After debuting at #5 on the Billboard Electronic Album Chart, Akuma II is back with a new life in an alternate version, not from Alex and Tokyo Rose – but instead featuring remixes from some very heavy hitters in retrosynth music.
This set of absolutely killer
Coming straight from Eastern Siberia (Ulan Ude, Russia) is Taxon Lazare with the deliciously retro minimalist synthpop album "Прощай, ностальгия" (Proshchay, nostal'giya, or “Goodbye Nostalgia”)!
“Goodbye Nostalgia” is a beautiful piece of old-school synthpop that features a host of unique, interesting melodies and eastern synth sounds
The UK based phantasm Occams Laser has released “Return to the Grid” – an amazing reimagining of the soundtrack to Tron Legacy.
Described as a “…direct continuation to my album ‘The Grid’ from 2016,” and a “spiritual replacement soundtrack to Tron Legacy…” this beautifully crafted synth
The second single from Lukhash’s upcoming album, “Transient Offworld,” is here! “Paradigm Shift” is an intense and upbeat track that would make the perfect backing to any cyberpunk shootout – complete with a fantastic nostalgic melodic breakdown towards the center of the track.
Continuing his trend
The German italo disco synth king Peter Zimmermann dropped the deliciously authentic retro “Through the Night (Part 1)” way back in early December, and quickly jumped to the top of our honorable mentions when it came time for our Top Ten Albums of 2019.
Lukhash recently dropped the stunning single “Naomi” ahead of his next album – slated to be released on NewRetroWave!
We’re extremely excited to welcome Lukhash to our roster, and we’re loving their signature sound of glossy blend cyberpunk and synthwave mixed with chiptune. “Naomi” is a
The great unholy sorcerer of synth Filmmaker is back with another drop-dead gorgeous release, “Eternal Return!”
It’s hard to understate exactly how evil this album feels. Seething with hatred and disgust like a thick slime, “Eternal Return” is infectiously groovy, often stuck wriggling in our ear
The dark cyborg Holon is back with an exquisitely atmospheric synth album, “Trust The Machine.”
Hailing from Ontario, Canada, Holon’s sound is an interesting mix of cyberpunk and industrial synthwave with hints of ambient and italo. An eclectic mix for sure - but one that Holon
An ethereal, melancholic echo drifts in and out
“The Last Resplendent” is the latest album from the awesome cinematic retrosynth producer Astral Tales!
“The Last Resplendent” signals the end to the Red Iris Saga – with Red Iris being a character introduced through Astral Tales work back in 2016 with “Landing” and continued on
Two short years ago Sung released “Fahrenheit”- his first full-length album after four EPs and more than five years of synthwave production. All that time spent refining his signature sound paid off massively – and “Fahrenheit” rocketed to the upper ranks of NRW’s Top 10
Prepare yourself - the wizards of synth metal Elay Arson are dropping their fourth full length album tomorrow!
The Colorado based duo’s senior album, entitled “Dusk Incarnate” is slated to be a momentous and brutal release. Not only have they refined their signature darksynth metal sound