Sometimes it's easy to forget the 80's and synthpop revolution in general happened across the world at the same time. While most of the well-known synth music from that time originated in the west, Haruomi Hosono was pumping out pure gold on the other side of
The Melbourne-based synth progenitors Power Glove have returned after nearly 4 years with the stunning “Playback,” their first full-length album! This release runs the gamut of synth, returning to Power Glove’s roots and simultaneously updating their sound with a unique multi-genre perspective that is well
Welcome wavers to the Third NewRetroWave Weekly Selection!
Every week on Friday afternoon we will be bringing you five of our favorite recent synth tracks. From outrun to darksynth, we have your weekend covered with our Weekly Selection! Check out our first picks below, in no
The newest EP to seethe from the hatred and gloom that is Sierra's mind is simply entitled "Gone." This EP is a stunning foray into darkness, an atmospheric mirror of high-production slow-motion violence. It feels like the perfect evolution to 2017's "Strange Valley", gaining ground and solidifying
Alan Palomo, aka Neon Indian has been a staple in the synth scene since 2009. The release of his seminal "Psychic Chasms" helped solidify the chillwave sound, and led to the "Summer of Chillwave." But, before Palomo was Neon Indian, he was in a little
The UK-based Outland team is bringing some truly fantastic acts to Toronto this July for a radical festival, Outland 2019.
This festival is going to be jam-packed with some huge names in synth, like Timecop1983, FM Attack, Kalax, Michael Oakley, Dana Jean Pheonix, Mecha Maiko, and
“Artifact” is the latest bombshell album from the Swedish synth-wizard Waveshaper – and one of the best releases we've heard yet this year. Marking an evolution in the signature Waveshaper sound, “Artifact” may well be some of Waveshaper's best work yet!
Well known in the synth
The darksynth super duo Alex and Tokyo Rose are back with the long awaited “Akuma II,” the sequel to the deliciously devilish “Akuma” released in 2017.
Instead of simply trying to spit out similar sounding darksynth, Alex and Tokyo Rose have created an entirely new sinister
Welcome wavers to our newest addition - the NewRetroWave Weekly Selection!
Every week on Friday afternoon we will be bringing you five of our favorite recent synth tracks. From outrun to darksynth, we have your weekend covered with our Weekly Selection! Check out our first picks
In 2010 Drive had yet to be released and the synthwave and new retrowave scene had not yet fully matured. Around this time a London-based band called Summer Camp released their debut EP, "Youth."
"Youth" was not an attempt at synthwave or retrowave, terms which weren't
Budapest-based Quixotic is revving hearts and engines with his debut full-length album, "Flamingo Drive-In!" This release is jam-packed with new tracks and old favorites, brimming to the edge with exquisitely refined retro vibes.
Quixotic has been producing synth for years starting around 2011, if not earlier.
"Voltrana," is the latest smash-hit from the extraordinary Manchester-based Futurecop! A perfect blend of complimentary genres, "Voltrana" is a glossy, ethereal, and ambient masterpiece punctuated by razor-sharp glittering synthpop performances by some of the best in the genre right now - NINA, Computer Magic, Parallels, Siamese