Newswire: This exclusive video for Sam Prekop’s “The Geometric” is a retro space odyssey

When it comes to his synth compositions, fans of Sam Prekop’s earlier solo work or his output with The Sea And Cake could be forgiven for thinking they’ve stumbled upon another musician entirely. 2010’s Old Punch Card was a radical left turn for the artist, a transition to aural soundscapes and electronic music that felt like it was evoking the future of ambient music as envisioned by a computer programmer from the ’60s. The simultaneously retro and forward-looking songs conjured up associations with everything from Brian Eno to a madman wielding an oscillator inside the movie Tron.

His new album The Republic continues in that vein, using his homemade modular synths to create eerily affecting music. And while the first half of the record was composed specifically for an art installation, this exclusive video accompanying “The Geometric” from the album’s second half wouldn’t be out …

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