Stranger Things have happened.
If, like many others, you were put under the spell of this summer’s Stranger Things on Netflix, then you’re in luck. Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein, the composers that created the ethereal, synth-heavy, Carpenter-esque soundtrack to the show, are now going on tour.
Their Austin-based synth band, named Survive, has released two singles – called Wardenclyffe and A.H.B – from their upcoming album named RR7349. To listen to the tracks, you can check out their Bandcamp page here.
You can hear the same style permeating through the track as was used in Stranger Things, and as such a similar 1980’s tone is established. It invoked the films of John Carpenter, the synth-heavy tones of The Terminator, and a thick Sci-Fi feel that wouldn’t be out of place in a pixelated video game akin to the likes of Hyper Light Drifter or Fez.
You can check out where you can experience their music live in their tour schedule below.
Survive U.S. Tour Dates:
September 30 — Austin, TX @ Barracuda
October 4 — Tucson, AZ @ Club Congress
October 5 — San Diego, CA @ Soda Bar
October 6 — Los Angeles, CA @ Echoplex
October 7 — San Francisco, CA @ Elbo Room
October 8 — Sacramento, CA @ Harlow’s
October 11 — Portland, OR @ Holoscene
October 12 — Seattle, WA @ The Crocodile
October 14 — Santa Cruz, CA @ The Catalyst Atrium
October 16 — Joshua Tree, CA @ Desert Daze Festival
October 26 — Atlanta, GA @ The Earl
October 27 — Carrboro, NC @ Cat’s Cradle
October 28 — Washington D.C. @ U Street Music Hall
October 29 — Philadelphia, PA @ 714 (Making Time)
October 31 — Brooklyn, NY @ Good Room
November 1 — Jersey City, NJ @ Monty Hall
November 2 — Allston, MA @ Great Scott
November 3 — Buffalo, NY @ Studio at Waiting Room
November 4 — Pittsburgh, PA @ Spirit Lodge
November 5 — Detroit, MI @ El Club
November 6 — Chicago, IL @ Empty Bottle
December 31 — Dallas, TX @ It’ll Do