labXIV

Los Angeles Synthpop Project


labXIV “deftly tread the line between the sterility and of mid-eighties EBM and post-industrial and the melody and warmth of classic electropop” (IDie:YouDie). A new record, produced as a collaboration with Philpp Münch (Synapscape, Rorschach Garden), is now available as a digital EP — to be followed by a full vinyl release.

AUDIO



From the latest record, The Betrayal EP:

The following are studio album tracks from the first labXIV vinyl and digital release:

At the Das Bunker 21st Anniversary festival in Los Angeles, labXIV introduced an alternate version of Supergods (which went something like this) ...

The roots of the labXIV project lie in experimental electronic music; a bit of this can be heard, here:

IMAGES



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VIDEO



DISCOGRAPHY



Betrayal EP
(digital EP 2020)
labXIV
(12" vinyl 2012)
European Tour
2012 Comp (CD)

PRESS



ID:UD’S DOZEN: ACTS YOU SHOULD KNOW

I Die You Die | Aug 16, 2012

LabXIV’s first single “Without a Friend” appealed to our predilection for forward thinking takes on classic synth tropes. Named for a 14 day studio session that birthed the same number of songs, the mysterious project ... deftly tread[s] the line between the sterility and of mid-eighties EBM and post-industrial and the melody and warmth of classic electropop. With the imminent release of their debut 12” record on Coredark records and a run as support act on TPM’s upcoming European tour, the project is set to join their fellow artists in the burgeoning Los Angeles synth scene in the international spotlight.

TRACKS: JUNE 16TH, 2014

I Die You Die | Jun 16, 2014

Splicing Moev and super-early Ministry, there’s plenty to love in these strictly regimented yet suave chill synthpop tunes ...