Nova Pulsar (Ecuador, USA)
Roberto Alvear, also known as Rob Alvear, is an Ecuadorian artist based in Miami. He started playing synths and doing backing vocals. Later, Rob moved on to lead vocals because the members of the first band where he played wanted to try how it would sound with Rob as a lead singer. Years after, he became involved in electronic music and was a member of different electronic music projects. Eventually, Roberto started his solo project called Pulsar, which later changed to Nova Pulsar for legal reasons. He has participated in collaborations and remixes for other artists and has done featuring in English and Spanish for other bands. Roberto doesn't want to label Nova Pulsar's music. He considers it a blend of Synthpop, Synthwave, New Wave, and Chillpop, among other styles. With a heavy influence from 80s bands such as The Cure, Camouflage, Duran Duran, and modern acts like Roosevelt, Churches, and Hurts. His lyrics talk about love, God, and people, always trying to transmit a positive message through his songs with modern sounds.
Transcendent 7 (Hershey, PA USA)
Transcendent 7 is the brainchild of veteran electronic musician Matt Willis. He is most notably known for his other work a former member of Provision and Splendor Projekt. Having shared the stage with the likes of Berlin, Alphaville , Anything Box, Book of Love, Missing Persons, Tommy Tutone, Gene Loves Jezebel, (My Life With) The Thrill Kill Kult, When in Rome UK, A Flock of Seagulls, T-4-2, Wang Chung, Animotion, Cutting Crew, Clan of Xymox, Naked Eyes, Tony Hadley (Spandau Ballet), Dramarama, The Motels, The Romantics, John Parr, Trans X, Bow Wow Wow, Assemblage 23, Covenant, Seabound, Frozen Autumn, (members of) Oingo Boingo, Thomas Dolby, Real Life, Escape Club, and so many other bands; Matt has been able to grow and develop a sound all his own. He is currently working with Christopher Anton (formerly of Information Society), contributing keyboards and backing vocals as live member of the band. He has also played live keyboards for Farrington + Mann (When in Rome UK) and The Flirts many times on the Lost 80's Tour. In October of 2020, Transcendent 7 released the debut album entitled 'Equilibrium', via ScentAir Records. A few months prior, the debut single 'Control' from the album was released. The music video was premiered by Sirius XM's Richard Blade.
RE:Active (Louisville, KY USA)
RE:Active is the electronic music partnership of Ron Hubbard (vocals & words) and Edgar Head (synthesizers, programming, & music). Formed in 2005 and based in Louisville, Kentucky, RE:Active is modern Synthpop / Electropop with its roots in the foundational electronic music and classic synthpop of the late 1970s and 1980s. RE:Active joined Splendid Recordings in January 2017.
Since 2017 RE:Active has produced over a dozen remixes for bands and artists in the independent electronic music community such as Christopher Anton, Provision, Transcendent 7, and Missing in Stars. Since 2018 they have made five appearances in the Electropop series from Conzoom Records in Germany. Their debut release was the single, “Realtime”, in February 2020. This was followed by “Future’s End” in December 2020 and “Escape Velocity” in August 2021. All three singles are available on CD and digital. RE:Active is currently working on their debut album, “futuREvision”.
Missing in Stars (Lake Geneva, Wisconsin)
Longtime musician Dan Guenther is the mastermind behind Missing In Stars. He also has other music projects including Vein Collector; and has been apart of such amazing projects such as Blind Faith and Envy. Apart from his releases, Dan's work can be found on numerous music compilations. He also runs his own firm Morbid Mastering/Remixing, where you can hear his unique touches to the work of other bands and artists.
Splendor Projekt (USA/France)
Three strangers collaborating from opposite ends of the world, mutating into one electronic musical life-form. This not only a collaboration of artists, it's a collective collaboration from Splendid Recordings and Section 44 Records. In 2018, the band released an EP entitled 'Darkest Days'. The band has made several compilation appearances and have received extensive radio airplay and has been played in clubs across the world.