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Band/Artist Name & Pronunciation: Synthador (SYNTH-uh-door)
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Story behind your band/artist name: Synthador is a luchador of waveforms. His moves are LFO modulations, filter sweeps and hard-sync. An analog warrior in a digital age.
Band Members: Synthador (solo, all instruments)
What part of the DC region is the artist tied to and how? Where is the artist's current home base if not DC : Synthador hails from parts unknown, but currently lives in Alexandria, VA.
At least 3 interesting/entertaining facts about the band related to persons/events in Washington DC area: Synthador wears a custom-designed lucha mask by El Paso artist Misael Armendariz. https://www.artstation.com/misaelarmendariz/profile
The cover of Synthador's EP, "Rhythmic Plancha" is by local artist Michael Auger. http://arty4ever.com/
Synthador's music has been played on WAMU. Synthador has performed at Evening Star's Number 9 Lounge, at Rhizome for Sonic Circuits, and at The Black Cat.
Anything else we should know, or you want to share: Synthador's debut EP, "Rhythmic Plancha" was performed on an all-analog collection of synthesizers and recorded to tape at Mike Reina's studio, The Brink, in Centerville, VA. After all-analog mixing and mastering, the recording was pressed to vinyl. When listening to the 12-inch EP, the listener hears sounds that have never been digitized. https://www.facebook.com/thebrinkrecordingstudios/
Official Website URL: http://synthador.com/
Facebook URL: https://www.facebook.com/Synthador-1052806778080740/
Spotify Link: https://open.spotify.com/artist/01CBun9MxHk8oDn6lHLIRo
Main Genre: Techno
Other Genres: Electronic, Synthwave, Outrun, IDM, Minimal Techno