Upon receiving this from our editor and firing it up to listen, I was immediately reminded of a stark and grim horror soundtrack… then surprised to hear the layers begin to take shape. And that was just the beginning for Done With You, a delightfully
To preface this article, it would be fitting to say that I, the author, have been an avid player of tabletop RPGs (chiefly Dungeons & Dragons) since the seventh grade. This article will share both facts and opinions – I hope you, the reader, will
All right, folks. This is a good one. Dragon’s Lair, a 1983 cinematic arcade RPG, was (and still is) considered iconic for several reasons. One of its most (at the time) impressive aspects was that it was a fully cinematic experience, more than just shooting blips
A friend clued me in to this EP over social media. Killer Instinct is apparently one person, “J.H.,” and they describe Killer Instinct as “retro dark synth inspired by cult horror movies.” That description held allure for me, but upon listening to the EP, I
Angel Of The City is an independent film made as a nod to 80s vigilante/action movies. I have not watched the entire thing, but as part of this assignment I did watch a couple of trailers. The film looks promising, and I’m excited to see it
Double Dragon, originally released in 1987 and developed by Technos Japan, is an iconic representative of its genre: the side-scrolling beat ‘em up action game.
Panda P.I. is a relative newcomer to the retrowave scene. He released a few EPs last year, and was even featured on the soundtrack of an indie video game, “A Half Genie Mermaid Adventure,” but “Victim of Technology” is Panda’s first effort at a full
I had the opportunity to ask Lazerpunk a few questions recently, and the Hungarian retrowave artist had plenty to say!
Q: I have heard your musical style described as "80s synthwave with a touch of industrial." Tell me about your style in your own words, and
To cap off a great year for retrowave music, I’ve compiled a
list of ten amazing newcomers to the scene from 2014. While the artists near
the top of this list are personal favorites, and some are more popular than
others, this list isn’t meant to stratify them.
I recently had a chance to ask a few questions of Jesse Bishop, aka "Street Cleaner." The synthwave vigilante had some definitive, interesting answers for me.
Listen to and buy Street Cleaner's tunes!
Q:Tell me about your style in your own words, and about what music influences
On January 23rd, 1984, Hulk Hogan pinned the Iron
Sheik to win the WWF (know called WWE) World Championship. This began a
phenomenon lovingly referred to as “Hulkamania.” It also set off one of the
more interesting periods in professional wrestling, and in pop music, which
came to be