04/05/2021 | Writer: Kaos GL
American Dreeming is about challenging pain through the power of reinvention, ‘Sylas Dean’ is a dreamlike persona that leans into the fantasy of the music.
Photo: Leyla Stefani
Queer songwriter Sylas Dean releases his debut EP; American Dreeming ay May 7th, to the tune of synth driven power pop melodies and earworm hooks reminiscent of writers such as Max Martin, Ester Dean, and Leland.
A newcomer to the underground hyper pop scene among names like Slayyyter and Dorian Electra, Sylas brings a vintage glam rock influence to tether the music with all the spectacle of a Ziggy Stardust persona.
Photo: Brett Stanley
An east coast native from the small town of Rocky Hill, Connecticut - Sylas packed his car and drove clear across the country with hundreds of songs in his arsenal to reinvent himself as ‘Sylas Dean’. A dance driven sound accompanied with vibrant dreamscape and club kid imagery.
Photo: Bryce Anthony
American Dreeming is a celebration of power pop vocals with rock and dance oriented instrumentals that feels like you’re right on the floor of any gay club in downtown Los Angeles. The music is about exploring love and heartbreak through the lens of something as glossy and vibrant as hyper pop. American Dreeming is about challenging pain through the power of reinvention, ‘Sylas Dean’ is a dreamlike persona that leans into the fantasy of the music.
In collaboration with producers such as Stefan Schonewille, Justin de Vries, Rebbel, Lemon Splash, and engineered with Ivan Fiallos Zambrano from Jason Derulo’s ‘Colors’.
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