chris Mines who has described his sound as “Love, Death and middle-aged angst in three and a half minutes of synthpop.”
Partly inspired By The Electricity Club, ‘Shouldn’t I Be A Girl?’ gives an ironic commentary of the synthpop renaissance over the last five years… on paper, it seems perfect for many aspiring electronic musicians until the realisation dawns that most of the press coverage has been centred on female acts. Continue Reading ›