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Chemistry Set presents

Wake Up & Live!

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Authentic & Original 1980's Band

Synth-pop New Wave 

Dynamic Vocals
Energized Rhythms
Sparkling Keyboards

Experiments from the Lab
RARE 24-track STUDIO & 4-track TAPES
from 1981-1987
have been restored & expertly mastered by
multi-Grammy-winning Audio Engineer, Michael Graves

Deluxe CD
double wallet + 12-page booklet
featuring Lyrics, Backstory, Photos  & more.
Digital Album & Singles
are available at Bandcamp:
Order Here

You may have heard of other bands
with this name ...but this is
The First & The Original

Heard on NYC & area radio stations
in the early-mid 1980s
Performed LIVE at Clubs & Showcases
in New York & New Jersey
(Stone Pony, 340 Broadway, Dr. B’s,
Village Gate, Dirt Club, Majique & more)

Created in 1981
Founding Songwriting Duo:
Terry Kennedy
(vocals & keyboards)
Steve Mecca
(bass, synth FX, drum machine).
...Add Synthesist Mike Reaves (1981-84)
to formulate an
Energized &
Unique '80s band.

CLICK to see the original 1984  VIDEO
16-mm film-to-video aired on MTV,
U68 & other USA stations. 


24-track (1983) recording of
King’s Gambit
was a featured track on WDHA’s
"Best of" Rock Collection on vinyl:
NJ Rock IV (released in 1985, out of print).
it's been remastered & is 1 of 13 tracks on Experiments from the Lab: Order Here

Love Reaction is as BIG & MASSIVE AS ANY HIT of the 80s.  
—Marc Urselli, Grammy-winning Audio Engineer 

Check out our Official VIDEOS:


Chemistry (our theme song):


and soon to be revealed ...

 “Terry Kennedy's sultry voice is an artfully nuanced timbre and texture with  deeper dimensions.
It’s vivid and potent.”
—DN Johnson, The Sunday Post, Bridgeport, CT, 1988

“Chemistry Set
is an experiment
bubbling over with adventure.”
WDHA Radio,
Best of New Jersey Rock Collection, 1984

You've got a powerful set of tonsils on you!
—Bill Bailey, Equation Records & keyboardist, 1980s UK band, Damarge, 2023

Their sound is very much in the vanguard of synthesizer music.
—Newark Star Ledger,
NJ’s largest newspaper, 1985

COPYRIGHT 2023 Terry Kennedy/Steve Mecca ChemSet Productions