This Month In Retro is a monthly article where we look back on the current month as it happened during the 1980's. Learn, reminisce, and stay retro.
Despite coming to this EP with low expectations, having heards hundreds of takes on the whole LA, synth city theme with varying degrees of success, I was pleasantly surprised. The tracks are expertly, expertly produced with slick synths that perfecly coallesce.
French electronic gadget maestro Tommy '86 is back with a brand new EP entitled "Disco Machine" released via 86' Records . This shiny and glamorous assortment of songs is going to travel in through your ears and wear you like a sparkly outfit, its going
Following 2014's brilliant 'Metropolis', Nightcrawler returns with perhaps his darkest work to date, 'Strange Shadows'. The EP featuring 5 original and 4 remixes take great inspiration from Italian Giallo and horror movies of the late 70s and 80s.
Many of John Carpenter’s films have common threads that stitch them gently together. For instance, the majority of the visuals (camerawork, exposures, etc.) create a mood that is not only nightmarishly dark but also thrown into stark, bold contrast. It creates the effect of a
Street fighter II: The World Warrior is where the franchise started for most fans; though its prequel enjoyed moderate success, it was this one that truly caught on and blew new air into arcade fighting games as a genre.
Some wonderful Synthwave artists are trying to raise a bit of money for a handicapped girl, named Layla, who needs a new wheelchair. Daniel Deluxe, Dance With The Dead, Flash Arnold, VHS GLitch and more have kindly donated their albums and EP's for this good cause.
I first became familiar with Musician/Composer Rich Vreeland AKA Disasterpeace after hearing his mystical and beautiful score for Nicolas Ménard’s 2013 short film, ‘Somewhere’. With a bunch of awesome game soundtracks already under his belt, including Fez and Bomberman Live: Battlefest, Vreeland’s latest musical adventure