Mutiny Pictures’ documentary The Rise of the Synths will be released on digital July 5 from Mill Creek Entertainment.
Narrated by director John Carpenter (Halloween, The Fog), The Rise of the Synths explores the roots of the Synthwave scene, charting its humble online and underground beginnings to its impact on today’s pop culture. The film traverses nine countries, interviewing the scene’s biggest stars and original trailblazers tracing its rise to popularity.
The film includes artists Carpenter Brut, Gunship, Electric Youth, Power Glove, Waveshaper and Dance with the Dead. The Byron Bay International Film Festival 2020 winner for Best Music Documentary is written and directed by Iván Castell, with the soundtrack composed by OGRE.