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Synth is Not Just a Fiber

September 21st, 2010

I’m going to go a little bit off topic! I’ve decided to include a lot of things that influence me. After all, this is a personal style blog, eh? My choice of music and movies is just as important to me as my choice of clothes.

So, I just realized that most of my favorite music discoveries from the past month are of artists that use synthesizers. I still have guitar bands on the top of my list, but I really can’t help noticing a well-placed synth.

Isao Tomita- Japanese electronic composer from the late 60’s to the early 80’s. You will get to hear his beautiful version of “Claire de Lune” in the video below. He also did the soundtrack for Kimba! You know, the White Lion…?

Snoozer- I discovered Susie Ghahremani from Anthology Magazine’s Print is Not Dead short sketch. She is my latest find and the most current of all the artists on the list. Check out the two EPs on her website.

Martin Dupont- A French new wave band authentically from the 80’s. I can only find this one album on Amazon and iTunes. If you can figure out where to find the other albums and let me know, that would be great! Listening to them gives me goose bumps. Amazing sounds!

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6 Responses to “Synth is Not Just a Fiber”

  1. Modesty is Pretty

    Great blog make-over Rache, love it!

  2. Victoria Tiedemann

    I adoreeeee this layout!! it is perfect!!! I voted for you by the way.

  3. Lyddiegal

    that rendition of clare de lune is very cool. I do love my synth music. Even though I always laugh at it’s usage in 80s movies.

  4. Sofie

    I voted for you!

  5. Cheryl

    Love the new header, Rach! Strange but whenever I read or heard the name Dupont, it always reminds me of plastic. lol!

  6. sweet

    love the new banner hun….was so busy the entire week I just got in today!!!!

    love the post…and good luck to us in the competition…

    Kisses
    Sweet
    PensandLens

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