About Simulakrum Lab

Simulakrum Lab is a synthwave/retrowave music project created by Paolo Prevosto, composer and sound designer.

The concept deals with advanced research technology matters, by means of 70s sound paradigms, inspired by electronic music pioneers such as Goblin, Moroder, Kraftwerk, Tangerine Dreams and John Carpenter.

What makes this project outstanding is the realization of tracks based almost exclusively on original analog synthetizers from the 70s, Moog, Korg and Prophet 5, avoiding as much as possible the use of emulated computer synthetizers.

The core of Simulakrum Lab is the balance between old school electronic music and groundbreaking future sound engineering.

Here some renowed guests who collaborated in the first album:

  • Claudio Simonetti (famous author, together with Goblin, of many Dario Argento’s movies soundtracks) keyboard player in track “Aggregat 4”.
  • Fabio Pignatelli (legendary bass player, former Goblin member, renown for “Profondo Rosso” and “Suspiria” soundtrcks) bass guitar player in track “Backlit”.
  • Kenneth Johnson (maker, producer and director of many famous tv series, among which “Visitors”, “Bionic Woman”, “The Incredible Hulk” and “Alien Nation”) voice in track “The Day The Vocoder Stood Still”
  • Liz Enthusiam (singer for the U.S.A. sinth-pop band “Freezepop”) vocals in “Quiet Girl” and “Far Worlds”
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