Synthentral 20170704: July 4th Special!

New episode of Synthentral is now online!

Today’s episode is a special July 4th with songs about Independence, Freedom, Revolution, Rebels, and all that stuff. The song called Freedom may be about freedom from a person instead of freedom from tyranny, but in reality, those two freedoms are one in the same.

Today’s episode features music by Figures On A Beach, Apoptygma Berzerk, Miss FD, Ruined Conflict, Cryo, Atlantic Popes, Funker Vogt, Provision, Psy’Aviah, Ayria, DE/VISION, Destroid, The Comsat Angels, Alice in Videoland, Wideband Network, [:SITD:], Colony 5, Mindless Faith, Endless Shame, Cut Copy, Whiteqube, Velvet Acid Christ, Covenant, Ruined Conflict, Bigod 20, and Modulate!

Just click on the synthesizer below to listen!

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Music Time! “July 4th” Edition. 7/4/16

It’s been a while since I posted some music. Since today is July 4th, I’m going with music about Independence, Freedom, Treason, Rebellion, etc. So let’s see what MediaMonkey comes up with!

Happy 4th to everyone! Please stay cool and safe as you celebrate today. Lots of heat issues out there, so stay hydrated and watch for signs of heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Oh, and keep your pets cool as well.

ARTIST: Figures on a Beach
SONG: Independence Day
ALBUM: Figures on a Beach
YEAR: 1989

ARTIST: Apoptygma Berzerk
SONG: Rebel
ALBUM: 7
YEAR: 1998

ARTIST: Miss FD
SONG: Rebel Apprentice
ALBUM: Monsters In The Industry
YEAR: 2010

ARTIST: Ruined Conflict
SONG: Treason
ALBUM: A.R.M.O.R (Expanded Edition)
YEAR: 2014

ARTIST: Cryo
SONG: Freedom
ALBUM: Mixed Emotions
YEAR: 2007

ARTIST: Distorted Reality
SONG: Rebel Yell
ALBUM: Daydreams And Nightmares (Limited Edition)
YEAR: 2006

ARTIST: Atlantic Popes
SONG: Freedom
ALBUM: Atlantic Popes
YEAR: 2000

ARTIST: Funker Vogt
SONG: Civil War
ALBUM: Execution Tracks
YEAR: 1998

ARTIST: Provision
SONG: A New Revolution
ALBUM: A New Revolution
YEAR: 2012

ARTIST: Neon Electronics
SONG: Road to Freedom
ALBUM: NE
YEAR: 2015

ARTIST: Psy’Aviah
SONG: Song Of Independence
ALBUM: Introspection Extrospection (Limited Edition)
YEAR: 2011

Don’t forget to check out Ayria on tour! She’ll be in Austin in December at Elysium Austin and I can’t wait to finally see her in concert!

ARTIST: Ayria
SONG: Selling-Rebellion
ALBUM: Flicker
YEAR: 2005

ARTIST: DE/VISION
SONG: Freedom
ALBUM: Void
YEAR: 1999

ARTIST: Destroid
SONG: Revolution
ALBUM: Loudspeaker
YEAR: 2007

ARTIST: The Comsat Angels
SONG: Independence Day
ALBUM: Waiting for a Miracle
YEAR: 1980

ARTIST: Alice in Videoland
SONG: We Are Rebels
ALBUM: She’s A Machine
YEAR: 2008

ARTIST: Wideband Network
SONG: Freedom
ALBUM: Universe (Extended Edition)
YEAR: 2003

ARTIST: [:SITD:]
SONG: Revolution
ALBUM: Dunkelziffer (Limited Edition)
YEAR: 2014

ARTIST: Colony 5
SONG: Freedom
ALBUM: Lifeline
YEAR: 2002

ARTIST: Mindless Faith
SONG: Independence Day (Version)
ALBUM: Medication For The Misinformed
YEAR: 2007

ARTIST: Endless Shame
SONG: Rebel Girl
ALBUM: Generation Blind (Limited Edition)
YEAR: 2011

ARTIST: Cut Copy
SONG: Blink And You’ll Miss A Revolution
ALBUM: Zonoscope
YEAR: 2011

ARTIST: Violent Femmes
SONG: American Music
ALBUM: Add It Up (1981-1993)
YEAR: 1991

ARTIST: Whiteqube
SONG: Revolution Riot
ALBUM: Panic, Rage, Riot, Revolt! EP
YEAR: 2014

