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Encyclopedia > Freezepop (band)
Freezepop performing.
Freezepop performing.
Background information
Origin Boston, Massachusetts
Genre(s) Synthpop
New Wave
Electroclash
Years active 1999 - present
Label(s) Cordless Recordings
The Archenemy Record Company
Elefant
Associated
acts
Symbion Project
Lifestyle
Karacter
Website www.freezepop.com
www.myspace.com/freezepop
Members
Liz Enthusiasm
The Duke of Pannekoeken
the Other Sean T. Drinkwater

Freezepop is an indie synthpop/New Wave band composed of Liz Enthusiasm, the Duke of Pannekoeken (originally the Duke of Candied Apples, as well as the Duke of Belgian Waffles, both pseudonyms of Kasson Crooker), and the Other Sean T. Drinkwater (who claims to be a clone of the "original" Sean T. Drinkwater). They formed in Boston, Massachusetts in 1999. Image File history File links Freezepop-logo. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... “Boston” redirects here. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... Bold text New Wave in the late 1970s and early 1980s was inspired by the punk rock. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article is about the year. ... In the music industry, a record label is a brand and a trademark associated with the marketing of music recordings and music videos. ... Warner Music Groups eLabel founded by Elektra & Nonesuch Records founder Jac Holzman. ... The Archenemy Record Company is a record company founded and located in Boston, Massachusetts. ... Elefant Records is an independent record label based in Spain. ... Freezepop is an indie synthpop band composed of Liz Enthusiasm, the Duke of Pannekoeken (originally the Duke of Candied Apples), and the Other Sean T. Drinkwater (who claimed to be a clone of the original Sean T. Drinkwater). ... Liz Enthusiasm (June 21 - )is the pseudonym of Justinne (Jussi) Gamache, the lead singer of the indie synthpop band Freezepop. ... Kasson Crooker is the artist behind Symbion Project, DJ HMX, Komputer Kontroller, and Cosmonaut Zero. ... Sean T. Drinkwater (born 1972) is a musician living and working in Boston, Massachusetts. ... In popular music, indie music (from independent) is any of a number of genres, scenes, subcultures and stylistic and cultural attributes, characterised by perceived independence from commercial pop music and mainstream culture and an autonomous, do-it-yourself (DIY) approach. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... Bold text New Wave in the late 1970s and early 1980s was inspired by the punk rock. ... Liz Enthusiasm (June 21 - )is the pseudonym of Justinne (Jussi) Gamache, the lead singer of the indie synthpop band Freezepop. ... Pannenkoeken are Dutch pancakes, yet unlike the usual American pancake, Pannenkoeken often incorporate slices of smoked bacon, for example. ... Kasson Crooker is the artist behind Symbion Project, DJ HMX, Komputer Kontroller, and Cosmonaut Zero. ... Sean T. Drinkwater (born 1972) is a musician living and working in Boston, Massachusetts. ... “Boston” redirects here. ... This article is about the year. ...


They have gained a number of fans through their work in video games, and several of their songs can be found on titles such as FreQuency, Amplitude, Karaoke Revolution, Guitar Hero, Guitar Hero II, Flash Flash Revolution, and Downhill Domination, along with one of the North American entries in the Dance Dance Revolution series. Many of these games were developed by Harmonix, a company for which Kasson Crooker is the Audio Director. For other uses, see Frequency (disambiguation). ... The PlayStation 2 game Amplitude was developed by Harmonix and is the sequel to the game Frequency. ... Karaoke Revolution, and its sequels Karaoke Revolution Volume 2 , Karaoke Revolution Volume 3 , Karaoke Revolution Party, CMT Presents: Karaoke Revolution Country and Karaoke Revolution presents American Idol are video games for the PlayStation 2, Nintendo GameCube, and Xbox, developed by Harmonix and Blitz Games and published by Konami in its... This article is about the 2005 video game. ... Guitar Hero II is a music video game developed by Harmonix Music Systems and published by RedOctane. ... Flash Flash Revolution is a web-based simulation of Dance Dance Revolution, a video game made by Konami. ... Dance Dance Revolution, a. ... Harmonix is a game developer for the PlayStation 2. ...


Originally, their music was entirely composed on a small portable MIDI sequencer, a Yamaha QY-70, which has often been mistaken for a Game Boy. On more recent albums, they have expanded their toolkit due to a lack of variety in the sounds the QY-70 provided, but it still remains an important part of the composing process. Musical Instrument Digital Interface, or MIDI, is a system designed to transmit information between electronic musical instruments. ... For the entire Game Boy series of handheld consoles, see Game Boy line. ...


In addition to Freezepop, Kasson, who had previously been in fellow Boston band Splashdown, still records as a solo artist under the moniker Symbion Project. Sean is also a member of the bands Lifestyle and Karacter, and worked with the band Polystar on their debut album. “Boston” redirects here. ... Splashdown, formed in Allston, Massachusetts in 1996, was an American pop rock band. ... Freezepop is an indie synthpop band composed of Liz Enthusiasm, the Duke of Pannekoeken (originally the Duke of Candied Apples), and the Other Sean T. Drinkwater (who claimed to be a clone of the original Sean T. Drinkwater). ...


