Post Tagged with: "vintage synth"

Blue Moth "Warp Jangle Stomp" and "3 To The Power Of Moog"

New Tracks: Blue Moth “Warp Jangle Stomp” and “3 To The Power Of Moog”

Blue Moth is a new psychedelic duo that pairs the Chicago analogue synth player Will MacLean of Ice Cream Mission to Mars, whose self-titled debut release was one of our favorites of 2013, with his friend Stephen Kent of The End Springs. Kent is a UK musician who creates minimal, folk-inflected psych using guitar and analogue electronics, and when the […]

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Ice Cream Mission To Mars "Planet Flipside"

New Video: Ice Cream Mission To Mars “Planet Flipside”

Today we take a trip past the dark side of the moon to the “lost side of Mars”, with analogue synth enthusiast Will MacLean. The artist returns this week with a new video for the track “Planet Flipside“, from his solo project Ice Cream Mission to Mars‘ self-titled debut LP, out now on Toy Moon Records. MacLean informs us, “Planet […]

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Solvent 'New Ways: Music from the Documentary I Dream Of Wires'

New Track: Solvent “King Vincent”

Avid fans of modular synths, I Dream of Wires is definitely the documentary for you! Created by the Canadian filmmaker Robert Fantinatto and musician Jason Amm, Wires takes an in-depth look into the history of the synthesizer, exploring it’s early developments by Moog Music Inc. and Buchla and Associates, before looking into the recent resurgence of this analogue gear; and […]

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New Track: Xiu Xiu “Stupid in the Dark”

New Track: Xiu Xiu “Stupid in the Dark”

Xiu Xiu‘s new LP Angel Guts: Red Classroom will come out February 4th on Polyvinyl, and the first preview is this beautiful and daunting track “Stupid in the Dark“! We are told that this new record, named after an erotic, noir Japanese thriller, represents “Xiu Xiu’s descent from grayness into the deepest blackness endurable”, which, considering the emotional weight of […]

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Listen: Ice Cream Mission To Mars  ‘S/T’ LP

Listen: Ice Cream Mission To Mars ‘S/T’ LP

Will MacLean‘s Ice Cream Mission to Mars project put out it’s self-titled debut today on the artist’s Toy Moon label, and to celebrate the event we tossed the Chicago-based analogue synth player a few questions about his new record. In the interview Will discusses in detail the different vintage devices used in the creation of the LP, as well as […]

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Listen Now: Ice Cream Mission To Mars “Blast Off!”

Listen Now: Ice Cream Mission To Mars “Blast Off!”

Fans of experimental electronics and vintage synths will want to put Will MacLean‘s newest project Ice Cream Mission To Mars on their radar. MacLean had previously been working with David Baker (Mercury Rev, Shady) in the band Variety Lights, but Ice Cream Mission To Mars is currently the primary effort for the Chicago-based musician. A quick visit to MacLean’s website […]

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