About the Artist
Bending Grid, the prolific Independent Electronic Musician hailing from Summerville, South Carolina, is a visionary artist who has been making waves in the music industry. Focused on the Synthwave, Retrowave, and Popwave genres, Bending Grid's journey is a testament to boundless creativity and a deep-seated passion for music.
Born in the United States, Bending Grid embarked on a musical odyssey that would eventually lead him to explore the vast world of electronic music. His fascination with 80's music, fueled by influences such as Wham!, Billy Ocean, A-Ha, Tears for Fears, Madonna, and many more, laid the foundation for his future sound.
In 2021, Bending Grid discovered the Synthwave movement, a genre that brilliantly fuses the nostalgia of the 80s with modern electronic soundscapes. This pivotal moment ignited his journey into the underground synthwave movement, incorporating other subgenres like Darkwave, Darksynth, Cybersynth, Chillwave, Outrun, Vaporwave, Synthpop, Dreamwave, Retrowave, and Classic 80's pop into his music. His ability to seamlessly blend various subgenres into his compositions is a testament to his comprehensive understanding of electronic music production.
Bending Grid's music is a captivating and emotive experience that transports listeners through intricate melodies, pulsating rhythms, and ethereal soundscapes. His sound has a unique dynamic range, effortlessly transitioning between intense and reflective moments, creating a rich and multifaceted sonic tapestry. With contrasting textures and layers, Bending Grid leaves audiences craving more, continually pushing the boundaries of electronic music.
Bending Grid's creative genius extends to collaborations. Notably, he joined forces with Jimmy Brixton for a rework of the song "7 Days A Week." This collaboration exemplified his ability to infuse new life into existing tracks, adding his unique electronic touch to the music. Additionally, Bending Grid recently partnered with "The Safety Word" to remix their song "Memories" with a darker and heavier feel, showcasing his versatility as an artist who can adapt his sound to suit various moods and styles. This remix was met with acclaim, further solidifying Bending Grid's reputation as a skilled collaborator and an artist who can evoke diverse emotions through his music.
IN THE SPOTLIGHT
Bending Grid's musical prowess has garnered recognition worldwide. His single, "Love Arcade," was featured in the arcade video game StepManiaX, played in hundreds of arcade locations worldwide, showcasing the versatility and universal appeal of his music. Bending Grid's YouTube channel boasts several low-budget music videos, with some videos breaking over 100k views, a testament to his growing online presence. He has over 10k Instagram followers and has enjoyed airplay on both domestic and international radio stations.
Bending Grid's discography includes singles, collaborations, remixes, and an EP. Currently, he is working on his first double album, "Parallax," promising an even more expansive and immersive experience for his audience. Parallax will be featuring 12 guest artists, including some big names such as Jolie, The Safety Word, Roxi Drive, and Teya Flow.
Bending Grid is not just an artist; he is a force to be reckoned with in the electronic music industry. His ability to push the boundaries of the genre, blend subgenres with ease, and create empathetic and expressive compositions sets him apart. With a growing fan base and an ever-evolving sound, Bending Grid is a musical maverick who continues to shape the future of electronic music. Keep an eye out for his upcoming releases, as they promise to captivate and inspire fans around the world.