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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.

The cover of Synthador's EP, "Rhythmic Plancha" is by local artist Michael Auger. 

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.

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Main Genre: Techno

Other Genres: Electronic, Synthwave, Outrun, IDM, Minimal Techno