Early in his career synthpop and New Wave was his primary focus and sound. However, his more recent material has been greatly inspired by more current electronic artists such as Daft Punk, Goldfrapp, and Roisin Murphy. The merge of these styles has set Sandor Gavin apart from both his synthpop brethren and much of today's mainstream dance music. Sandor Gavin currently resides and writes in New York CIty. History/Discography Sandor Gavin began writing music in the mid 1990's. The artist was a member of a few different bands before the formation of "Syntax of Devotion" in 1999.
Syntax was a Darkwave band performing in the Detroit punk/goth underground. Two albums were recorded before the band eventually merged into the synthpop industrial act "Electrophile". Electrophile had a strong 2 year run, and released one LP recording "fluid" before "musical differences" split up the group. Another project, Fascination Incorporated, was formed shortly after.
This band sounded much different than the former projects, with a more organic, New Wave/Dream Pop feel. An album was recorded, but never released to the public. The former members have been re mastering the recordings for a possible 2011 release. During his time with fascination Inc.
Sandor wrote numerous songs that were too electronic for the band, and started the path towards his solo work. In 2005 he released the Kinetic EP featuring the single Kinetic, an early version of Satellites, Plastic Love, and Kiss me into ecstasy (originally from Electrophile's release "fluid"). Gavin continued to write his solo synthpop songs over the years while he worked with yet another new project "Strange Radio Fruit". In 2010, the artist released his first LP "Partial to Blue, which featured the most popular songs that he had written since the departure of Electrophile.
The release also included "Deja Vous" and a synthy version of "End of Days" which were originally included in the Fascination inc. lineup. When partial began creating a buzz, Gavin decided to jump full force into his solo work and began work on the follow up album "resonance". There is a noticeable sound shift in resonance as all the songs were written during the fall of 2010, unlike Partial to Blue, which was a collection of songs written over a 5 year period.
Sandor is now underway on his third release "Fiction Theory", which is still said to be in production. The new material appears to incorporate more of a trance approach, but the artist still manages to keep a bit of the 80's feel, which he has done from the beginning of his career. In an interview, Sandor had said that he may go all the way back into the 80s for his fourth record, but as he is still writing his third, it may be too soon to know. Read more on Last.fm.
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