Robert Parker (SE)
Originally a classically trained pianist, Swedish electronic musician Robert Parker went from tracker music during the 90s to retro-esque the following decade. His love for analog synthesizers began when he bought a Korg Polysix in 2009, which was the starting point of the style of music he produces today. His studio is located in Stockholm, where he creates music that ranges between everything from computer game music to disco. He uses a combination of hardware synthesizers and trusty VSTs, where the Roland Juno 60, The Minimoog and the SH-101 are his cornerstones. Since 2016 he is signed to the Monstera Booking Agency, which has worked with artists like: Justice, Kavinsky, Giorgio Moroder, Busy P, Hot Chip, Underworld, and many others. Following his critically acclaimed release “Crystal City” in 2016, the year 2017 has already been a busy one. In February he released the six track EP “Awakening”, followed in June by a track on the “Rise of the Synths” companion album released by the prestigious Lakeshore Records label (DRIVE, Stranger Things, Mr Robot) together with Giorgio Moroder, Com Truise, GUNSHIP, Carpenter Brut to mention a few. Since 2014 he does regular live shows. So far he has played in Canada, Australia, Finland, Sweden, Belgium, Germany, France, Russia and China. In 2017 Robert Parker has been invited by Urban Road Records to perform live for the first time in Amsterdam Netherlands. Representing the synthwave music genre during Amsterdam Dance Event at “1984 Night Arcade”. Completing an All Star line up that consists of Timecop1983, Waveshaper, Daniel Deluxe & Dj Devereaux 85.
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