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Tame Impala – “Feels Like We Only Go Backwards (Chrome Canyon De-mix)”

Tame Impala’s “Feels Like We Only Go Backwards,” off of their beloved album Lonerism, became a popular track to remix in 2012. In his new “de-mix,” futuristic electronic artist Chrome Canyon emphasizes ambient synth lines in an effort to make the track dreamier than the original (if that’s even possible). Download it below. More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / February 4, 2013 - 12:03 pm

Chrome Canyon – “Pluze” Video

Last time out, Chrome Canyon’s Morgan Z directed and edited his video for “Memories Of A Scientist,” in which he played a mad scientist plumbing the depths of his sanity to create a keyboard-pop to save the world. Here on the slowcomotive synth-epic “Pluze,” Z turns over the directorial reins to Jennifer Juniper Stratford, who… More »

By: Amrit Singh / December 5, 2012 - 4:05 pm

Passion Pit – “Constant Conversations (Chrome Canyon Remix)” (Stereogum Premiere)

Sci-fi keyboard funk artist Chrome Canyons add a little speed and bounce to Passion Pit’s “Constant Conversations” for their remix of the track. Also, they pitch up Michael Angelakos’s vocals up a great deal, so the track exudes a total Alvin & The Chipmunks vibe. Too soon for a reboot? Hear the track below. More »

By: Corban Goble / November 7, 2012 - 12:12 pm

Chrome Canyon – “Memories Of A Scientist (Matthewdavid Remix)”

The former Apes & Androids synth wizard Morgan Z now records sci-fi keyboard-funk as Chrome Canyon, and he released his debut album Elemental Themes last month. Now, fellow restless production mind Matthewdavid, a staple of L.A.’s bass music underground, has remixed his track “Memories Of A Scientist,” pushing it even further into abstract territory. Download… More »

By: Tom Breihan / November 1, 2012 - 3:34 pm

Chrome Canyon – “Memories Of A Scientist” Video

Morgan Z brought a triple-decker synth rig to the defunct futuristic glam-pop outfit Apes & Androids before striking out on his own as Chrome Canyon. We’ve heard “Generations,” which served to announce the project’s signing to Stones Throw, and Z’s following that with a self-directed/edited clip for the whimsical MS-DOS-era sci-fi synth-funk of “Memories Of… More »

By: Amrit Singh / August 20, 2012 - 1:35 pm

Chrome Canyon – “Generations”

Chrome Canyon is the Brooklyn-based project of Morgan Z, formerly of Apes & Androids, a synthesizer-fixated artist whose work takes theremin and Vangelis and Moroder and pumps them into a pulsing, widescreen, retro-futuristic electro mesh. After a series of remixes and live shows, Z’s Chrome Canyon project announces a deal with Peanut Butter Wolf’s Stone… More »

By: Amrit Singh / August 8, 2012 - 3:33 pm

Chrome Canyon Remixes ShadowBox

Chrome Canyon is Morgan Z (from the defunct Apes & Androids), an artist who creates throbbing, synth-based electro, and recently he imparted that sensibility on this remix of like-minded Brookyln musician ShadowBox’s “A M.” It’s a starry, anthemic take on the track. Download it below. More »

By: Corban Goble / May 31, 2012 - 9:15 am