Eric C. Powell with music partner and wife Andrea Powell are an award-winning indie synthpop synthwave electronic artist featured on BBC introducing and named 2nd Best Electro act in 2018 Online Music Awards.
Eric’s writing reflect his signature catchy synth tracks with strong vocals and penetrating lyrics to challenge listeners and delight synth enthusiasts.
The late 2016 Back to Life boasts a modern electronic indie pop feel, yet reflects the influences of Eric's earlier songwriting with early 90's underground synthpop band Turning Keys. Released in early 2018, Noise Zombie (Synthmaster Mix), caught the attention of the synthwave and electronica scene winning 3rd place in the global SynthMaster Track Contest. A collaboration called Click with darwinmcd followed, with a remix EP called Take It All Apart (Click Remixed). Both created an immediate buzz across synth-focused radio in the UK and Europe.
Having received acclaim and considerable airplay in 2019, Need A Place features Andrea on lead vocals with co-songwriting credits. It's a danceable synthwave delight and been recognized as Best Composition in the 2019 International Music Awards. Need A Place is included in their awaited album True which has compiled their top 4 singles and adds 5 outstanding new tracks resulting in being named Best Dance Album in the International Music Awards for Fall 2019. You can catch Eric and Andrea LIVE in London, Berlin, and Copenhagen with Artefaktor Live 4 in Spring 2020!