France's Perturbator (aka James Kent) has been at it for a few years but picked up more buzz than ever (in the US at least) last year thanks to The Uncanny Valley. Like S U R V I V E, it pulls from '80 synthwave and horror soundtracks, and has some crossover in the metal world. US black metal band Astronoid appear on the song "Souls At Zero," and (like fellow French synthwavers Carpenter Brut), Perturbator is playing the 2017 Roadburn festival, curated by Baroness' John Baizley.

Before that fest, Perturbator will go on his first North American tour this month. It lands in NYC on January 12 at Le Poisson Rouge. That show is with Computer Magic and Kel Valhaal. Tickets are on sale now. All dates are listed below.

Last month, Perturbator dropped a new single, "Tactical Precision Disarray." Stream that and The Uncanny Valley below:

Perturbator -- 2017 Tour Dates
Jan 06 Highline Seattle, WA
Jan 07 Union NightClub Los Angeles, CA
Jan 08 Dna Lounge San Francisco, CA
Jan 11 Reggies Rock Club Chicago, IL
Jan 12 Le Poisson Rouge New York, NY
Jan 13 Théâtre Fairmount Montréal, Canada
Jan 14 Once Ballroom Somerville, MA
Feb 11 File7 Magny Le Hongre, France
Mar 24 La Sirene La Rochelle, France
Mar 30 Jas'rod Pennes Mirabeau, France
Mar 31 Paloma Nimes, France
Apr 04 LA LAITERIE Strasbourg, France
Apr 06 Nachtleben Frankfurt Am Main, Germany
Apr 07 BACKSTAGE HALLE Munich, Germany
Apr 20-23 Roadburn Festival Tilburg, The Netherlands
May 20 Le Forum Vaureal, France