Giorgio Moroder

Giorgio Moroder to Produce Music for New Video Game, “Vengeance Is Mine”

An electronic music legend has been recruited to soundtrack an upcoming video game. Coming next year to PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, and PC is Vengeance Is Mine, an action game from 110 Industries. To provide the titular track for game and its robotic action, they’ve joined forces with fabled Italian producer Giorgio Moroder, affectionately known as the “Father of Disco.” Moroder, who has collaborated with Daft Punk, David Bowie and many more over the course of his illustrious career, will be joined by the game’s Associate Creative Director, Stefanie Joosten, on vocals. Joosten is a video game veteran who was the voice actress and motion capture model for Quiet from Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. Recommended Articles “Getting someone of Giorgio&...

Electronic Music Legend Giorgio Moroder Is Auctioning Off a Supercar Named After Him

There’s a very short list of luxury designers with songs named after them—think Jay-Z’s “Tom Ford” or Migos’ “Versace.” But a musician with a luxury product named after them? It’s almost unheard of. It’s not too elusive a club for electronic dance music legend Giorgio Moroder, however. Not only does the man known as the “Father of Disco” have a song named after him on Daft Punk’s Random Access Memories, but a rare supercar is his namesake as well. Someone will soon own the prized Moroder supercar for themselves after the legendary music producer opted to sell the vehicle at Sotheby’s in 2022. Sotheby’s called it “an unrepeatable opportunity for collectors.” The 1988 Cizeta-Moroder V16T was ...

This Dr. Seuss-Style Children’s Book Teaches Kids About Vintage Synthesizers

Because who needs Crayola, a new children’s book about synth-collecting is now available. My Daddy Has 100 Synths is the perfect book for dads looking to introduce their kids to the vintage synthesizer world. Penned by Billy Cardigan, one-half of Shy Boyz, the Dr. Seuss-style rhyming book is told from the perspective of a child whose father flaunts his encyclopedic synth collection. “This one is polyphonic and has a vocoder! This one was used by Giorgio Moroder,” reads one passage. “This is the classic mini-moog, used by Kraftwerk and Depeche Mode.” A page from Billy Cardigan’s synthesizer book for children, “My Daddy Has 100 Synths.” Billy Cardigan/Bandcamp Recommended Articles A page from Billy Cardigan’s synthesizer book fo...