With its scintillating synth melody, high-speed night drifts and neon-lit city lights, the music video to The Weeknd’s ‘Blinding Lights’ has been turning heads over the past few weeks. Premiered on The Weeknd’s official youtube channel on January 21st of this year, the second single
After debuting at #5 on the Billboard Electronic Album Chart, Akuma II is back with a new life in an alternate version, not from Alex and Tokyo Rose – but instead featuring remixes from some very heavy hitters in retrosynth music.
This set of absolutely killer
Coming straight from Eastern Siberia (Ulan Ude, Russia) is Taxon Lazare with the deliciously retro minimalist synthpop album "Прощай, ностальгия" (Proshchay, nostal'giya, or “Goodbye Nostalgia”)!
“Goodbye Nostalgia” is a beautiful piece of old-school synthpop that features a host of unique, interesting melodies and eastern synth sounds
The UK based phantasm Occams Laser has released “Return to the Grid” – an amazing reimagining of the soundtrack to Tron Legacy.
Described as a “…direct continuation to my album ‘The Grid’ from 2016,” and a “spiritual replacement soundtrack to Tron Legacy…” this beautifully crafted synth
The second single from Lukhash’s upcoming album, “Transient Offworld,” is here! “Paradigm Shift” is an intense and upbeat track that would make the perfect backing to any cyberpunk shootout – complete with a fantastic nostalgic melodic breakdown towards the center of the track.
Continuing his trend
The German italo disco synth king Peter Zimmermann dropped the deliciously authentic retro “Through the Night (Part 1)” way back in early December, and quickly jumped to the top of our honorable mentions when it came time for our Top Ten Albums of 2019.
The rank and file “bad guys” we see in a typical video game have become ubiquitous. One could even say that without them, you wouldn't have a game at all. We undervalue them. We dismiss them as filler. I maintain that these workaday villains are
Lukhash recently dropped the stunning single “Naomi” ahead of his next album – slated to be released on NewRetroWave!
We’re extremely excited to welcome Lukhash to our roster, and we’re loving their signature sound of glossy blend cyberpunk and synthwave mixed with chiptune. “Naomi” is a
The great unholy sorcerer of synth Filmmaker is back with another drop-dead gorgeous release, “Eternal Return!”
It’s hard to understate exactly how evil this album feels. Seething with hatred and disgust like a thick slime, “Eternal Return” is infectiously groovy, often stuck wriggling in our ear
The core of almost every decent video game's story is conflict. Whether it's the fierce hand-to-hand hoops of NBA Jam, the brutal martial arts murder of Mortal Kombat, or DOOM's epic battle against Hell
The dark cyborg Holon is back with an exquisitely atmospheric synth album, “Trust The Machine.”
Hailing from Ontario, Canada, Holon’s sound is an interesting mix of cyberpunk and industrial synthwave with hints of ambient and italo. An eclectic mix for sure - but one that Holon
An ethereal, melancholic echo drifts in and out