Liz Enthusiasm appears on the song "Boom Box Chic" by Los Angeles based Le Mans Electro. Liz Enthusiasm (June 21 - )is the pseudonym of Justinne (Jussi) Gamache, the lead singer of the indie synthpop band Freezepop. ...

Contents

Discography

Full-length albums

Freezepop Forever is the 2000 debut studio album by synthpop band Freezepop. ... Fancy Ultra•Fresh is the second full-length studio album by Freezepop. ... Future Future Future Perfect is the third full-length studio album by Freezepop. ...

EPs and remix albums

  • The Orange EP (2000, EP, limited edition CD-R)
  • The Purple EP (2000, EP, limited edition CD-R)
  • Fashion Impression Function (2001, EP)
  • Hi-Five My Remix (2003, remix)
  • Mini Ultra•Fresh (2004, remix EP, promo only)
  • Maxi Ultra•Fresh (2005, remix, out-of-print)

Fashion Impression Function is a 2001 EP by Freezepop. ... Hi-Five My Remix is a 2003 remix album featuring the music of Freezepop. ... Maxi Ultra•Fresh is a 2005 remix album featuring the music of Freezepop. ...

Singles

  • Bike Thief (2003, 12")
  • Dancy Ultra•Fresh (2005, 12")
  • Rokk (2006, CD single)

Rokk is a 2006 CD single by Freezepop featuring the songs Less Talk More Rokk and Get Ready 2 Rokk, both of which have appeared in the Guitar Hero PlayStation 2 video game series. ...

Songs featured in video games

Also, a lot of songs are available for the Stepmania simulator, like "Supersprode" or "Duct Tape my Heart" For other uses, see Frequency (disambiguation). ... The PlayStation 2 game Amplitude was developed by Harmonix and is the sequel to the game Frequency. ... Karaoke Revolution, and its sequels Karaoke Revolution Volume 2 , Karaoke Revolution Volume 3 , Karaoke Revolution Party, CMT Presents: Karaoke Revolution Country and Karaoke Revolution presents American Idol are video games for the PlayStation 2, Nintendo GameCube, and Xbox, developed by Harmonix and Blitz Games and published by Konami in its... Dance Dance Revolution ULTRAMIX 3 will be the tenth home version of Dance Dance Revolution to be released in the United States. ... Downhill Domination is a video game based on a fictional racing event with fictional racers mixed with a few unlockable professional racers. ... Rokk is a 2006 CD single by Freezepop featuring the songs Less Talk More Rokk and Get Ready 2 Rokk, both of which have appeared in the Guitar Hero PlayStation 2 video game series. ... This article is about the 2005 video game. ... Rokk is a 2006 CD single by Freezepop featuring the songs Less Talk More Rokk and Get Ready 2 Rokk, both of which have appeared in the Guitar Hero PlayStation 2 video game series. ... Guitar Hero II is a music video game developed by Harmonix Music Systems and published by RedOctane. ... Rock Band is an upcoming music video game under development by Harmonix Music Systems, published by MTV Games, and to be distributed by Electronic Arts Partners scheduled for a North American release during the 2007 holiday season. ... Flash Flash Revolution is a web-based simulation of Dance Dance Revolution, a video game made by Konami. ...


Trivia

  • The band is named after the frozen snack. The members describe their music as "sweet and cold and fruity and plastic-y", much like the snack.[1]
  • "Pannekoeken", as in "the Duke of Pannekoeken", means pancakes in Dutch.
  • "Drinkwater", as in "Sean T. Drinkwater", also means something in Dutch; Drinking_water
  • The Freezepop song "Seven Boom Medley" has never been formally released on any of the band's albums, although it could once be found on their MySpace page.[2] It did see release on the compilation "Popaganda Volume 1 - The Speed of Sound" from Souvenir Records, it's also a hidden track on the enhanced version on Fancy Ultra•Fresh.
  • The song "Here Comes a Special Boy" is about an Achewood character named Philippe. The track refers to his special sneakers that his mom sent him, and to a strip in which he is standing on a drum machine manual.
  • Two Freezepop songs have entirely non-English lyrics: "Tenisu no Boifurendo" ("Tennis Boyfriend", in Japanese) and "Parlez-vous Freezepop?" ("Do you speak Freezepop?", in French).
  • The song "Science Genius Girl [Hi-Phi edit]" features Liz reciting the first thirty digits of Phi

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External links

  • Freezepop official website - Includes downloadable music videos and songs.
  • Freezepop on MySpace
  • Interview with Liz Enthusiasm at Big Stereo
  • Symbion Project official website - Includes downloadable music and in-depth history of Kasson Crooker's musical endeavors.
  • Lifestyle official website - Includes downloadable web album and info.

 
 

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