2015 has been an incredible year for music, and retrowave is no exception. A lot of amazing material has been produced, and interest in the genre has continued to grow.
I'm guilty of describing music in terms of hipster mathematics. Death Cab For Cutie + Neutral Milk Hotel = The Decemberists. That sort of thing. Fifteen seconds into "Cast Away", the opening track of Highway Superstar's Endgame, the musical arithmetic was firing away.
Nearly two years after his debut single, we still don’t know a lot more about Trevor Something’s true identity. However, on his third LP, Death Dream, that was just released, we are allowed a small glimpse into who he REALLY is.
"Borderline" is Duett's second full length release, captained by UK based producer Ben Macklin and featuring some outright stellar vocals from Stewart Lockwood. Each song is a shining example of production perfection, crafted with light and often glamorous crystalline synthesizers.
This Month In Retro is a monthly article where we look back on the current month as it happened during the 1980's. Learn, reminisce, and stay retro. In film: The Elephant Man premiered to tremendous success, both critically and commercially. As far as David Lynch films go,
After multiple listens of DYNATRON's latest album, Aeternus, the first word that pops in my mind to describe the album is not one which describes atmosphere or tone. Instead, it is the word meticulous. More than anything, Aeternus is a meticulous album. The attention to detail
This Month In Retro is a monthly article where we look back on the current month as it happened during the 1980's. Learn, reminisce, and stay retro. In film: Xanadu was released. Interestingly enough, the soundtrack of the film performed much better commercially