Exploring and recording new territories in the realm of intricately programmed, melodic analog synthesizer music or "the old sounds of tomorrow" since 1997. With releases from Joy Electric, Travelogue, Cascading Slopes, Relic Pop and others.

1208 West Giles Road Muskegon, MI 49445



Exploring and recording new territories in the realm of intricately programmed, melodic analog synthesizer music or "the old sounds of tomorrow" since 1997.

1208 West Giles Road Muskegon, MI 49445

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JOY ELECTRIC - MELODY DEMO TAPES

A lost treasure trove of the earliest recordings that eventually became Joy Electric. This is our gift to everyone who pre-ordered the Melody vinyl. Look for a download code in your email, and Merry Christmas!


A CHRISTMAS CARD FROM PLASTIQ MUSIQ

This is just a little playlist of some of our favorite Christmasy, electronic songs. Get in the spirit! Peace on Earth and ho ho ho and all that.


PM038 JOY ELECTRIC - MELODY

20th anniversary edition of Melody pressed to beautiful red vinyl, in a double disc gatefold sleeve. Return to simpler times, to lily pads and frogs, flowers and bees and sun colored rings. Shipping January, 2015.


PLASTIQ MUSIQ PODCAST PROGRAM 4 - MELODY SPECIAL

David Barnhart asks Ronnie Martin some questions about the creation of Jpoy Electric's first album, Melody. 10:26 min.


THE MELODY BOOK

The official history and commentary on Joy Electric's debut album, Melody. Including rare, early photos, the story of the earliest Martin brothers bands, and extensive liner-notes by Ronnie Martin.


PM037 RELIC POP - THICK AS THIEVES

Metallic percussion and crystalline leads inspired by the second wave of Japanese synthesizer artists - specifically the soundtracks of Ryuichi Sakamoto. Fans of Soviet will delight in this first of many releases from Relic Pop.


PLASTIQ MUSIQ PODCAST PROGRAM 3

A glimpse into the studio of Relic Pop's René Pérez, Justin Jolley's lesson on FSK Tape Sync, and a tone poem by CS called Delia's Kaleidoscope. 18:16 min.


THE SEPTEMBER EQUATION - THE BELLS OF PLSTK 5¼" FLOPPY DISK

Christmas 2013 limited edition re-issue of The September Equation's magnum opus, The Bells of Plstk, on the timeless format of 5¼" floppy disk.


PLASTIQ MUSIQ PODCAST PROGRAM 2

Program 2 is a Christmas Special featuring a lesson in synthesizing bell sounds by Jon Sonnenberg, Christmas songs by Travelogue & Cascading Slopes. 15:47 min.


PM036 CASCADING SLOPES - TOWARDS A QUAKER VIEW of SYNTHESIZERS

Jacob Graham's charming collection of songs ranging from simple, folk narratives to fantasy-tinged ballads. With a constant thread of sad and hopeful melodies spun through ornate sequences and minimal, music-box rhythms.


PLASTIQ MUSIQ PODCAST PROGRAM 1

Program 1 features a rare glimpse into the studio of Cascading Slopes, as well as an exclusive track, and a lesson in synthesizing sounds from nature by David Barnhart. 17:00 min.


PM035 NEW MUSIC HORIZONS VOL. 1

A new compilation series showcasing current artists and friends of the label. Reinforcing our grand analog tradition and hopefully piquing your curiosity for what lies ahead, Vol. 1 includes exclusives songs from Said Fantasy, Travelogue, Cascading Slopes and more.