March may come in like a lion but Mecha Maiko made sure that February 2018 didn’t end with a whimper. Hayley Stewart, former half of Dead Astronauts, accomplishes a lot in her 10 track debut that proves to be infectious, exciting, and introspective pop-infused synthwave.
The Parisian producer Sierra is new to the scene – but with an amazing release like "Strange Valley," she's certain to carve out a name for herself quickly. After scouring the internet, we can find no mention of the mysterious Sierra's real name. I tried
The German based synth machine Compilerbau, aka Rudi Koller, is back with another astounding release entitled "Trickster's Paradise."
It's official folks. STAR FORCE has launched pre-orders for their Omniversal Oscillations vinyl release via qrates. Pre-Order below today!
After rotting in the crypt for another year, CONFRONTATIONAL, aka Massimo Usai, is back with a delightfully devilish new album, “The Burning Dawn.” I’m pleased to state that like a cask of blistering bourbon or a fine, blood-red wine - Usai’s work only seems to
In December look out for an EP compilation including Nina, Vincenzo Salvia, Dana Jean Phoenix and Espen Kraft, on a lovely 45 rpm vinyl via Night Drive Records. Watch the video below for more info.
It was mid afternoon in Tucson, AZ when I spotted a post on Instagram about the new video from Philly shoegaze outfit DEATH OF LOVERS.
Bubbling under the surface of the fairly generic Hollywood-comic-book-action soundtrack there is another soundtrack at work. A score full of dreamy arps, retro synth basses, sparkling keys and gauzy pads. An 80s-sci-fi inspired spin on the synthwave aesthetic.
Pheonix based Robots with Rayguns, aka Lucas Patrick Smith, is back in action with his fifth fantastic studio album - the slick and sultry “Slow Jams.”
Darksynth for society's nervous breakdown.
Scandroid - MonochromeDetroit based Scandroid is back with his much anticipated sophomore album, “Monochrome.” This album follows close (less than a year) on the heels of his lauded breakout self-titled album, “Scandroid.”