Born from the need for catharsis in a detached society headed toward some Cyberpunk reality at the speed of a supercharged muscle car; "Songs of Love & Death" is the solo electronic project from NYHC pioneer Chaka Malik (BURN, Orange 9mm) and has been his
For this fifth edition of Memory Lanes, we are graced with the presence of none other than the scene’s very own shooting star. With the release of her sophomore album Synthian right around the corner, we caught up with NINA with hopes to learn more
With the release of his latest hit record After Hours, it seems like The Weeknd has made his mark on the Synthwave scene. Forums across the blogosphere have been bustling with the sounds of fresh producers sharing their synthwave remixes of Weeknd singles, with a few
Happy Monday, fellow retroheads ! With Memory Lanes now entering its second week of publication, we are delighted to bring you our second guest from the land of existential dread and stinky cheese. Darkwave producer Sierra has stopped by to drop her own movie recommendation and
Coming straight from the silver screen is "Film" - Orax's fourth release on NRW. After chugging into our top 10 list of the year with "Tearwave" back in 2018, we've come to expect a lot from this producer - and "Film" delivers!
Orax's signature sound includes
"Waves of Hope" is a remarkable new compilation album from 24 different indie synth artists.
This pay-what-you-want release is donating 100% of the proceeds to fund the creation of protective face shields - which are then donated (not sold) to healthcare and emergency workers.
This project is
Welcome back, loyal set of eyes. For this third expedition down memory lanes, we are honoured by the presence of our guest Mecha Maiko. known to many as Hayley Stewart, the former voice behind Dead Astronauts. Having just dropped a new music video for ‘Phones’
Wolf Club is back this past month with two radical white-hot new synthpop singles, "All We Live For," and "Rebels." Both of these tracks are pumped full of their signature up-tempo, retro synthpop, highly vocal sound that earned them a top spot in our Top 10
A long time ago, when I first started writing about video games for NRW, I did an article about the amazing music written for the Genesis/Mega Drive and talked about how much I like sounds of the YM2616 chip that system uses. I still listen
The astounding french producter AWITW (A Walk In The Woods) released "Looking Back," a truly beautiful album - back in February of this year.
Even though it's been some time now, we simply had to feature this amazing blend of chillsynth, dreamwave, and synthwave. Leaning on
Welcome back, recidivist retrophagists! We hope you’ve enjoyed our first taste of Memory Lanes and we’re thrilled to have you coming back for more. We’re just getting started, and we’ve got a lot more in store for you. For those who haven’t caught up with
Times are tough. Daily life as we have always known has come to a halt. Doctors around the world are risking their lives, fighting the heroic battle against COVID-19. Schools are closed. Stores are closed. Offices are closed. And you’re at home, trying to make