Ladyhawke-Wild Things

One thing I’ve come to enjoy about synthpop over they last couple years is its ability to convey emotions that regular instruments can’t quite get right. Synths can provide a sense of ethereal happiness, but also get dingy and dark like you’re drowning in an ocean of despair. It’s quite the range. On Wild Things, Ladyhawke sticks mostly on the happiness end of the spectrum … Continue reading Ladyhawke-Wild Things

Jacco Gardner-“Find Yourself” (Video)

There’s a great scene in the new Jacco Gardner video, directed by Bear Damen, that is straight out of Empire Strikes Back. Watch the video and see if you get it (if you’ve seen Empire I highly doubt you could miss it). The visuals are dark and trippy, but the song itself is rather beautiful. This is from Gardner’s new album Hypnophobia, due out on … Continue reading Jacco Gardner-“Find Yourself” (Video)