Alexandria, Virginia, USA

RETROGRAMME is a production duo from the Washington D.C. suburb of Alexandria, Virginia. Their mutual interest in music, sub-culture, and the art/science of recording has inspired them to produce music that is artistic, moving, and thought-provoking.


RETROGRAMME is a Washington DC area electronic music act whose 2008 debut album cultivated a underground buzz in the area with its beautiful atmospherics and considerably wide-range of electronic progressions from industrial rock to ambient soundscapes. Rob Early, the principal synthesist and programmer, and Nikk Allen, the primary songwriter, have a musicianship that is influenced by many different genres of electronica, Their styles have been compared to New Order, Underworld, Gary Numan and other classic live electronic acts. This is not another laptop act but a band blending tight programming with live instruments spanning genres from industrial to aggressive pop. Their latest release on Octofoil Records, Season of Scars EP, is a dark electronic release.

Retrogramme have been twice featured on BBC6's Tom Robinson's Introducing series, and have been reviewed in several electronic/gothic-based music magazines including ReGen, Side-Line and Dark Grave. Their music is also currently streaming on several web radio stations including and, and have been featured in several podcasts including Sony's AcidPlanet WaveForm.

Most recently, Retrogramme has played with Faith And The Muse in Washington D.C. and Espermachine in Baltimore MD.

Contact :

Management - J.H.Gucker -
Band -



RETROGRAMME - Season Of Scars EP - November 16, 2009

RETROGRAMME - [untitled] - 2011

Set List

Black Magic
Season of Scars
911 For Locals
The Dead End
Where The Heart Is
The Autumn Winds
Blood As A Notion
Emma Says No

Optionally included:

In Love With Regret
Everything is Fine