Miami Nights 1984 - ACCELERATED
You remember the days… Bringing out a VHS tape, no label, placing it into the VCR, pressing play, the video instantly sparks up on the screen shooting the image, just in time, a glitch-wobbling-pixelated screen full of rich analogue warmth. A
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Sometimes you wonder how music this old can sound so fresh before you realize; it's actually from the future
Retrowave is the soundtrack to the lost future. To a night of danger-filled cyber adventures, blasting across the grid bathed in a neon-noir moodiness…
Journey through an 80’s thriller, a Stallone star vehicle set in a retro-future cityscape.
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The dark dirty bass and rude leads sear through the mix of this raw modular mangler courtesy of Neon Workout.
The retro-infused dreamwavers FM Attack unleash their distinctly old school stylings into the worlds domain, serving up expertly merged elements of synth pop, day-glo-electronica and sun-soaked synthwave.
A lunar synth. A computer game synth. A newly circuited synth.
VHS – Press – Click - Play ; A Vangelis synth searing through the tape-distorted haze, arching its way all the way across the song, tearing a whole in the screen.
Entering with a Stranger Things-esque arp that pulses underneath the rising juno bass stabs, an atmospheric and light beginning is soon betrayed by the darker undertones lurking beneath.
Bubbling under the surface of the fairly generic Hollywood-comic-book-action soundtrack there is another soundtrack at work. A score full of dreamy arps, retro synth basses, sparkling keys and gauzy pads. An 80s-sci-fi inspired spin on the synthwave aesthetic.