As a music genre based on a retro-aesthetic and generational nostalgia, there are several options at hand for Synthwave regarding its future in the next coming decade. In many respects, the growing Nineties trend very much feels like Y2K all over again for the Retrowave
Michael Oakley has returned the spotlight with the release of his first full length album, “Introspect!”
Each track on this record is steeped in authentic nostalgia – just bleeding pure retro sounds from start to neon finish.
It was just over a year and a half ago
Whether it be as a director, VFX artist or his top-grade musical output, Starcadian aims and reaches for the top shelf with every project he takes on. Along with his trusted Co-Director Rob O’ Neill, the masked space-voyager has been dropping jaws unfolding the epic
Last weeks’ Retro Synth Fury has come and gone in what seemed like a flash, having guided avid Synthwave enthusiasts deep into the night with a flawless, steady delivery of top-grade shows.
The first night at Supersonic surpassed all expectations with a warm-up show consisting of
We are pleased to debut "Camerson's Motorcycle Diaries" from the LA-based, Austrian composer Paul Haslinger - best known for his work with Tangerine Dream from 1986 to 1990.
Haslinger has also has done extensive work with film, television, and video game soundtracks. His latest release is
Tim McEwan and Tyler Lyle, the Synthpop wonder duo behind The Midnight, made their 5th U.S. tour stop (Their 40th show ever) this past Wednesday in Columbus, Ohio. They played to a nearly at-capacity venue. Very impressive when you realize it was a weekday and
Back in 2018 we listed The Bad Dreamers as our number 1 top newcomer to retrosynth when it came time to do lists. Even though it’s been months since its release, their breakout debut album “Songs About People Including Myself” is still continually making waves
Any loyal NewRetroWave reader and subscriber reading these lines will have most likely heard of Synthwave artist Morgan Willis. The past few years have been busy ones for the Rouen-based producer, though not without due recognition for his consistent efforts to deliver one critically acclaimed
The one and only DEADLIFE has returned in spectacular fashion, releasing his fourth and perhaps most experimental darksynth album, “Orphan.”
DEADLIFE’s darksynth banger “Bionic Chrysalis,” was a breakout hit, and many lauded him as a new darksynth producer akin to Perturbator, Dan Terminus, and Gost.
Synth and Soul Collide in Ride
Moonraccoon and Gryff were both artists with strong showings in 2018, so seeing the two collaborate on Ride should be a delight to any fan of the genre. Swedish-based Moonraccoon’s style has always been a fine balance between the cinematic
France may fill its heart with pride, for its preponderance in the Synthwave scene can hardly be disputed. Whether or not one considers Nantes’ Valerie Collective to be pioneers of the Synthwave genre, the fact remains that its active members were precursors to what now
The UK based synth cyberbiker PYLOT is back in glorious action with his sophomore EP, “Solai.” This dazzling EP is a stunning testament to production perfection – but there’s more here than what meets the ear!
PYLOT is than just fantastic synthwave – it’s a narrative