July 9, 2024

Out now: First album Mental Exile (solo project Mondträume singer) – preview the full album

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(Photo by Lydia Solans) Out now is “Ride The Madness”, the debut by Mental Exile. Behind Mental Exile we find Damasius Venys – the singer of the popular synth pop band Mondträume. The album follows the well received “Exile Nights” download EP released in November 2018. 

Musically this project stands for melancholic dark pop arrangements led by melodic vintage synth lines mixed with the electropop voice of Damasius. The album was mixed and mastered by renowned Italian synthwave artist and producer Vincenzo Salvia and also features noticeable guest appearances by Marthe Borge-Lunde Pfirrmann (from the wonderful Lightshiftersproject), adding her great voice on two songs while Chris Young (Midnight Danger) contributes with a guitar solo.

The album is available on CD (orders are accepted via Alfa Matrix) and as download (Bandcamp, iTunes, …).

You can listen to the full album below.

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Bernard - Side-Line Staff Chief editor
Bernard Van Isacker is the Chief Editor of Side-Line Magazine. With a career spanning more than two decades, Van Isacker has established himself as a respected figure in the darkwave scene.

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