Monowoman’s third full-length album ‘In Eternal Sleep’ is yet another reminder from Neon Retro Records never to underestimate the chops of Russia’s retrowave scene. Presenting itself in very familiar colours with its Blade-Runner-meets-2814 album art, this album will most likely fly under the radar of
The Godfather of horror John Carpenter has teamed up with Glaswegian Synthpop act CHVRCHES for a remix of their newest single ‘Good Girls’. The (somewhat unlikely) collaboration came into fruition as part of the promotion of CHVRCHES’ upcoming fourth album Screen Violence.
In turn, the band
Toronto pop/R&B superstar Abel Tesfaye is back with a new retro-infused single titled 'Take My Breath'. It's been a little over a year since The Weeknd released After Hours and its Synthwave megahits 'Blinding Lights' and 'In Your Eyes', and it looks like the Canadian artist is
Brooklyn-based synth artist Diamond Field made a grand full-length debut last Friday with a shiny, star-sprangled self-titled album. Self-described as “21st Century ‘80s Music”, Diamond Field is an album that lives up to its purpose and album cover color scheme. More than yet another nightdriving
Wolf Club is back for the second time this summer with the stunning synthpop / synthwave / indie rock masterpiece, "Just Drive (Part 2)!" We've been incredibly excited for this release since we learned it was coming this summer - and it looks like we
Today is the day, retroheads! Nottingham based electropop band WOLFCLUB are back with Just Drive (Part 2), brought to you by NRW Records. Vocalists Dora Pereli & Jaki Nelson return to lend their vocals to yet another set of odes to glossy days gone by.
Earlier this month, Czech artist Клет (KLET) made his debut in the Retrowave scene with a personal, fresh take on the old retro synth formula. Drawing inspiration from the Sovietwave genre as well as his personal musical upbringing in former Czechoslovakia (east of the iron
No more than 4 months since dropping his crushing Kaidan, Russia’s Acryl Madness returns with a brand new collaborative album with Starfounder. Lips \ Steel is draped in apocalyptic sci-fi vibes, with Starfounder most often laying out the ambience to the sonic scene through which
The lush and dreamy synthwave classic "Sophie Teenage Dream" from Morgan Willis is back! A brand new collectors edition just dropped over on the NRW bandcamp page - a much-needed release as the original pressings are currently going for nearly $100 on Discogs! According to
Feeble spirits beware! The Nightcrawler is loose again and on the prowl. Along with his fellow brother in arms Maxthor, the producer released a powerful new single titled ‘Fire Within’ that is sure to stoke the interest of those of you who like your synths
Coming out with his sophomore EP a mere few months after his first, Horizons 1982 from Colombia is well on his way to earning himself a place amongst this years’ top newcomers in the scene. To anyone with a sweet-tooth for eighties melancholy, Tempted Hearts
You're probably rolling your eyes right now - and trust me, I know the feeling. So, before we dive into any details of why "Synthwave is Not Dead," it's important to explain why this "Synthwave is Not Dead" article even needs to be written.