GHOSTECH is an electronic recording and performance project by Austin/Dallas Texas based singer, songwriter, producer, and multi-instrumentalist Seth Bradley. GHOSTECH has risen to international success and carved a cult niche in the Retrowave/Darksynth/Chiptune genre.
GHOSTECH is an electronic recording and performance project by Austin/Dallas Texas based singer, songwriter, producer, and multi instrumentalist Seth Bradley. GHOSTECH has risen to international success and carved a cult niche in the Retrowave/Darksynth/Chiptune genre.
Seth is 35 years old and a Dallas/Fort Worth/Denton North Texas native. His love and passion for music, event technology and media, and culture and community has lead him to occupy varying roles, behind the scenes as a record producer and recording engineer, behind the audio board in night clubs and for festivals and concert events, or playing keys, guitar, bass, or singing in local bands and ensembles. Starting as a guitarist and song writer at the age of 10, he later embarked to pursue his love of music and technology at The Dallas Sound Laboratories which was housed in the legendary film and recording post production studio The Studios of Las Colinas in Irving Texas. There he studied and received professional certifications in the art of live sound reinforcement and post production mixing and mastering.
Seth is an accomplished Guitarist and Keyboardist, studying under various instructors and teachers who are alumni of University of North Texas and Berklee college of music. His taste and musical abilities have always been varied, playing in bands that played experimental noise rock, Country/Surf/Psychobilly/Horror Punk/Hardcore Punk, Alternative Rock, Death Metal/Hardcore, and even for a time playing guitar in an experimental jazz fusion/progressive rock and multi genre ensemble much like Naked City and Mr.Bungle.
Seth Bradley also brings to the project graphic design, and video animation which he incorporates into the project's album releases, promotions, and live show.
He started GHOSTECH in March of 2017, the project which was founded as collaboration along with internationally successful music DJ Elias Serrano AKA DJ Spaz. Seth undertaking the recording, mixing and mastering of the project on the technical side.
The first 2018 EP Blood Rose was released in the summer and it's single Forever in Hell rose to success overnight and received an outstanding international reception and recognition, as it charted on TL80s and Drive Radio's top ten lists for the week of release within hours of the first single drop. Later the EP was featured on Lazerdiscs Records website, youtube channel, and the band was interviewed in JJ Chistie's Echosynthetix magazine.
During the process of recording the second release and full length album Nightmare Theater, Elias and Seth announced they were parting as a group, due to Elias moving on to focus on his career path and web radio Djing, and that Seth was undertaking the project and production of the album as a solo act. Their last official collaborative release was their single Future chase which debut in 2019 to cult success.
GHOSTECH would go on to release a second single in March of 2020 titled Mecha Doomsday.
In October of 2020 the long awaited full length album Nightmare Theater was released with great acceptance, as it charted on the first page of Bandcamp's Synthwave/Darksynth/Outrun releases for the week, and came to be featured on Synthspria's top releases for Halloween 2020, and featured on Kaarin Zoe Lee's show on NightRide FM, as well as HeartBeatHeros Podcast, and Beyond Synth with Andy Laste. The cover art was done by world reknown designer and artist David Paul Seymor, who has also done art for The Gas Monkey, Muse, Wofat, Monolord, PowerTrip, Mastodon, Hank Williams the 3rd , Minicipal Waste, Sleep, Slayer and many other legendary musical acts.
Another single was released exclusively to Bandcamp, the Horror themed Outrun and Darksynth track The Bottom. Seth was interviewed in Feb of 2021 on Jak Syns Tour Fiend channel and later Jak Syn featured the GHOSTECH song Amulet of Gold as apart of his San Junipero set.
August of 2021 GHOSTECH released Rerun Undead Volume I EP to great reception and success, as once again the album reached the front page and competed in the top spot on Bandcamp for the Synthwave/Darksynth/Outrun charts but this time holding the top spot for the Chiptunes chart for the first time ever throughout the week. It had also made it's way into the honorable mentions chart for electronic music. Rerun Undead charted as the number #6 best selling release on bandcamp in Austin Texas for the release weekend. All Bandcamp sales were matched by Seth Bradley and donated to a local food bank that resides in his home town of Grapevine Texas.
The most recent release in October of 2021, Rerun Undead Volume 2 also made waves yet again on bandcamp as once again it appeared on the front page of Darksynth/Chiptune, and was also featured as a highlight release on the Austin Texas music chart.