Eric C. Powell is an award-winning indie synthpop electronic music artist and enthusiast striving to engage life with creativity and passion.
Eric's writing and production reflect his signature catchy synth tracks with penetrating lyrics to challenge any listener and delight synth enthusiasts.
A veteran synth musician, Eric founded the early 90's underground synthpop band Turning Keys as the band's songwriter and lead vocalist. Turning Keys received favorable reviews and a following in the Southern California electronica underground sub-culture, notably opening with A Flock Of Seagulls, Depeche Mode, and Missing Persons.
With the early 2017 Back to Life, Eric's first solo album in over two decades, he boasts songs with an electronic indie pop feel, and at the same time, reflect the influences of Eric's earlier songwriting.
In early 2018, Eric released his instrumental single, Noise Zombie (Synthmaster Mix), catching the attention of the synthwave and electronica scene. The song competed in the SynthMaster Track Contest winning 3rd place globally.
May 2018 saw the release of a single collaboration called Click with darwinmcd, followed in September by a remix EP called Take It All Apart (Click Remixed). Both created an immediate buzz across synth-focused radio in the UK and Europe.
In June 2018, Eric released True, a synthwave-inspired love song with catchy leads and melodic vocals. The well-received single has garnered anticipation for Eric's upcoming solo album.