“Planet Earth, 1980s C.E., a miraculous tune swallowed every other sound on earth, transcending time from East to West. It was the sound of the Japanese idol. The essence of the idol sound long thought extinct has achieved its own evolution within the legendary satellite,
May 19th, 2017
Bachelor of Hearts – A Cosmic Funk Odyssey
A Cosmic Funk Odyssey by Bachelor of Hearts is OUT NOW! Download and/ or Stream it today!
Spacey synth notes collide with deep electro funk rhythms in this sumptuous five-track EP from Bachelor of Hearts. The understated
May 5th, 2017
Turboslash – EP II
EPII by Turboslash is OUT NOW! Download and/ or Stream it today!
If you’re into pure, uncut darksynth with coarse percussion and sinister synth melodies, then look no further than Turboslash’s EP II for your fix. This six-song recording is a genre-defining
Since having proven their potential and durability, the question amongst North American Synthwave fans has not so much been whether or not the French figureheads would someday reach the US venues, but rather WHEN that time would come.
February 10th, 2017
Alex – Youth
Youth by ALEX is OUT NOW! Download and/ or Stream it today!
Powerful bass notes, artful percussion, and enchanting female vocals call out like a siren’s song on Alex’s Youth EP. This haunting piece of darkened synthwave is a memorable journey across five
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Having teased us as early as 2013 with the launch of a cryptic promotional website, Detroit-based electronic music producer Klayton is finally putting our wait to an end with the release of Scandroid’s self-titled debut album.
Dark, heavy and epic are the first three words that come to mind when one first experi-ences the music of darkwave project Technophobia.
You’ve worked professionally in sound design and music for a long time, when did you realize you wanted produce music?
I started out playing bass in a rock band when I was a kid. And I have always been playing in bands.
In 2006/2007 I started composing
Stevie Ray Vaughan was considered as one of the key contributors in the 1980s blues revival. His legacy lives on up to this day after that unforgettable era spanning his controversial performance at the Montreux Jazz Festival in 1982 and the release
Steering clear from some of the obvious clichés that would turn the project into a mere parody or pale imitation, MaVS’s score constitutes the real backbone to the films action and atmosphere all the while delivering a terrific standalone release expanding upon the films’ universe.
The Rise of the Synths is a documentary about the synthwave genre, community, and aesthetic. You can watch the trailer and contribute to the Kickstarter here. The entire project looks incredible, with so many talented and important people from within the scene attached to it, and I