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SYNTHETIC SHADOWS RECORDS

EARLY POST PUNK MINIMAL SYNTH WORLDWIDE!

x-beliebig

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SS #23 (LP)

X-Beliebig - Cranky guitar sounds, archaic drums, and dark and threatening lyrics. That was X-Beliebig! Founded in the 1980’s, the post punk band trip was the Austrian version of Joy Division.

blaue reiter

MY INNER THOUGHT

SS #22 (LP)

Blaue Reiter was a seminal post punk band from Alessandria, not so far from Turin. They appeared in autumn 1982 on compilation “Gathered”, emerging from the anthology edited the “Rockerilla” staff, who at the time was the leading magazine for anyone interested in the new rock trends.

joe d'elirio and the exxess

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SS #21 (LP)

Started as a singer in a punk band in 1977, The Hot Pins, Aurelio Laloni, aka Joe D’Elirio, is a sort of small legend of italian underground music. His main musical influences ranging from Velvet Underground to Kraftwerk, from the Stooges to Giorgio Moroder.

network

CRUCIAL NETWORK

SS #20.5 (FOUR TRACK 12")

Roland TR-808 drum machine samples arranged in syncopated rhythm patterns often resembling the Funk breaks with simple, funky basslines…

kkd

STARS BEHIND THE SUN

SS #20 (LP)

Electronic synth new wave band part of the holy grail of the Italian wave and post-punk scene.

luc orient

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SS #19 (LP)

Synthetic Shadows is proud to announce the exit of this missing masterpiece of italian new wave.

liquid eyes

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SS #17 (LP)

Finally on vinyl, the studio album sessions of one of the most important italian ‘cult band’ of the Eighties. The name of the band was ispired by the famous sci-fi novel of Louis Charbonneau.

illogical sound

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SS #16 (LP)

Illogical Sound was born in Roma in 1981. The musicians were Luca Febbra (vocals, later in Liquid Eyes), Filippo Travaglio (guitar), Luigi Parravicini (bass, also in Liquid Eyes) and Andrea Filosa (drums).

aus decline

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SS #13 (LP)

The Aus Decline, came from the town of Pavia in 1981, and were part of the big italian new wave scene of early eighties.

deca

MODULECTRON

SS #11 (LP)

Deca’s is a project of Federico De Caroli’s, started in the early Eighties. “Modulectron” is an anthology of unreleased material recorded between 1984-1986, a small jewel of Italian electronic music of the ‘golden age’.

system 56

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SS #10 (LP)

System 56 was a band from Cleveland, Ohio, formed by Steve Simenic in the winter of 1981-82 through a series of Musicians Wanted ads in Cleveland’s local entertainment weekly - SCENE MAGAZINE.

jacket weather

WHEN SHADOWS MOVE

SS #09 (LP)

Timoty Gassen formed the pioneering minimalist-electro-wave act “Jacket Weather” in 1982, mixing dual Casiotone keyboards, real bass and drums — with the desolate imagery of the Arizona desert.

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SYNTHETIC SHADOWS RECORDS

RED ASPHALT

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THIS PERFECT DAY

NO FRILLS, JUST NOISE!

RED WEDDING

ANTHOLOGY 1981-1985

MORROWYELLOW

MY COLOURS: 1985-1988

FRIGIDAIRE TANGO

THE COCK/DEMOS

SCORTILLA

FAHRENHEIT 451

DIAFRAMMA

LIVE 1983

DIAFRAMMA

DEMOS 1982

INTOLERANCE

INTOLERANCE

PROSTITUTES

EUROPEAN IDOL

NUVO WEST

NUVO WEST

STYLE SINDROME

A MYSTERIOUS DESIGN