Since 2008, Hemendex (synth-pop/new-wave band from Zagreb) writes music inspired by EBM, electro, darkwave, punk but also by radio-friendly pop music dating from the last three decades. Half-jokingly, they call their music "maximal wave" or "hotwave". Their live shows are enriched by aggressive visual effects and live-VJing. Hemendex played a great number of shows, supporting bands like Ladytron, The Wedding Present and The Young Gods. It was followed by D.I.Y. 7" vinyl release "Reset 1" and free digital live EP "Life is Not a Soundcheck vol.