Some wonderful Synthwave artists are trying to raise a bit of money for a handicapped girl, named Layla, who needs a new wheelchair. Daniel Deluxe, Dance With The Dead, Flash Arnold, VHS GLitch and more have kindly donated their albums and EP's for this good cause.
Fred Perry the well known UK clothing brand for casual and sportswear has just launched a one-off line of gear inspired by the 80's arcade classic Space Invaders and will definitely catch your retro-interests.
BREAKING NEWS: I really wish I knew of these screenings earlier this week to give you all a better heads up. But, If you happen to live in the New York Tri-state area and looking for the ideal date night activity weekend
February saw the release of two movies that have been panned for years that have nonetheless maintained something resembling a cult status. Don't Answer the Phone is a movie about an amateur body-building adult photographer (stop me if you've heard this before) who sexually assaults and
Scytron is a hub that will host the best in independent films/ documentaries and shorts that are influenced and inspired by the 80's era and the growing Retrowave scene.
This is how you get down to Mega Drive! Pay Attention!
Edgar Froese has died today from a pulmonary embolism. This is extremely sad news as Tangerine Dream has been such a HUGE inspiration to many of the artists in this emerging Retrowave scene. It was an unexpected and very sudden death that no one could have imagined.
Check out this EPIC visual teaser from Waveshaper for his SOLAR DRIFTER EP. Releasing in Feb on Rad Rush Records.
This animator by the name Dillon Markey uses the Power Glove to not only streamline his stop-motion animations, but to also connect the world to how essential Power Glove is. Watch and enjoy! Expect to see this in robot Chicken!
*if your song has not been listed please don't panic. It could've turned out a lot worse, I could've included the theme music to Riptide, Hart to Hart, Hardcastle & McCormick and a bunch of others, even Jake & the Fatman [yeesh].
This Month In Retro is a monthly article where we look back on the current month as it happened during the 1980's. Learn, reminisce, and stay retro.
It’s actually been quite a good year in terms of joint efforts in synth. I didn’t rank them on purpose as I felt they are quite different in terms of production approaches and general vibe.