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.”
The Los Angeles based Synth sensation The Midnight is back with a stunning new EP, “Nocturnal.”
Michael Oakley is turning heads with his debut EP “California.” Oakley is a Glasgow born, recent Canadian transplant known for his melancholic synth-pop and a heady mix of 80’s power-ballad vocals.
That's right folks. Nightcrawler will be releasing his next album on 17th October! Preview the trailer here and listen to the awesome sounds.
You may recognize Neuropa from their Dance with The Dead and Carpenter Brut releases from 2016. Be on the look out for these wonderful releases below. Visit www.neuroparecords.com to Pre-Order and find out more info!
After four long years the synthwave vanguard FM Attack is back with his third album, “Stellar” - a truly out-of-this-world release!
Spooling up “The Space Tapes” feels like slapping the lever down and watching the stars blur into hyperdrive – instantly you are transported into another place, another time - another dimension.
Swedish synth-wizard Waveshaper, aka Tom Andersson, is back in fantastic futuristic fashion with the release of his newest EP, “Velocity.”