Top 10 Retrowave EP’s of 2020
10. Waveshaper - The Disk Hunter The Gothenburg Synthwaver takes us on a night cruise through a majestic technopolis. Listen to The Disk Hunter 9. Powernerd - Destroy to Create Powernerd suits up in chrome battlegear and delivers an action-packed EDM-meets-Synthwave EP full of electrifying basslines and punchy beats. Listen to Destroy
10. Waveshaper – The Disk Hunter
The Gothenburg Synthwaver takes us on a night cruise through a majestic technopolis.
Listen to The Disk Hunter
9. Powernerd – Destroy to Create
Powernerd suits up in chrome battlegear and delivers an action-packed EDM-meets-Synthwave EP full of electrifying basslines and punchy beats.
Listen to Destroy to Create
8. Sierra – All About Love
Sierra’s existential angst reaches meets new depths of violence, lust and depravity.
Listen to All About Love
7. Gress – MMXX
Pure industrial dark synth Armaggedon made in Russia. The soundtrack to your neighbour’s moving out.
Listen to MMXX
6. Nightstop – Stalking Danger
Night driving music full of scintillating synths and funky beats. Old tropes shine anew through brilliant execution.
Listen to Stalking Danger
5. Makeup and Vanity Set – Tesseract
The masked Synthlord teams up with cyberpunk artist Liam Wong for a short trip down the murky back-alleys of NeoTokyo.
Listen to Tesseract
4. Florida Skyline – Machinekore. (Demos)
A collection of tracks by a young prodigy from Russia, who tragically passed last December.
Blending Vaporwave, Synthwave and EDM, Sophia’s posthumous demo EP is an unrivalled display of sophistication and raw talent.
Note: 100% of proceeds collected from Florida Skyline’s Bandcamp are donated to Transgender Equality Related Organisations.
Listen to Machinekore. (Demos)
3. Mitch Murder – Artifact
A fantastic set of leftover tracks from the Swedish producers’ Cyberpunk 2077 sessions, compiled into an EP. Perfect to fuel up your shootouts across Night City.
Listen to Artifact
2. STRNGR – Bumping Uglies
A filthy couple of dark electro tracks by Cincinnati’s bloodthirsty STRNGR.
For those who like their Synthwave black and unsweetened.
Listen to Bumping Uglies
1. Sellorekt/LA Dreams – Back at the Office
A brilliant throwback to Office life in the 80s’ at the crossroads between Synthwave and Vaporwave.
Listen to Back at the Office
List Compiled with help from Andrew Zistler.