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It has been an honor to watch the synthwave genre grow and evolve over the past few years. We are continually astounded by the sonic innovation our community shows - and 2023 has been no different! There's a touch of every subgenre of synth in

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Once every few years an album comes along that reminds me of why I started writing about music the first place. “Wavefinder” – the astounding collaboration between Sferro and Makeup and Vanity Set (MAVS), is definitely one such album. On the face of it, you wouldn’t

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Makeup and Vanity Set and Sferro’s latest album “Wavefinder” is simply astounding. It drops today at 12pm ET / 9am PT over on Stratford Court Records. We’ll have a full review out later – but for the moment you’re just going to have to trust

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This year's list was hard. So many artists released amazing albums this year, it was almost physically painful trying to rank them. Because of this, we have a tie for #2 - and several honorable mentions. Please take a moment to listen to all of them

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Capgras' Delusion: The delusion that family, friends and others have been replaced by imposters. Frustrated as some retroheads may be at seeing their supposedly niche newsfeed flooded by “mainstream pop artist” The Weeknd, it seems like the Toronto artist intends to extend his stay in your discussion boards. Having shot his way to superstardom with a series of

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Top 10 Synthwave EPs of 2022 10. Night of the Dark Prince by Jessie Frye Night of the Dark Prince EP by Jessie Frye   9. Youth by ALEX Youth by ALEX 8. Resurgence by Lyde Resurgence by Lyde 7. My Soul Burns As My Consciousness Is Uploaded Into The Virtual Afterlife by

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Late last month, retrowave powerhouse Starcadian rocked the scene with a brand new instalment in his audiovisual space epic. With its deep red artwork and mind-melting detours into electronic prog-psychedelia, Radio Galaxy expressly refuses to settle into for the tried and true and stands out

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What was the first track you ever listened to in the synthwave/retrowave genre? Was it a track by Kavinsky, Tesla Boy, College, or Electric Youth? Odds are that it was and while you may not have known it at the time, you were listening to the artists

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