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Force De Frappe is an original and hard-hitting synthwave album based on Dubmood’s unused submissions from Hotline Miami 2
Electronic artist Dubmood is pleased to present Frappe De Force, an original and hard-hitting synthwave album that features Dubmood’s Hotline Miami 2 track, “Richard,” and unused demo submissions as a foundation upon which to build a unique and twisted story about an evil Swedish defence system AI, a French nuclear deterrence program gone bad, and AI-built female androids flying vintage SAAB jet fighters over a dark Gothenburg archipelago in 1981. Fans of the Hotline Miami 2 soundtrack should feel right at home as the entirety of Frappe De Force is heavily influenced by the soundscape and mood of the award-winning soundtracks to both Hotline Miami and its recently-releasd sequel.
Dubmood’s brilliant track “Richard” can be heard below, just to give you an idea of what kind of quality and sound you can expect from his upcoming work:
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“When [Hotline Miami Co-Creator Dennis Wedin] approached me about working on Hotline Miami 2, he asked if I could do something more along the lines of a film soundtrack,” recalls Dubmood. “The creative process for the game was inspired by the generation of ’80s movies that in Sweden are known as ‘VHS-Violence’ or ‘Video-Violence,’ like Robocop, Escape from New York, the Mortal Kombat movies, etc., so with the unused demo submissions I had created, it was easy to sequence them together with new tracks to create a movie scenario because they weren’t written to accompany just a level, menu or boss fight. In that way, this album tells a story, setting the stage of a dark, cold and dysotopic Gothenburg at the brink of nuclear war.”
Dubmood is a Swedish chip music producer ex-pat in Marseilles with roots in the pre-Internet software piracy scene. Long-time member of the infamous Razor 1911, active since 1996 and considered somewhat of a style-originator and reference in the chip music community, Dubmood has brought mainstream popularity to the genre and inspired hordes of kids to bring out their Game Boys and shout 8-bit on the Internet.
Force De Frappe will release on December 21, 2015 in digital formats as well as on 12″ vinyl, C-60 cassette tape, and on a CD housed within a 5.25″ floppy disk via the renowned chiptune and electronic music label, Data Airlines.