California based producer Lucy in Disguise, aka Steven Romeo, is back with a deluxe and supremely spacey sophomore release entitled "Unknown Frequency!" A fantastic mix of chillwave and dreamwave, with a light peppering funk, listening to this album feels like taking a trip through uncharted
"Violence Suppressor" is a filthy new single from Irving Force - coming locked an loaded to and ready to blow your mind! Most retro synth music you hear that brings influence from metal comes in the hair variety - but here instead "Violence Suppressor" shows
Microchip Terror - the sadist from Singapore - is back in dastardly action and ready to showcase the fruits of his latest evil research in his debut LP "Illegal Experiments!"
This vile and foul release is a prefect blend of darksynth and industrial, building a new
The New Division, aka the Los Angeles based John Glenn Kunkel, has released the sensational synthy new wave single "Jealous." This electronic retro lovesick crooner comes ahead of his upcoming EP, "Fader," set to be released on May 11.
The New Division has released multiple albums
YOTA's fantastic single "Til The Night Fades Out" has recieved an equally fantastic music video featuring a Firebird and a trunk full of secrets!
From YOTA's debut LP "The Knight in Shining Armour," and produced by nu-disco pioneer Lifelike, this single is drenched in some awesome
Newcomer Vandal Moon has released a stunning sneak-peak single "Baby Sounds!" This release is a fantastic blend of postpunk, synthpop and darkwave, blending the perfect amounds of each into a truly memorable track reminiscient of Human League and Joy Division.
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As winter beings to thaw, M.A.D.E.S. latest single "Miami Life" is here and ready to heat up some summer synths. Drenched in melodic, beachy vibes, "Miami Life" is the first single we've heard from the upcoming debut LP "Motor," and wonderfully showcases the artist's abilities
Toco toco has just released thorough profile of Emi Kusano, the retro-future idol behind synthpop sensation Satellite Young. A “documentary series showcasing Japanese creators and the places that inspire them,” toco toco tv follows Kusano to her favorite places in Tokyo as she explains her
The sensational synthwave siren NINA is back with her debut full-length album, “Sleepwalking!”
Packed full of punchy pop vibes, expertly arranged arpeggiations and breathy, timeless vocals, NINA’s “Sleepwalking” is slated to be a triple-A release. This should come as no surprise, since the London based singer-songwriter
The Parisian producer Sierra is new to the scene – but with an amazing release like "Strange Valley," she's certain to carve out a name for herself quickly. After scouring the internet, we can find no mention of the mysterious Sierra's real name. I tried
The German based synth machine Compilerbau, aka Rudi Koller, is back with another astounding release entitled "Trickster's Paradise."
Here it is ladies and gentlemen. The most important list of all! The Top Ten Best Retrowave Albums of 2017. It was such a packed year with many album releases. Making this list was not easy. Without further ado, we present The Top Ten Best