In 2010 Drive had yet to be released and the synthwave and new retrowave scene had not yet fully matured. Around this time a London-based band called Summer Camp released their debut EP, "Youth."
"Youth" was not an attempt at synthwave or retrowave, terms which weren't
Budapest-based Quixotic is revving hearts and engines with his debut full-length album, "Flamingo Drive-In!" This release is jam-packed with new tracks and old favorites, brimming to the edge with exquisitely refined retro vibes.
Quixotic has been producing synth for years starting around 2011, if not earlier.
"Voltrana," is the latest smash-hit from the extraordinary Manchester-based Futurecop! A perfect blend of complimentary genres, "Voltrana" is a glossy, ethereal, and ambient masterpiece punctuated by razor-sharp glittering synthpop performances by some of the best in the genre right now - NINA, Computer Magic, Parallels, Siamese
This 1983 underground hit by Profil, "Leb wohl mein Schatz" or "Farewell my darling," is a fantastic blend of Neue Deutsche Welle and Synthpop -a true classic for our first Throwback Thursday! We will be featuring throwbacks - some retro, some more recent - keep
DJ Ten and By An Ion have teamed up to produce "Eternal" - an awesome single featuring chilled out retrosynth sounds and fantastic dreampop vocals courtesy of Alex Gonzales. The 2nd single taken from the forthcoming DJ Ten album We Dream Aloud!
Building from a mysterious ethereal vocal track,
Bachelor of Hearts is back with "Stay With You," an album close to two years in the works! It's been a while - but Bachelor of Hearts has been hard at work crafting some utterly fantastic future funk/nu disco.
The wait has been well worth it,
The king of avant-garde chiptune metal, MASTER BOOT RECORD is back with one of his most ambitious releases yet - "INTERNET PROTOCOL!" This epic amalgamation of bits and bytes is an absolute steamroller of glorious tracks from beginning to end. "INTERNET PROTOCOL" is a wondrous
Often many great synthwave tracks start off as a soundtrack - and the Original Soundtrack to Katana ZERO is a prime example! With some fantastic production from Ludo Wic and Bill Kiley, Tunç Çakır, DJ Electrohead and Justin Stander. this OST immediately brings to mind the
The one and only synth wizard FM-84 is touring the United Sates right now! After reaching our number 1 spot on our top albums of the year in 2016 with the debut album "Atlas" and playing SXSW last spring, FM-84 is now touring - and
The latest curated release from Vehlinggo Presents is the wonderful single "Lavender” from the Dallas based Softaware.
"Lavender” is a wonderfully dreamy, laid-back retro synthpop track, wrapped in layers of beautiful ethereal vocals from Lauren Todd. Colin Nance of Softaware (one half of the darksynth experience Harglow) explained that without
The synthwave vanguard FM Attack announced via social media that his new album, "New World" is going to be available for Pre-order May 3! The release will happen on June 7 and will include a Limited Edition Vinyl & Cassette - available on Bandcamp!
FM Attack's last release
Michael Oakley has returned the spotlight with the release of his first full length album, “Introspect!”
Each track on this record is steeped in authentic nostalgia – just bleeding pure retro sounds from start to neon finish.
It was just over a year and a half ago