Plug & Play, the swan song of Pittsburgh, PA's Betamaxx, is the latest album to blow me away with its sometimes dreamy, often emotional, and consistently cool sounds.
As many NRW readers may have noticed, while I love all retrowave music, my tastes do tend toward the darker end of the genre’s spectrum… and toward its fringes. That’s why I wanted so badly to review this set of tracks, and I’m very pleased
Upon receiving this from our editor and firing it up to listen, I was immediately reminded of a stark and grim horror soundtrack… then surprised to hear the layers begin to take shape. And that was just the beginning for Done With You, a delightfully
I first came across JK47's soundcloud via tumblr a few months ago and much like DREAM Catalogue has become something of a new found treat for me.Cyberpunk was released back in August 2014 and is a thirteen track expression of the future from the past, that is
After a few months of listening to his soundcloud and bandcamp pages, I finally found the time to get in touch with JK/47 for a short interview. He talks about the story behind his album Cyberpunk, the difficulties of making an album in Afghanistan and the dark
A friend clued me in to this EP over social media. Killer Instinct is apparently one person, “J.H.,” and they describe Killer Instinct as “retro dark synth inspired by cult horror movies.” That description held allure for me, but upon listening to the EP, I
Angel Of The City is an independent film made as a nod to 80s vigilante/action movies. I have not watched the entire thing, but as part of this assignment I did watch a couple of trailers. The film looks promising, and I’m excited to see it
Panda P.I. is a relative newcomer to the retrowave scene. He released a few EPs last year, and was even featured on the soundtrack of an indie video game, “A Half Genie Mermaid Adventure,” but “Victim of Technology” is Panda’s first effort at a full