ARTIST: Bad Religion
SONG: American Dream
ALBUM: How Could Hell Be Any Worse?
YEAR: 1982

ARTIST: Velvet Acid Christ
SONG: Revolution 101
ALBUM: Neuralblastoma
YEAR: 1995

ARTIST: Covenant
SONG: We Want Revolution
ALBUM: Northern Light
YEAR: 2002

ARTIST: The Mission
SONG: Hymn (For America)
ALBUM: Children (Deluxe Edition)
YEAR: 1988

ARTIST: Love and Rockets
SONG: Be the Revolution
ALBUM: Hot Trip to Heaven
YEAR: 1994

ARTIST: Ruined Conflict
SONG: Rebellion
ALBUM: Revolutionary Mayhem
YEAR: 2014

ARTIST: Bigod 20
SONG: America
ALBUM: Steel Works
YEAR: 1992

ARTIST: Funker Vogt
SONG: Revolution
ALBUM: Companion In Crime (Limited Edition)
YEAR: 2013

ARTIST: Falco
SONG: America
ALBUM: Greatest Hits
YEAR: 1999 (album)

ARTIST: Modulate
SONG: Revolution
ALBUM: Detonation (Extended Version)
YEAR: 2008

ARTIST: Love and Rockets
SONG: An American Dream
ALBUM: Express
YEAR: 1986

And finally the perfect American song for today’s social and political environment in America:

ARTIST: Green Day
SONG: American Idiot
ALBUM: American Idiot
YEAR: 2004

Music Time! 4/16/16

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Sitting here watching the rain. What “rain” songs do I have? Well, let’s shuffle and see…

ARTIST: Bronski Beat
SONG: Hard Rain (Hundreds and Thousands Remix)
ALBUM: Age of Consent
YEAR: 1983

ARTIST: Duran Duran
SONG: Before The Rain
ALBUM: All You Need Is Now
YEAR: 2010

ARTIST: Social Ambitions
SONG: Rain
ALBUM: Almost Gone
YEAR: 2010

ARTIST: Minitel Rose
SONG: Under the Rain
ALBUM: Atlantique
YEAR: 2010

ARTIST: Escape With Romeo
SONG: Helicopters in the Falling Rain
ALBUM: Autumn On Venus
YEAR: 1991

ARTIST: The Charlatans
SONG: (No One) Not Even The Rain
ALBUM: Between 10th and 11th
YEAR: 1992

ARTIST: Velvet Acid Christ
SONG: Rain for 27 Days
ALBUM: Between The Eyes, Vol #2 1994
YEAR: 2004

ARTIST: BeRain
SONG: Rain
ALBUM: Blackout
YEAR: 2010

ARTIST: Vangelis
SONG: Tears In Rain
ALBUM: Blade Runner Motion Picture Soundtrack
YEAR: 1982

ARTIST: Alphaville
SONG: Summer Rain
ALBUM: The Breathtaking Blue
YEAR: 1989

Marsheaux redid the entire A Broken Frame album by Depeche Mode and it’s brilliant! Seriously, go buy it if you missed the release last year! I’ll post the DM version next just because.

ARTIST: marsheaux
SONG: The Sun And The Rainfall
ALBUM: A Broken Frame
YEAR: 2015

The original by Depeche Mode that was redone so well by Marsheaux.

ARTIST: Depeche Mode
SONG: The Sun & the Rainfall
ALBUM: A Broken Frame (UK Version)
YEAR: 1982

ARTIST: spektralized
SONG: In the Rain
ALBUM: Capture The Moment
YEAR: 2006

ARTIST: Peter Murphy
SONG: Mercy Rain
ALBUM: Cascade
YEAR: 1995

ARTIST: The Comsat Angels
SONG: Pray for Rain
ALBUM: Chasing Shadows
YEAR: 1987

ARTIST: Solitary Experiments
SONG: Out In the Rain
ALBUM: Compendium 2
YEAR: 2010

Just realized I have almost 200 songs with the word “rain” in them. Obviously I can’t post all of them. So just a few more.

I introduced Suzie to The Crow about a month ago and she didn’t like it. Oh well, we can’t all be awesome all the time.

ARTIST: Jane Siberry
SONG: It Can’t Rain All the Time
ALBUM: The Crow (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
YEAR: 1995

ARTIST: The Jesus And Mary Chain
SONG: Happy When It Rains
ALBUM: Darklands
YEAR: 1987

ARTIST: Love and Rockets
SONG: Rain Bird
ALBUM: Earth, Sun, Moon
YEAR: 1987