Bohemian Synthwave producer Michal Trávníček is back with some cosmic synth vibes to keep your senses in orbit. A mere half-year since his debut АЛКОНАВТ (ａｌｃｏｎａｕｔ), Клет has returned with a second batch of deep-space sound transmissions that will have you vibing like a 1970s’
Former Yellowcard frontman and Twitch Streamer Ryan Key is amping up the hype for a 2022 record drop, dropping a second cut from his upcoming Everything Except Desire EP.
Whereas 2021’s ‘Face in a Frame’ reeled us in with its blissful melancholic sounds, ‘Brighton’ keeps us
Spanish Synthwave group Maxthor has spared no time in inaugurating the new year. Following up on a series of remarkable singles dropped in 2021, the trio is now back with a dreamy, star-studded night cruising jam titled 'Far Away'. If these past few tracks are
Capgras' Delusion: The delusion that family, friends and others have been replaced by imposters.
Frustrated as some retroheads may be at seeing their supposedly niche newsfeed flooded by “mainstream pop artist” The Weeknd, it seems like the Toronto artist intends to extend his stay in your discussion boards.
Having shot his way to superstardom with a series of
Top 10 Synthwave EPs of 2021
10. Night Quest - Adieu Aru
9. Caspro – Dream Tower
8. System96 - Emotion
7. Midnight Drift – Disintegrate
6. Synthwave Goose - Insect
5. Wayfloe – Ragnarok
4. Power Glove - 2043 (Vol 1.)
3. Hotel Pools - Baked
2. Tonebox – Last Encryption
1. Clyde Shelton
Top 10 Synthwave Album Art of 2021
10. Artist: System 96
System 96 - VHS
9. Artist: Caspar Newbolt
Makeup And Vanity Set - Time
8. Artist: Gaston Blanko
Stilz - Hyperspace Drifter 2
7. Artist: Eagle Eyed Tiger
Eagle Eyed Tiger – Untether, Unravel
Note: Eagle Eyed Tiger also made an astounding short
Top 10 Synthwave Albums of 2021
10. Makeup And Vanity Set - Time
9. WOLFCLUB - Just Drive (Part 1)
8. Street Cleaner - EDGE
7. NØVMBR - TeleVisions
6. Waveshaper - Mainframe
5. DRYVE - Seulement L'amour
4. Sferro - Emotion Engine
3. The G - Wanderers
2. (TIE) Eagle Eyed Tiger -
For those who bloodlust knows no bounds, who prefer the deep tones of scarlet red than the glow of neon lights, we've got you covered this year. Here are our top 10 of this years' sickest, most heaviest tracks from retrowave's most hostile fringes.
10. Miles Matrix – Electrified!
9. John Mint - Modern Appeal
8. Com Truise - Arwarw
7. Kavinsky ft. Cautious Clay – Renegade
6. Arcade High – Glow
5. Phaserland ft.Glitbiter – Space Glide
4. Cinnamon Chasers – Lightchaser
3. Niky Nine ft.6S9– Warr
2. Starcadian – Neonhead
1. Waveshaper – The Phantom Machine
Joy to the world, the time has once again come for our year-end lists.
Once again, the past year has seen some incredible music videos honouring the merits of indie filmmaking, pushing the boundaries of the medium and breathing new life into retro-futuristic nostalgia.
10. Dynatron –
From the dedicated team that brought you Cyborg: Deadly Machine comes a mischievous little piece of indie filmmaking to spice up your holiday season. Masebrothers are back with a brand new short film spoofing what may well be one of the greatest 80s Christmas movies
Earlier this month, Synthwave producer Miles Matrix produced what may well be 2021’s freshest take on retro-synth music. With La Boum, the Viennese producer and Arcadeglitch host has taken the retrowave sound back to the streets of eighties NY, a groundbreaking time for music when