Since its inception, Magnus Sellergren's Videogram
project has been constantly surprising listeners with
blending fresh new styles with a healthy dose of
inspiration from classic genre cinema soundtracks. Every
record had its own theme, meticulously followed by each
instrumental. On his latest EP, Sellergren took on sound
of the golden era of post-apocalyptic movies, with all of
their grime and strangeness, and owned it.
"Gladiatori dell'Apocalypse" sees Videogram following
quite a different sonical path than the ones he explored
on previous records. The signature sound is still
present, but the tracks are more beat-sy, flashy and
oddly danceable. If you ever wanted to get down in the
wasteland, the soundtrack's right here.
More than an excercise in imagining the music of the
depraved, gasoline-deficient, steel and leather clad
unspecified future, the latest EP shows an evolution of
Videogram. Whether you've been following his music from
day one, or just discovered the project, "Gladiatori..."
offers a rich and immersive sound with a flawless
- Jan Klein
If you're into dark and interesting synth wave, check
Videogram out. Inspired by '80s post-apocalyptic and
exploitation films, this music perfectly personifies the glory
of analogue action and horror. I'm a fan of Videogram for
- david j. moore, author of WORLD GONE WILD: A
SURVIVOR'S GUIDE TO POST-APOCALYPTIC MOVIES
and THE GOOD, THE TOUGH, AND THE DEADLY: ACTION
MOVIES AND STARS.
Order the 12" vinyl EP directly at goo.gl/2vuPVF
"Overall, it’s an excellent piece of work that should continue to see Videogram’s reputation (along with their commitment to the retro soundtrack genre) progress steadily up the ladder."
- Cinema Retro
released July 11, 2016
Written and recorded October - December 2015.
Produced by Magnus Sellergren.
Mastered at Matrix Audio.
Artwork by Milan Pad milanpad.blogspot.com
Cover concept and layout by Magnus Sellergren.
"Death Riders 2096" video at goo.gl/PyDAnp
Dedicated to Sergio Martino, Enzo G. Castellari and Cirio H. Santiago.
THANK YOU: Glenn, Keith, Jamie, Cameron, Nathan at Matrix Audio, Milan, Jane and Albert, Jan, John G, Alex and the Cineploit Family.
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