One of the best components of the debut issue of Spencer & Locke was the artistic shift between a grittier contemporary comic art style and the clearly Calvin & Hobbes-influenced Sunday paper strip aesthetic. Rather than being a spontaneous artistic flourish, it had
"Between the years that the market drank Atari, and the years of the rise of the sons of Sony
Some of the greats we have lost this year.
The first two issues of The Power of the Dark Crystal were fantastic comics that allowed its primary cast to shine alongside the world that it was elaborating upon. Knowing that the series had 12 issues to work with, it initially seemed like
Hello Retro Lovers. The unthinkable has just happened. Tom Cruise has just confirmed a Top Gun sequel is in the making. We will be heading right back into that friggin danger zone!!
For those who do not know, Chromatics appeared on the premiere of Showtime's Twin Peaks revival screening. They were seen performing their song “Shadow” at the Bang Bang Club venue. Listen to the full song and enjoy the video here.
The much beloved synth siren Dana Jean Pheonix is back with her third, long-awaited full length album, “Synth City.” This collection of tracks is a powerful mix of dreamwave and synthpop - a true testament to just how amazing retro vocals can be when done
Yes my friends. Just when you thought things couldn't get any better, a massive 2 Day synth extravaganza is born. Retro Lovers in NYC, this is your moment!!! This is the first predominantly synthwave fest thrown on this scale! It's HUGE.
It doesn't stop Retro Lovers. Two MAJOR artists in the scene have just announced a joint live concert!! It's finally happening! Let's head over to the West Coast and live the dream!!
It is happening folks. More and more live performances are occurring and taking off for the scene this year. Most importantly, several new synth music festivals are also popping up this year. One being the Retro Future Festival set to take place in
Like a song has been produced and then filtered through a lazy VHS tape, the retro vibe is spot on throughout, synth pop, retro-electro and 80s computer-funk, wobbling brooding synths, light chord stabs, melancholy and lost.
Starring Chuck Norris, Karen Carlson and Lee Van Cleef. It was directed by Eric Karson and written by Paul Aaron and Leigh Chapman.