Bastian Void “Topia”

The world of possibility is endless on Topia; expanding landscapes are digital playgrounds for dreams becoming reality and that reality living forever. Bastian Void’s Joe Bastardo has often explored these sonic universes where the future materializes into skyward visages laden with glassine shimmer. He knows how to weave a hook into crystal waves, all held up by entrancing beats with simple, beguiling foundations, and Topia is his opus. … Continue reading Bastian Void “Topia”

Video Premiere: Bastian Void “Poly’s Hallway”

Bastian Void’s Topia is my favorite missive from the project so far. Topia is an alternative reality where the neon never fades and the golden skyways go past the horizon. On “Poly’s Hallway,” synthesizers percolate in a rhythmic maze as pads drift and swell effortlessly above the cybernetic city. Beguiling animations built with rudimentary architecture and vivid hues bring Bastian Void’s futuristic world to life. Let’s meet in Topia next to … Continue reading Video Premiere: Bastian Void “Poly’s Hallway”

Foxy Digitalis Mix #32: Bastian Void

A few months ago when I published The Triforce mix, Joe Bastardo (aka Bastian Void) reached out to see if I’d be interested in another mix of video game music sometime down the road. When he told me about some of the more obscure and out-there stuff he was thinking about, I couldn’t say yes quick enough.  Not to repeat myself, but Joe and I go … Continue reading Foxy Digitalis Mix #32: Bastian Void

Weekly Video Break – March 26

Welcome to the weekly video recap. Well, I hope it’ll be weekly, but if not it will be close. This week there’s sweet videos from alexalone and Bastian Void. I’m a little obsessed with this video of alexalone from last September. Recording in a quarry near their home, this piece of music is beautiful and manages to evolve and move along with the darkening of the skies. … Continue reading Weekly Video Break – March 26