It isn't very often, however, that synthwave successfully merges with dance music. Midnight Driver's latest release, "Discotek", does just that – and, most importantly, does it well.
David Grellier, aka College, is a synthwave pioneer. Whether you know it or not, he is likely one of the major reasons you even listen to retrosynth music - unless, of course, you were around for the first generation of synth music. Hell, it's not
Satellite Young's debut album hit the net only a few days ago, and it's already turning heads and racking up the Bandcamp downloads. This self-titled LP is a fresh take on synthwave that bends the genre into new and interesting territory – an deft mix
When you return home after travelling long distances, far and away through various time-zones, clouds, sunsets, you’re neither here nor there. You are probably somewhere in between the two trying to keep your mind and your body in the same place.
Morgan Willis is yet another french producer that has been steadily gaining notoriety in the synthwave genre. Seriously, what's in the water over there? Fresh off the successes of last year's mega-album, “Miami Calling,” (which carved out a solid spot on our “Top Ten Retrowave
New Electric Youth just released. Taken from Nicolas Winding Refn’s new Neon Demon-inspired compilation. Yes, he directed the movie "Drive" which literally paved the way for the scene!!
Sunglasses Kid is a prolific UK based retro synth producer known for his collabs with Miranda Carey and Dana Jean Pheonix, and co-producing NINA's 2016 EP. His signature style is the most sun-washed type of synthwave that would perfectly belong in 80's teen/young adult movies.