"From U.K. electronic music artist and 80s keyboard enthusiast, Alfonse, delights us with his recent music production 'Generator', an exciting and solid synthwave oriented track with a lot of modern synthpop elements and other indie-electro nuances.
Right from the start, Alfonse delivers a strong music production with instantly catchy synth layers and melodies that remind of that warm old school synthpop sound, combined with a state-of-the-art mixing and a fresh modern atmosphere that borrows some charming 80s electro-pop elements.
The song also starts with minimalistic approach and slowly progress to more complex arrangements without loosing its character and balance, the vocals are smooth and skillfully produced culminating with a simple yet powerful and engaging chorus.
Worth mentioning is that Alfonse frequently shares small portions of his tweaking of several old school 80s synths, including classic low budget (or home) version of Yamaha workstations, very popular around that time for a lot of us that couldn't afford the high-end stuff, he gives them an updated new life with modern processing and his creative composition skills, very engaging stuff we recommend you shouldn't miss.
In the end, Alfonse is one impressive underground music producer with a lot of potential to grow really big, please help him by joining his fanbase via all his available channels!"
by Synthpop Your World on 07-May-2021
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INSIDE THE TRACK: [artist's commentary]
I've always loved a fat arpeggiated bassline and i figured it was about time i made a track based around one; "Generator" was the result, A SLICE OF RETRO SYNTHPOP MIXED WITH A HELPING OF SYNTHWAVe. ALL the SYNTH patcheS were freshly made on a BASS STATION ii, utilising a few of its tricks, like oscillator error, glide divergence, and paraphonic mode. with the lyrics, i went with the night-drive/tron/miami vice vibe and pictured a high-octane escape along a flickering neon highway to a better place.