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#037 - Music Special no. 7 - Synthwave & Other Retro Electronica

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Release Date: 10/29/2017

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The Gribshnobler returns with another Halloween music special, this time to showcase some Synthwave (aka Outrun, Retro Synth, Retrowave) and other Retro Electronic music, as well as a few non-synthwave tracks for variety.  LadyMsGee makes a guest appearance as well.  Musicians/Bands/Artists in the episode include Kavinsky, Lovefoxxx, Myrtle Beach rock bands Lunar Kin & Ocean Forest, The Deadly Unrest, Body 13, Jaunter, Who Ha, GUNSHIP, VHS Glitch, Enemy From Space, Vampire Step-Dad, Ethereal Delusions, Synthpop songwriter Color Theory, Adam Ford, GosT, Neon Lies, Electro Fear, Wonder Dark, Seventh Element, SΔCRED ΔPE (aka Sacred Ape), Mono Memory, A Space Love Adventure, trustno1, Alex, College, and Electric Youth.

The GribCast Related Videos playlist on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLu4Ei7kM19lRYgjdQSi0Q6YDJQvgAahgK 


Some Labels to Check Out


Retro Promenade on Facebook, Bandcamp, Soundcloud (includes the Time Slap Podcast), Youtube, and Twitter 

Time Slave Recordings on Bandcamp, Facebook, and http://timeslaverecordings.com/

New Retro Wave on Bandcamp, Facebook, Soundcloud, Youtube, Twitter, and https://newretrowave.com/

Blood Music on Bandcamp, Facebook, Youtube, and http://www.blood-music.com/

Do What Thou Wilt Records on Facebook, Bandcamp, Youtube, and Twitter

Valerie Collective on FacebookTwitter, Youtube and http://www.valeriecollective.com/


Music Featured in this Episode


1. Kavinsky & Lovefoxxx: Nightcall

from the album Drive (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)


2. Kavinsky: Flashback

3. Kavinsky: Wayfarer

from the EP 1986

Kavinsky on Bandcamp, Facebook, Soundcloud, and Twitter



4. Lunar Kin: Last Night on Planet Earth

from the EP Escaping Velocity

Check out Lunar Kin on BandcampFacebook and Soundcloud


5. Ocean Forest: haunt

from the album Ocean Forest

Ocean Forest on Bandcamp, Facebook, and Silber Records


6. The Deadly Unrest: Monster

Previously Unreleased

I do not know much about this artist yet, but stay tuned to the GribCast and I'll reveal more as I find out


7. Body 13: The

8. Body 13: Dig

from the album #150: Happiness Lies Within One's Self and the Way to Dig it Out is Cocaine

Body 13 on Facebook, archive.org and Bandcamp

Echo Hazard on Bandcamp


9. Jaunter: Not Alone

from the album Argento

Jaunter on BandcampFacebook, Soundcloud, & Twitter


10. Who Ha: That Thing

11. GUNSHIP: Pink Mist

12. VHS Glitch: He Sees You

from the album Carpenter

Who Ha on Facebook, Bandcamp, Soundcloud, Youtube, and Twitter

GUNSHIP on Bandcamp, Facebook, & Twitter


VHS Glitch on Facebook, Bandcamp, Soundcloud, and Twitter


13. Enemy From Space: Cyborg

14. Enemy From Space: Forgotten Fantasy

from the album Eldtritch Technology

Enemy From Space on Bandcamp and Facebook


15. Vampire Step-Dad: Columbia

16. Vampire Step-Dad: The Night I Met Your Mother

from the album My Biological Father is a Werewolf

Vampire Step-Dad on BandcampFacebook, Instagram & Youtube



17. Ethereal Delusions: Welcome to Hell

from the album The Descent

Also available as a Single


18. Ethereal Delusions: In the Air Tonight (Phil Collins cover)

from the single In the Air Tonight

Ethereal Delusions on Bandcamp, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter



19. Color Theory: Glory Days

From the single Glory Days


20. Color Theory: It Must Be Halloween

21. Color Theory: The Rule of Tickles

from the album The Sound

Color Theory on Bandcamp, Facebook, Youtube, and Patreon


22. Adam Ford: Memorial

from the EP Los Angeles Cold Nights

Adam Ford on Bandcamp, Facebook, and Instagram


23. GosT: Behemoth

24. GosT: Without a Trace (feat. Hayley Stewart)

from the album Behemoth

GosT on Bandcamp, Facebook, and Instagram


More GosT on https://blood-music.bandcamp.com/

Is on tour with Dance of the Dead


25. Neon Lies: Wrecked Ships

from the EP Wrecked Ships

Neon Lies on Bandcamp and Facebook


26. Electro Fear: Heaven

27. Wonder Dark: Stranger Things

from the compilation Expressionism Noir

Electro Fear on Bandcamp, Facebook, Instagram, Youtube, and Soundcloud

Trailer for the debut album of Electro Fear: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tBCzIF6360g

Wonder Dark on Bandcamp, Facebook, and Soundcloud


28. Seventh Element: Midnight in Manehattan

29. Seventh Element: Rarity's Workout Jamboree

from the album Midnight in Equestria


30. Seventh Element: Manehattan Outrun 2

Previously Unreleased

Seventh Element on Bandcamp, Facebook, and Youtube


31. SΔCRED ΔPE: Birds Fall From the Sky

32. SΔCRED ΔPE: Season of the Damed

from the album SΔCRED ΔPE

SΔCRED ΔPE on Bandcamp and Facebook

Also check out Arcade Messiah, John Bassett, and King Bathmat


33. Mono Memory: Outrun the World

from the single Outrun the World


34. Mono Memory: Corvette Cadet

from the single Corvette Cadet

Mono Memory on Bandcamp, Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, and http://monomemory.co.uk/


35. A Space Love Adventure: Nightcall (Kavinsky cover)

from the album The 80's Dream Compilation Tape

A Space Love Adventure on Bandcamp, Facebook, and Soundcloud


36. trustno1: Spacerun Part 3

from the album Spacerun

trustno1 on BandcampFacebook, and Archive.org


37. Alex: Friday

38. Alex: Rebel of the Night (feat. Rachel Mcalpine)

from the EP Youth

Alex on Bandcamp, Facebook, Soundcloud, iTunes, and Youtube

Official Music video for Rebel of the Night: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MMcITuGEFi0


39. College: White Mosaic

from the album Northern Council


40. College: A Real Hero (Feat. Electric Youth)

from the album Drive (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) and the EP A Real Hero

College on Bandcamp, Facebook, Twitter, and Soundcloud

Electric Youth on Twitter and Facebook