credit: Jack Thomas
Dallas based electronic composer Jake Schrock assumes a rich, timeless aesthetic that is charismatically unbeholden to contemporary trends. This polished producer conjures masterful arrangements and sound design from his expansive collection of analog synthesizers and drum machines. The unmistakable charm of vintage instruments inspires Schrock’s penchant for sound design and has become the driving force behind his work. At the age of 19, Schrock enrolled in sound recording school where he met fellow student Michael Stein, who would later become a member of electronic quartet S U R V I V E and an Emmy award winning composer for the massively successful Stranger Things soundtrack. Schrock and Stein became instant friends and bonded over their mutual love for analog electronics while sharply honing their studio engineering and production techniques. Schrock‘s work is confidently playful, exuding an aura of lighthearted sophistication unique to contemporary synth culture.
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