Tag: #synthpop

4th March 2019: 亜蘭知子 – ひと夏のタペストリ

Artist: 亜蘭知子 (Tomoko Aran) Title: ひと夏のタペストリ Language: Japanese Translation: A Summer tapestry (on Discogs it is just called ‘Tapestry’) This super song is from 1983. It clearly has ’80s’ stamped all over it in huge writing, with that very busy bass line and those distinctive synth sounds. I am now trying to imagine what Japan in 1983 was like… Later in...

12th February 2019: Max & Intro – Ostavi Sve

Artist: Max & IntroTitle: Ostavi Sve Language: Possibly Serbian – the band were from BelgradeTranslation: Leave it all / leave everything This performance is on what was the Yugoslavian equivalent of ‘Top of the Pops’. The band were clearly fans of Kraftwerk, from their excellent moves at the beginning, but they also liked Yellow Magic Orchestra as explained in this...

10th April 2018: Equinoxious – Astrónomo Insumiso

Artist: Equinoxious Title: Astrónomo Insumiso (Rebel Astronomer) Language: Spanish This brilliant song is only from 2014 (sounds older, but the retro Russian graphics give that effect), and Equinoxious is a guy called Rogelio Serrano who hails from Mexico. The album from which this song originates is called ‘Cosmódromo’, and in a nod to early space travel Side One is entitled...

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