Banadu, pronounced like "Xanadu" with a 'B,' is an indie electro solo project by Bill Darksoft from Seattle, WA. Banadu uses liquid guitars, funk bass, expansive synth textures and driving electronic drums to depict a shoegazey vacation.

“Funky, four-on-the-floor dream/synth pop”
— Wild Patterns



  • Indie & Folk Radio
  • Blue Bardot
  • SSG Music
  • Indie Music Nation
  • “spacey vocals with a trance fusion type of vibe… I could listen to that music all day…man I loved it.” - Indie Music Plus

  • “[BANADU] blends funk bass, synths, distant and textural vocals with shoegaze guitars to depict that dream vacation you’ve been waiting for“ - SSG Music

  • "Funky, four-on-the-floor dream/synth pop" - Wild Patterns

  • "The synths, playful guitar licks and layers are triumphant in this track, and it drowns you in a way that you will surrender. The track is almost ethereal and trip-inducing" - The Violet Wave , Song of the Day