Wave Break: Neon Rides out now and available on vinyl! This release is a bit different than usual here at NRW. It’s a another soundtrack for “Wave Break” – a skate boating retro shooter game, with “A splash of guns, kickflips, and explosions – set in
Perturbator's latest single "Death of the Soul" just dropped today, along with a fantastic music video from Jean Valnoir Simoulin of Metastazis. (You can check out the music video below.) Vinyl and cassette pre-orders for his new album, "Lustful Sacraments" are also live as well!
The Midnight is back in action with "Horror Show," - their darkest release yet! The first single, "Neon Medusa" just dropped today. The full EP debuts March 19th!
Fans of darksynth, rejoice! "Horror Show" is quite a dark departure from previous The Midnight releases. They've teetered
From the tumultuous political nightmares to the unexpected stock market takeovers, this first month into 2021 certainly wasn't the first breath of fresh air we had been naively hoping for. With all of its frantic twists and turns, History has not been keeping still lately
Top 10 Retrowave Tracks of 2020
Top 10 Synthwave Tracks of 2020
10. Droid Bishop - "End Game"
9. Yota – “The Vibe”
8. Clyde Shelton – “Spending Spirit”
7. The Midnight – “America Online”
6. W O L F C L U B – “Electrify”
5. TOKYO ROSE – “TYRAEL”
Top 10 Retrowave Album Art of 2020
10. Artist - Yossarian Yo
AWITW - Looking Back
9. Art Direction and Graphic Design - George Gold Design
3D Illustration - 3am_Render
Nightcrawler - Visionary
8. Artist - Eyebodega
Eyeliner - BUY NOW (Deluxe Edition)
7. Artist - Master Boot Record
Master Boot Record - Floppy
Top 10 Retrowave Albums of 2020
Top 10 Synthwave Albums of 2020
10. Clyde Shelton - Spending Spirit
9. Dan Terminus - Last Call For All Passengers
8. A.L.I.S.O.N - Éternité
7. Droid Bishop - Music
6. Hotel Pools - Still
5. The Midnight - Monsters
4. Various Artists - Magnatron III
City Pop fans are being treated to an early Christmas this year. Mariya Takeuchi’s viral hit ‘Plastic Love’ is finally available for streaming on Spotify and Apple Music. Listed amongst 41 other tracks on a compilation album titled Expression (originally released in 2008), this new addition
The extraordinary darksynth album "AKUMA" from ALEX & Tokyo Rose is back on wax after three years. Great news for everyone who missed the first run!
The classic demon girl is back, repressed for a new limited edition vinyl. This "SUNGOD" edition features alternative album art
After nearly five years, NRW is releasing the breathtaking "We Had It All For Just A Moment" on wax! This EP is a true piece of synth history, and it's almost jarring (in the best way) to hear what retro synthwave sounded like nearly five years
Clyde Shelton is storming into the scene with his first full-length release, "Spending Spirit." This radical album dropped back in October via the brand new Polychora Records. Since then, it has flown mostly under the radar, in spite of being a flat-out astounding release. This well crafted
ADMO's astounding debut LP "Zero Wave" is being released on wax the first time!
Originally released on February 25, 2019, "Zero Wave" is the first iteration of ADMO's iconic chillsynth sound. "Zero Wave" still has strong elements of standard synthwave, but in this release we can also