Synthentral! 20170225

New episode of Synthentral, a stream of synth-based music, is now online!

Today’s episode features music by N-Stein, Decoded Feedback, Informatik, eXcubitors, Soil & Eclipse, Das Präparat, Endanger, Sharon Next, Halo Effect, Lakeside Church, Accessory, The Beloved, Mr Kitty, Minerve, Assemblage 23, Mesh, Cut Copy, Equatronic, Cause & Effect, BAK XIII, Bal Paré, Backandtotheleft, Mackintosh Braun, Fiction 8, Diorama, Atari Cowboy, and Intuition

Just click on the synthesizer below to listen to the stream!

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Music Time! “Fools” Edition! 7/13/16

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So apparently today is “Fool’s Paradise Day.” Whatever that means. I can’t imagine anything being paradise if it’s run by fools or inhabited by nothing but fools. Then again… this is an election year and we seem to be surrounded by fools.

So let’s listen to some “fools” music and start it off with a song about this day.

ARTIST: Oingo Boingo
SONG: Fool’s Paradise
ALBUM: Dead Man’s Party
YEAR: 1985

ARTIST: !distain
SONG: Fools We Are
ALBUM: 25 Frames A Second (Expanded Edition)
YEAR: 2004

ARTIST: Alien Vampires
SONG: Fools
ALBUM: Alfa Matrix Re:Covered Vol. 2 – A Tribute To Depeche Mode
YEAR: 2011

ARTIST: Rupesh Cartel
SONG: Fool’s Gold
ALBUM: Anchor Baby (Expanded)
YEAR: 2009

ARTIST: Limahl
SONG: I Was a Fool
ALBUM: Best of Limahl
YEAR: 1984 (song)

ARTIST: BeRain
SONG: We Are Fools
ALBUM: Blackout
YEAR: 2010

ARTIST: clan of xymox
SONG: Dream of Fools
ALBUM: Darkest Hour
YEAR: 2011

ARTIST: Frozen Plasma
SONG: Foolish Dreams
ALBUM: DEKADENZ
YEAR: 2015

ARTIST: Accessory
SONG: Ship of Fools
ALBUM: Electrostorm Vol.6
YEAR: 2015

ARTIST: Diary of Dreams
SONG: Fool to Blame
ALBUM: End of Flowers
YEAR: 1996

ARTIST: Beborn Beton
SONG: The Only Fool
ALBUM: Fake (Deluxe Edition)
YEAR: 1999

ARTIST: Neuroticfish
SONG: You’re the Fool
ALBUM: Gelb
YEAR: 2005

There was a rumor floating around that Halovox has new music coming out. A few weeks ago I posted another song and Halovox posted on my thread that they were, in fact, working on new music. I hope everyone else is as excited as I am to hear new Halovox music!

ARTIST: halovox
SONG: Foolish Slave
ALBUM: Halovox
YEAR: 2004

ARTIST: BAK XIII
SONG: The Fool
ALBUM: In Omnia Paratus
YEAR: 2013

ARTIST: Erasure
SONG: Ship of Fools
ALBUM: The Innocents
YEAR: 1988

ARTIST: New Order
SONG: Nothing But A Fool
ALBUM: Music Complete
YEAR: 2015

ARTIST: Talk Talk
SONG: My Foolish Friend
ALBUM: Natural History: Very Best of Talk Talk
YEAR: 1990 (album)

ARTIST: Ego Likeness
SONG: The Foolish Man Who Has No Home
ALBUM: The Order of the Reptile
YEAR: 2007

ARTIST: Endanger
SONG: Fool
ALBUM: Revolt
YEAR: 2008

ARTIST: BACKLASH
SONG: Fool Impersonated
ALBUM: Shape of Things to Come
YEAR: 2007

Can’t wait to see these guys in Houston on 10/14 at the House of Blues!

ARTIST: Echo and the Bunnymen
SONG: Fools Like Us
ALBUM: What Are You Going To Do With Your Life?
YEAR: 1999

Music Time! “Saturday” Edition, 4/30/16

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It’s Saturday Night! What am I doing? Not a damn thing. I’m sitting at home processing and editing music because I just don’t feel like going out! I wonder what I have with “Saturday” in it…

ARTIST: BAK XIII
SONG: Saturday Night
ALBUM: Ibi Deficit Orbis
YEAR: 2010

ARTIST: Crowded House
SONG: Saturday Sun
ALBUM: Intriguer
YEAR: 2010

ARTIST: The Cure
SONG: 10:15 Saturday Night
ALBUM: Boys Don’t Cry
YEAR: 1980

ARTIST: Cut Copy
SONG: Saturdays
ALBUM: Bright Like Neon Love
YEAR: 2004

ARTIST: Equatronic
SONG: Saturday In Silesia
ALBUM: Unreleased
YEAR: 2005

ARTIST: Erasure
SONG: I Love Saturday
ALBUM: I Say I Say I Say
YEAR: 2005

ARTIST: The New Division
SONG: Saturday Night
ALBUM: Shadows (Limited Edition)
YEAR: 1994

ARTIST: Pet Shop Boys
SONG: Saturday Night Fever
ALBUM: Bilingual – Further Listening 1995-1997 (Special Edition)
YEAR: 1996

ARTIST: rational youth
SONG: Saturdays In Silesia
ALBUM: Cold War Nightlife
YEAR: 1982

Music Time! 4/10/16

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Severe weather possible north of me and southwest of me, but not near me. So no chasing for me today. But I’m in the mood for “storms,” so here’s some “storm” music…

ARTIST: The Mission
SONG: Shelter From the Storm
ALBUM: Anthology: The Phonogram Years
YEAR: 2006

