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The dark palettes of the Pacific Northwest evoke vibes of gothic music and synthwave for many area artists, and this week on Convergence Zone we embrace that vibe

Brand new music from Frore and Locsil with Lawrence English; recent tracks by Bart Hawkins and Remote Vision

Vancouver BC cityscapes from FM Attack and LEATHERS

Gothic classics from A Covenant of Thorns, New Order, Sisters of Mercy, and Depeche Mode

With more surprises in store

Convergence Zone arrives Tuesdays at 10:30pm PDT on 90.7 KSER-FM, 89.9 KXIR-FM, and streaming at, smart speakers, TuneIn, and all fine internet radio services

TimeTrack NameAlbum NameArtist NameNotes
0:00To Ride A PterodactylEntering the Axis MundiBart Hawkins2023 album from Oregon artist 
 11:06ElegiaLow-LifeNew Order 
 15:49ClosedownDisintegrationThe Cure 
 19:52Marian – VersionFirst and Last and AlwaysSisters of Mercy 
 30:07PreciousPlaying the AngelDepeche Mode 
 34:34NumbBlackA Covenant of ThornsDarkwave project Scott-David Allen, originally from Seattle
 38:17Give Me a ReasonThe Runner (OST)Boy Harshersoundtrack to a short horror film written, produced, and directed by the duo
 38:54HighriseHighriseLEATHERSSolo electro-pop from Shannon Hemmett from ACTORS in Vancouver, BC
 42:18Sleepless NightsDreamaticFM AttackVaporwave pioneer from Vancouver, BC
 48:41The Girl with the Sun in Her HeadIn SidesOrbital 
59:00End Segment One
1:00:00BrainlessResults, Not AnswersYoung Scientist   Seattle trio formed in the 1970s – James Husted, Roland Barker, Marc Barreca
1:13:41The ArchitectThe Architecture of TimeRemote Vision 
 1:20:29Trapped in AmberBiomeFrorePaul Casper – “inspired by the interconnectedness of a forest, how one small swath of nature can contain infinite microbes, many components that comprise the whole”
 1:29:58Fundamental ValuesTripping with Nils FrahmNils Frahm 
 1:43:12Closed CircuitFRKWYS Vol. 13 – SunergySuzanne Ciani
Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith
 1:52:45VioletColours of AirLoscil,Lawrence English“collection of recordings of a century old pipe organ housed at the historic Old Museum in Brisbane, Australia, which were then processed, transformed, and elevated into eight majestic electro-acoustic threshold devotionals”
First aired May 9, 2023