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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
The retro-infused dreamwavers FM Attack unleash their distinctly old school stylings into the worlds domain, serving up expertly merged elements of synth pop, day-glo-electronica and sun-soaked synthwave.
Mark your calendars folks. Betamaxx and Arcade High will be coming to San Francisco to take over Turbo Drive!!
A lunar synth. A computer game synth. A newly circuited synth.
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.
VHS – Press – Click - Play ; A Vangelis synth searing through the tape-distorted haze, arching its way all the way across the song, tearing a whole in the screen.
Entering with a Stranger Things-esque arp that pulses underneath the rising juno bass stabs, an atmospheric and light beginning is soon betrayed by the darker undertones lurking beneath.
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.”