Surrounded by the neon glow of arcade lights, we speak to Scott Goodwin this week about his new electronic music project. Formerly the frontman of noise meets techno four-piece Operative, Scott is now forging a solo path of his own under his last name Goodwin. While playing skeeball, shooting at robotic Star Trek mutants and even making it rain with tickets, we get the inside scoop on his sound, pop-culture interests and how Portland comes into play in defining his musical ambitions.

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