Artisan Loyalist is the solo music venture of Edmonton-based multi instrumentalist, producer, and composer, Rob Batke. The debut full-length album, Lonely Ghost, is a unique homage to 80s synth pop with modern-day touches, evoking the electronic textures of M83, the expressive guitar playing of Johnny Marr, and the 80s work of Peter Gabriel.
"an architect of dreamy, sweet mood music" -Beatroute
"…definitely something to get the feet moving" -PopMatters
"…a penchant for dense reverb and ’80s influenced synth sounds" -New Noise Magazine