BVSMV, A Lush Form of Electronic Music That’s Dreamy, Retro and Well Polished

Synthwave Music

BVSMV – Escapism

Triplicate Records is on a roll recently – compilation albums Green Shift and Red Shift, along with releases from Beefus B, Suncastle and more have been consistently excellent. Released on September 4, “Escapism” by Milwaukee-based producer BVSMV, is yet another fine addition to the label’s catalogue.

 

Broadly best described as synthwave, BVSMV makes a lush form of electronic music that is dreamy, retro and well polished. From the wistful first bars of opening track “Daybreak”, through the neon-drenched nostalgia of “Quantum Variations”, to the shimmering synths of the closer, “System Testing”, this is an EP that is immediately listenable.

 

I must admit, that despite being a fan of most electronic music, the synthwave sound is one that I don’t generally pay much attention to. The pink, blue and black aesthetic and the repetition of sounds I first heard as the credits rolled in eighties action movies mostly leaves me cold. BVSMV moves beyond the formulas here though, adding more to the sound than I have heard before, and in so doing, manages to create something that is both familiar and new.

 

For these reasons, I suggest seeking this album out. Available now on Triplicate Records, “Escapism” is well worth your time.

Simon says 4.5 out of 5 stars.

4.5 Star Rating

LINKS TO BVSMV

Bandcamp: https://triplicaterecords.bandcamp.com/album/escapism

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/triplicaterecords

Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/triplicate_recs

Twitter: https://twitter.com/bvsmv_music

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BVSMV

BVSMV, A Lush Form of Electronic Music That’s Dreamy, Retro and Well Polished

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