April has been a busy month for the Synthwave scene. With Bandcamp Fridays gaining bigger traction every month and most countries growing rife with promising hopes of live concerts making a comeback, it seems like this fruitful month is but a taste of the glorious
LukHash's astounding sophomore NRW release "We Are Stardust" has been live for almost two weeks now, and so far the response from fans has been amazing. "We Are Stardust" peaked at #1 in the "All Genres" category of Bandcamp, as well as #1 in the
UK producer Emil Rottmayer is back with yet another short but sweet dose of slick electronic music straight from the VHS era. Although we’ve yet to hear of a successor to 2018’s Descend, Emil Rottmayer is an artist who obviously values consistency over quantity. With
From the shadows born under the palest of moons, a red carpet of warm, fresh blood glows in commemoration of a grand hunting season to come. Russian producer Acryl Madness has reemerged from the darkness with his latest violent opus Kaidan, a tale of horror
From the desolate, infinite stillness of our ever-expanding musical cyberspace, Shenzen-based producer Ryan Hill, aka KAGAMI Smile, has hijacked the early April airwaves. The nature of the transmission? An aethereal excursion into forms set free from the confines of the physical realm, a sonic mass
The Berlin-based Siamese Youth has just dropped the delicious "Echoes of Tomorrow," their sophomore album from NRW! "Echoes of Tomorrow" is stuffed with layers of neon-drenched synth, sick guitar grooves, and supremely catchy pop influences that combine to create a fantastic album of next-generation synthpop.
The absolute legend Timecop1983 has returned to patrol our hearts with "Faded Touch!" This beautifully nostalgic album is catchy and heartfelt, pumping out what may be Timecop1983's most moving album to date.
It's been three long years since Timecop1983's last full length, with the darker "Night Drive"
Gamers, retro-dreamers and hopeless romantics, you’re going to want to reach for your headphones for this one. Castroe is back in top form with a full-length album of retrofuturistic bliss. With its nine tracks and forty-minute runtime, Fall Into You is a concise album that
For all of you sickos out there, whose senses ache in craving for the next fix of ultraviolence, here’s a little something that will keep your buzz going. Singaporean producer Microchip Terror is back with the follow up to the industrial Darksynth mayhem that was
Hitting back a mere 13 months after their self-released debut album The Future is Now, Poland’s bloodthirsty UltraKiller are back to roughen up and terrorize your glossy palm-paved neighbourhoods.
For those new to the Polish duo’s strain of Riff-heavy darksynth, the graphic album art to their
I can’t describe the sheer excitement I felt when I saw W O L F C L U B’s album announcement for Just Drive Pt. 1! Imagine my luck when I was assigned to review it and contextualize its incredible theme of everything heartbreak, sunsets,
The wait is over, rabid retroheads! Wolfclub is back with full force with a record to send your brainwaves cruising down memory lane. Titled, Just Drive Pt.1, the album sees the artist setting the groundwork for an exciting multi-part saga paved with catchy choruses and