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Scott Grice Projects Delivers A catchy and cultured Electonic soundscape

A new album release from Scott Grice Projects delivers a lush and colorful array of synthwave, electronica, a little bit of breakbeat, and all riddled with natural electric guitar tones and sections that add depth to the already vast soundscapes that are given off throughout this opus of a record.

The Game On album is quite an experience more than just an album itself and has the ability to pull you away from your surroundings and put you in a different place with each new track.

You get spacious underbellies, freeing tones, and textures that melt and mend together all creating this sort of atmosphere that you can fall right into and eventually get washed away with.

This record is meant to be listened to as a whole because if you listen to only one or two tracks, you're not getting anywhere near the full range of what it actually has to offer and that would honestly just be a shame.

Certain tracks feature piano, deepening and vast base undertones, and cinematic backbones that feel like they connect with other songs at different times which is yet another reason to listen to this album from start to finish.

What really grabs at me is the choice of synth and key sounds along with these guitar sections that come in and out throughout the record because that blend of natural and digital instrumentation and just the choice of tones is absolutely perfected and you can tell there was a lot of attention to detail during the creation of this record however, it never loses this character that it starts with in the first place and this may be the most important aspect of the whole thing.

Obviously, this is a video game-inspired release to an extent, and being a gamer myself, I idolized some of the tracks that I'm hearing simply because at times you can tell that certain songs were influenced more by Sega Genesis games while others came from someplace completely different but no matter what he does, he always adds that element of cinema to the songs so they do have a little bit of an expansive feel along with the classic video game sounds of the 90s and even '80s.

The way this whole album was put together and built comes across with a damn near nailed aesthetic and that aesthetic does indeed give me nostalgic feelings and I live for stuff like that being a older nerd growing up in the '80s and 90s and I think this album was meant for people like me in a strange way.

I connected with this record more than I expected to and the whole thing had a way of wrapping itself around me and keeping me right where I wanted to, but I loved every second of it.

This was indeed a pop culture video game themed electronica record that brings in elements of all kinds of subgenres but does so in a seamless way and also adds this spacious and again, cinematic tonality to everything on top of that so it's very lush and very full body all the time but you also have catchiness, and some edginess as well.

Into of some of these tracks I think that was a brilliant addition as well and Scott Grice, the creator and composer of this record for the most part, has decades of experience doing exactly that and a lot of this shines with this record.

The album delivers moods, character, emotion, mystery, themes, and it does it all with fewer boundaries than the norm and I think that's one of my favorite parts of the release and what art is really all about.

This was a freeing album and I suggest that anyone that loves electronica, synthwave, classic music, and video games from the 80s and 90s, will all love this record.

Check this one out with headphones on as it's one of the best ways to soak everything in properly.

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