Turbo Knight - Mirrorverse
A small town in America once again finds itself embroiled in inter-dimensional war…
A Stranger Things-esque arpeggiator shifts and moves in the twilight with lush polyphony, detuned chords, glassy FM keys, chunky basslines, scattered amongst the dark synthscape.
Too borrow an image or two
TIMECOP1983 - Night Drive
Night Drive contains the dynamic characteristics of ocean waves, dark melodics, cinematic textures, riving analogue bass riffs and ephemeral arpeggios, twinkling, glowing then burning like distant stars
Delos - Trace Decay
Attack, Decay, Sustain, Release.
The floor melting bass sounds, full of shredding growls has the texture of a razor, with an epic lead line blistering through the stratosphere, rising like an expanding horizon.
Trace Decay is full of mind exploding arps, twisted FX, outrageous
Adult Swim, long celebrated for their famous taste in music from bumps to show soundtracks, has released a smashing new synthwave compilation, “Fever Dreams”
“Fever Dreams” is an eclectic mix featuring some of the biggest names in synth such as Com Truise, Lazerhawk, Gost, Carpenter Brut,
The legendary retro-horror giant FANGORIA is back from the dead and teaming up with Lakeshore Records to bring you "HOLLYDOOM," a hellish audial celebration of the past, present, and future of terror and dread! This soundtrack features some devilishly delightful tracks from horror and synth
Stellar Dreams - Dimensions
Stuttering, lurching, arped basslines, synthetic voices pitched up and down before the reverbed voice scatters across the rhythmic drums and bass. A voice that chimes of haunting beauty amongst the throbbing synths. Neon lights oscillate while a giant inverse pyramid hangs above
Wolf and Raven - On The Run
You can feel the sway of the waves beneath you. Gliding, rising, dropping to synth melody lines so vast and expansive they sound like binary stars, both repelling and igniting each other.
Rushing arps, twinkling at interstellar-travel-speed, the synth-waves trapping
10. Robert Parker – End of The Night
Robert Parker never ceases to amaze. This expert blend of nudisco and synthpop hits all the right spots, creating a memorable and cinematic experience that we are sure not to forget anytime soon!
End of The Night by Robert
Top 10 Newcomers of 2018
-2018 was a fantastic year for synthwave with new and established artists releasing vibrant and important works.
-Here are 10 of the best newcomers to the Retrowave/synthwave scene and the releases that need to be heard:
10. Rolly Rocket
9. Lost Outrider
8. Jessie Frye
Top Ten Collaborations of 2018
Collaborations. When two (or more) artists come together to mash together beautiful sound waves.
Music is truly at its most original when creative forces work towards a common goal, pushing one another further, inspiring, coercing, igniting their musical imaginations.
Here are 10 of
Top Ten Songs of 2018
What a year.
It's never an easy task to select the best songs to be featured on New Retro Wave channel within a year, especially given the incredible artistry and diverse range of sounds/styles that exist within the Retro Wave genre. It has once
GUNSHIP - Dark All Day - Album Review
Taking stylistic and audio cues from Carpenter's brooding shadows, Cameron’s neo-noir chrome, Spielberg's uplifting interstellar lights, Dark All Day perfectly riffs on all the 80’s sci-fi you adored from your yester-years-youth whilst exploring entirely ‘New Retro’ themes. The very