With the resurgence of eighties pop-culture having marked a fair share of the last decade, the Retrowave community has come to expand and thrive as a fully-fledged postmodernist subculture. Bonded by a devotion to the idyllic neon era of action heroes and brick-sized mobile phones,
Two short years ago Sung released “Fahrenheit”- his first full-length album after four EPs and more than five years of synthwave production. All that time spent refining his signature sound paid off massively – and “Fahrenheit” rocketed to the upper ranks of NRW’s Top 10
After the runaway success of the sci fi epic "Nocturn," Wisconsin based synth wizard Tonebox became relatively quiet, only releasing some singles here or there. Now after nearly three years in the making, his astounding followup album "Cloud Highway" has finally hit the internet and
Makeup and Vanity Set’s Matthew Pusti is relentless.
“Breaking News” marks Pusti’s fourth official release of the year, following film soundtracks to “Foyer,” “Mather,” and the videogame “Overpass.” He’s also worked on other projects too this year, like the horror podcast “Radio Rental” - Which
Synth overlords “Power Glove” are out today with the devious “Throwback,” an aptly named quick and definitely dirty five track EP that aims to “Bring back the dead!”
Each of these tracks were previously lost of the void – being unreleased or featured in works like
Siamese Youth is a righteous, new synth act from straight from Berlin, Germany. The project launched just over a year ago, however, you wouldn't know that from the immediate stand-out quality of their debut album, "Electric Dreams."
Of course, the duo are not new to making
“New World” is an apt title for the latest album from Shawn Ward – better known as the legendary FM Attack. Between having a little girl, Stella, for whom his last album “Stellar” is named, and also moving from Mexico back to his native Vancouver
Ukraine-based synth wizard Earmake’s newest LP Parallels is a cosmic-tinged dreamscape of cinematic sounds, distinct grooves, and tight melodies.
Parallels opens with “Regulus”, a track that is distinct in the way that it tames the grit of the main synth into something melodic and beautiful. There
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Stilz has opened a literal portal to the stars with “Hyperspace Drifter 3” - the third and final monumental installment in his “Hyperspace Drifter” spacewave trilogy! This release is Stilz at his best with a dreamy, sophisticated, awe-inducing, and groovy atmosphere seamlessly blended with the
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
“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!
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