Retrowave is, at its core, a sentimental genre of music. Artists use nostalgia as a brush, painting with sounds of our collective past to bring about wistful feelings in their fans. In spite of dealing with ghosts of our past - it is rare that
The Berlin-based Siamese Youth has just dropped the delicious "Echoes of Tomorrow," their sophomore album from NRW! "Echoes of Tomorrow" is stuffed with layers of neon-drenched synth, sick guitar grooves, and supremely catchy pop influences that combine to create a fantastic album of next-generation synthpop.
The absolute legend Timecop1983 has returned to patrol our hearts with "Faded Touch!" This beautifully nostalgic album is catchy and heartfelt, pumping out what may be Timecop1983's most moving album to date.
It's been three long years since Timecop1983's last full length, with the darker "Night Drive"
After just recently getting his own video game, Street Cleaner just released the killer new album "EDGE" - and it absolutely SLAPS!
This is a truly hellacious mix of darksynth, cyberpunk, outrun, and industrial. Together these various influences create a fantastic update to the Street Cleaner's
Baldocaster just dropped a fantastic new spacewave/spacesynth album titled "Cult of Saturn." This radical release is incredibly cinematic, and reminiscent of early electronic soundtracks from the 70's and 80's. "Cult of Saturn" is a fantastic album, with strong inspiration taken from classic artists like Tangerine
The latest stunning singles from LukHash, "Dying Breath (feat. Meredith Bull)" and "Code Veronica," are out now ahead of the upcoming album, "We Are Stardust!" No release date has been announced, but we do know the album should be coming out sometime this year.
Marking LukHash's second
Le Matos scored the absolutely stunning original soundtrack to the cult classic "Turbo Kid," back in 2015 and now they've just released an EP, "Rise of Turbo Kid," ahead of the upcoming new Turbo Kid video game! Grab a listen to the chiptune filled EP
Wolf Club's 6th full length album, "Just Drive (Part 1)" is getting a lot of buzz. It peaked at #1 in the Itunes Dance/Electronic Album Charts in the UK, #3 USA, and #34 in the main top 40 charts. It also slid into #2 for
Siamese Youth's second full album on NRW, "Echoes of Tomorrow" is coming up later this month, and "So Far From Home" marks the third fantastic single release ahead of it's debut. We've already heard two awesomely nostalgic singles from "Echoes of Tomorrow" - "Lets Love"
Wave Break: Neon Rides out now and available on vinyl! This release is a bit different than usual here at NRW. It’s a another soundtrack for “Wave Break” – a skate boating retro shooter game, with “A splash of guns, kickflips, and explosions – set in
Perturbator's latest single "Death of the Soul" just dropped today, along with a fantastic music video from Jean Valnoir Simoulin of Metastazis. (You can check out the music video below.) Vinyl and cassette pre-orders for his new album, "Lustful Sacraments" are also live as well!
The Midnight is back in action with "Horror Show," - their darkest release yet! The first single, "Neon Medusa" just dropped today. The full EP debuts March 19th!
Fans of darksynth, rejoice! "Horror Show" is quite a dark departure from previous The Midnight releases. They've teetered