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It has been an honor to watch the synthwave genre grow and evolve over the past few years. We are continually astounded by the sonic innovation our community shows - and 2023 has been no different! There's a touch of every subgenre of synth in

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Once every few years an album comes along that reminds me of why I started writing about music the first place. “Wavefinder” – the astounding collaboration between Sferro and Makeup and Vanity Set (MAVS), is definitely one such album.On the face of it, you wouldn’t

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British singer/songwriter Ollie Wride announces his US solo debut at West Hollywood’s legendary Troubadour, having last sold out the venue as frontman with FM-84. He has penned some of synthwave’s most popular tracks including “Running in The Night”,  “Never Stop” and “Stranger Love”, while his

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In the four years that have gone by, something cold, alien and deadly has been frantically cutting through the fabric of reality.As the night grows ever darker a brutal, systematic rhythm can be heard coming from a distance. A sound of metallic heels colliding against black

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This year's list was hard. So many artists released amazing albums this year, it was almost physically painful trying to rank them. Because of this, we have a tie for #2 - and several honorable mentions. Please take a moment to listen to all of them

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From Russia with synths comes a fresh, young producer on his way to shake the retrowave scene. 22-year-old Saint-Petersburg-based artist The Crucifix has just released his sophomore full-length Psychopunk 2165, a cyberpunk neo-noir concept record blending the chaos and violent side of retrofuturistic sci-fi-themed darksynth

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Louisville’s Vaporwave MVP has sent through his best wishes for the coming year by dropping a couple of tracks.Glitchy, funky and drenched in 80s’ corporate culture kitsch, ‘On the Telephone’ will have you dancing then drooling all over the living room floor as your friends

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TOP TEN COLLABORATIONS OF 2022:Below is the list of our top 10 collaborations from this year from some of the best acts in the scene

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Rising Synthstar Sierra has recently dropped a new collab track with fellow EBM producer Hippø & The Jacket. Titled ‘Last Breath’, this latest track brings the brutal EBM aggression to new heights with the addition of strings amidst the glitchy techno mayhem. If your heart

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American Synthwave duo Causeway has marked the release of their full-length debut this month. Co-produced by Johnny Jewel and released via Italians Do It Better (formerly home to Chromatics), We Were Never Lost packs a generous serving of voluptuous synthpop, colourful sound textures and dramatic

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Morgan Willis has delivered on his promise of a hard-hitting return. Released last Friday, ‘Feel it’ follows up on the ladykilling producer’s teasers hinting at a funky, disco-infused electro makeover. Majestic and larger than life, M.Willis’ Nu-Disco track will get your groove on with a

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