As one can imagine, Derime has listened to a monumental amount of synthwave in his career – and this experience is clearly shown in "Police Heartbreaker".
It is easy to imagine the replicant Roy Batty listening intently to “Transmissions” as attack ships burn off the shoulder of Orion or as C-beams glitter in the dark near the Tannhäuser Gate. One can only hope that a release such as this is not
Lets face it : synthwave, like any genre, has a tendency to become repetitive. Many Producers get stuck in retro stereotypes to the point of cliche, and tend to repeat the same themes, again and again.
2015 was a fantastic year for the genre of retro-synthwave. Along with thousands of fresh fans, a plethora of fantastic genre-bending albums have continued to pour out of producers from around the world.
"Borderline" is Duett's second full length release, captained by UK based producer Ben Macklin and featuring some outright stellar vocals from Stewart Lockwood. Each song is a shining example of production perfection, crafted with light and often glamorous crystalline synthesizers.