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Flashback Friday: Factories Talk the '80s

Where we're going, we don't need roads; just a synthesizer, eyeliner, and a touch of androgyny. Welcome to Flashback Friday.

In case you missed it, Google commemorated the 78th birthday of electronic music pioneer, Bob Moog, with a wicked-cool doodle earlier this week.

Moog left his mark on the world when he invented the Moog synthesizer, revolutionizing how sound was manipulated and inspiring generations of music-makers. Needless to say, the '80s sound couldn't have been possible without him.

For this week's edition of Flashback Fridays we talk with the Valley's own electronic mavens, Factories, to see how synth sounds of yesteryear resonate with them today.

Factories will be playing along with Ladylike, Gospel Claws, and Steff Koeppen and the Articles tonight at the Crescent Ballroom in Phoenix.

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Anthony Sandoval
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