ARTIST: Pet Shop Boys
SONG: The Calm Before The Storm
ALBUM: Bilingual – Further Listening 1995-1997 (Special Edition)
YEAR: 2001

ARTIST: The Pixies
SONG: Stormy Weather
ALBUM: Bossanova
YEAR: 1990

ARTIST: Sonik Foundry
SONG: Into the Storm
ALBUM: Chaos (Expanded Edition)
YEAR: 2013

ARTIST: The Frozen Autumn
SONG: Before the Storm
ALBUM: Chirality
YEAR: 2011

ARTIST: L’Âme Immortelle
SONG: Eye of the Storm
ALBUM: Drahtseilakt (Limited Edition)
YEAR: 2014

ARTIST: mind.in.a.box
SONG: Sun and Storm
ALBUM: Dreamweb
YEAR: 2005

ARTIST: Faderhead
SONG: Storm Sparks Structure
ALBUM: FH2
YEAR: 2007

ARTIST: Angels & Agony
SONG: Stormhead
ALBUM: Forever EP
YEAR: 2002

ARTIST: Hungry Lucy
SONG: Storm
ALBUM: Glo
YEAR: 2003

ARTIST: Decence
SONG: The Storm
ALBUM: Ianus
YEAR: 2008

ARTIST: Thompson Twins
SONG: Storm On the Sea
ALBUM: Into the Gap
YEAR: 1984

ARTIST: Syrian
SONG: Future Storm
ALBUM: Kosmonauta (Limited Edition)
YEAR: 2005

ARTIST: BAK XIII
SONG: Storms
ALBUM: Morituri Te Salutant
YEAR: 2005

ARTIST: diskonnekted
SONG: Storm
ALBUM: Old School Policies (Deluxe Edition)
YEAR: 2008

ARTIST: Shiny Toy Guns
SONG: When Did This Storm Begin?
ALBUM: Season Of Poison
YEAR: 2008

ARTIST: Covenant
SONG: Storm
ALBUM: Sequencer
YEAR: 1996

ARTIST: Dance With the Dead
SONG: There’s a Storm Coming
ALBUM: The Shape
YEAR: 2016

ARTIST: Echo and the Bunnymen
SONG: Stormy Weather
ALBUM: Siberia
YEAR: 2005

ARTIST: Ashbury Heights
SONG: Stormbringer
ALBUM: Three Cheers For The Newlydeads
YEAR: 2007

ARTIST: Inter-Connection
SONG: Riding Out the Storm
ALBUM: Traces from Heaven
YEAR: 2012

ARTIST: Solitary Experiments
SONG: Eye of a Storm
ALBUM: Trial and Error
YEAR: 2013

ARTIST: Les Anges De La Nuit
SONG: The Storm
ALBUM: Under God’s Name
YEAR: 2006

Music Time! 2/11/16

Time to hit the shuffle button on MediaMonkey and see what comes out. I hope you discover new artists from this effort!

ARTIST: System Syn
SONG: Absence
ALBUM: All Seasons Pass
YEAR: 2011

ARTIST: XTC
SONG: Dear Madam Barnum
ALBUM: Nonsuch
YEAR: 1992

ARTIST: Siouxsie And The Banshees
SONG: Desert Kisses
ALBUM: Kaleidoscope
YEAR: 1980

ARTIST: Point of View
SONG: Always I Think of You
ALBUM: O.N.E.
YEAR: 1997

The Cure are on tour! Check your local venues!

ARTIST: The Cure
SONG: Last Day of Summer
ALBUM: Bloodflowers
YEAR: 2000

I’ve been to a lot of concerts. Some bands just stand there and sing. Some bands put on damn near an Opera-like show. Some bands just have an amazing stage presence. VNV Nation is one of those bands. If you get a chance to see them live, do it. You won’t regret it.

ARTIST: VNV Nation
SONG: Generator
ALBUM: Transnational
YEAR: 2013

ARTIST: Say Y
SONG: Schwarzer Engel
ALBUM: Refill
YEAR: 2003

ARTIST: Glow
SONG: Lost
ALBUM: The Years
YEAR: 2005

Sometimes I think I was the only person listening to Jullan. They’re a Japanese Synthpop band and very few people in the states remember them.

ARTIST: Jullan
SONG: Because of Love
ALBUM: Electromance
YEAR: 1984

ARTIST: Alien Vampires
SONG: Lies
ALBUM: Harshlizer
YEAR: 2010

ARTIST: Miss Kitten
SONG: Sunset Mission
ALBUM: Calling From the Stars
YEAR: 2013

ARTIST: BAK XIII
SONG: Body Religion
ALBUM: Ultima Ratio Regum
YEAR: 2008

ARTIST: Skinny Puppy
SONG: The Choke
ALBUM: Bites
YEAR: 1985

ARTIST: Dead Or Alive
SONG: Misty Circles (Dance Mix)
ALBUM: Sophisticated Boom Boom (Expanded Edition)
YEAR: 1984 (2010 Re-Release)

ARTIST: Clan of Xymox
SONG: Crucified
ALBUM: Creatures
YEAR: 1999

ARTIST: Client
SONG: The Chill of October
ALBUM: City
YEAR: 2004

ARTIST: Regenerator
SONG: Excision
ALBUM: Debugged
YEAR: 1999

ARTIST: The Other Two
SONG: You Can Fly (Quake Dub)
ALBUM: Super Highways
YEAR: 1999

ARTIST: Neuroticfish
SONG: The Bomb
ALBUM: Gelb
YEAR: 2005

ARTIST: Public Image Ltd.
SONG: Rise (Bob Clearmountain Remix)
ALBUM: Greatest Hits So Far
YEAR: 1986