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The Biggest Moments for the Retrowave Scene in 2017

2017 was a very trying time and also a very positive time for Retrowave. Here are The Biggest Moments for Retrowave in 2017.




2017 was a very trying time and also a very positive time for Retrowave. Here are The Biggest Moments for Retrowave in 2017.

 

 

Death Note Includes Plenty of Synth in it’s Soundtrack!

Jordan F scored two big placements in this movies soundtrack and in the movie itself. A big win!

 

 

 

Lazerhawk Finally Releases Album!

It was a lengthy wait, but the wait was certainly worth the final product. A lot of fans in the scene have been waiting for this album for close to 4 years years. An absolutely smashing album from beginning to end.

 

 

 

The 2017 Eurovision Song Contest

This image says it all. The background imagery/ animation clearly ties into Retrowave aesthetics. This performance was seen by millions of viewers due to Robin Bengtsson and Eurovisions heavy reach. The song may not be your cup of tea, but the imagery cannot be denied.

 

 

 

Celebrities Start to Discover The Retrowave Movement!

Twitter was an interesting platform this year. Specifically for celebrities as they found a lot of Retrowave via shares and retweets. Wil Wheaton being one of them! 🙂

http://wilwheaton.net/2017/04/apparently-retrowave-is-a-thing-and-its-pretty-awesome/

 

 

 

FM-84 and The Midnight Completely Sell Out in LA!

These guys are truly taking the scene by storm and are doing huge numbers whilst being unsigned. This shows the power of Retrowave and the awesome fans it has. Not to mention their music is both killer!

 

 

 

Mainstream Musicians Start To use Retrowave Inspired Imagery In Their Music Videos and Art.

Like it or not, this year showed how far the Retrowave influence has spread. It may not be the sound just yet, but the imagery is now being implemented in musicians albums and musical projects. It could error a lot more frequently in 2018 as Retrowave continues to spread. Keep your eyes peeled for this madness.

 

 

 

Magic Sword are Featured in the Thor: Ragnarok Trailer.

This was probably the biggest placements for 2017. This was a monster of a movie in terms of outreach and to have Magic Swords music used in the official trailer was MONUMENTAL. Another great achievement for the Retro Lovers.

 

 

 

Retrowave begins to chart in the Billboard Charts!

Magnatron 2.0, AKUMA, The Midnight, Perturbator, Carpenter Brut, Sunset Neon, this year proved to be monumental for Retrowave interms of outside recognition. We predict such charting will be more frequent in 2018 as many big releases are planned. What a year!

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