The Italian electro industrial band Synapsyche joined the Belgian electro industrial label Alfa Matrix in 2018. Since then they released the highly successful “Praise Of Folly” album and its two related EPs “Mirror Terror” and the most recent “Viva Insanity”. The label has now also reissued the band’s previously released material including bonus material.
Already released by Alfa Matrix are the following releases:
So what do we find in this reissue series? Let’s have a look.
First there’s the “Wait / Hate” EP (available here on Bandcamp) which was originally released on January 31st 2013. The “Wait/Hate” EP is the very first self-released EP from Synapsyche from their early days offering upbeat harsh and noisy dark elektro EBM.
Next is the “Crashdown Connected” album (available here on Bandcamp) which was originally released on December 19st 2014, and also includes their cover of HIM’s “Your Sweet 666” in a rather well-executed way. The re-release of this album features the exclusive bonus “requiem version” of “Suicyber Girl” by First Black Pope.
Next is the “Meds” EP (available here on Bandcamp) which was originally released on September 30th 2015 and which features a stunning cover version of Placebo’s “Meds”. Next to 4 new tracks, including the other club hit “Push”, this 9-track EP also served exclusive bonus tracks from the “Crashdown Connected” album recreated by dark industrial/elektro friends like Chamaeleon, First Black Pope, Binary Division, M.O.D. and Thornsectide. The re-release of this EP features the exclusive bonus remix of “Hyperfuck” by T-Error Machinez.