Ricky Powell, the downtown New York Zelig who with his point-and-shoot camera documented the early years of hip-hop’s ascendance as well as a host of other subcultural scenes and the celebrities and fringe characters who populated the city, was found dead on Feb. 1 in
Justice League Dark (DC Comics)
If you read reviews of Justice League Dark, and in particular those by reviewers who haven’t been following the magic-themed team-up from DC, you’ll read about people being surprised or impressed by what may be an otherwise lower profile
Fixing Me With Love by Sunglasses Kid & Primo the Alien
One of perhaps the most exciting trends in synthwave these past few years has been a greater emphasis on rhythmic elements and an almost optimistic tendency from the vocalists in the scene. “Fixing
Synth-fam, it’s that time of year. The end of 2020 is nigh. We’re leaving it behind on a high note and looking back on the community we’ve built together. We all love our die-hard classics, our fan favorites, and trustworthy Go-To’s that we set on
10. Waveshaper - The Disk Hunter
The Gothenburg Synthwaver takes us on a night cruise through a majestic technopolis.
Listen to The Disk Hunter
9. Powernerd - Destroy to Create
Powernerd suits up in chrome battlegear and delivers an action-packed EDM-meets-Synthwave EP full of electrifying basslines and punchy beats.
Listen to Destroy
Man, this has been a year. Anyone who's still sane enough to twiddle their thumbs has been desperate for both quarantine-friendly activities and simple, raw distraction from the state of things. It is no surprise, then, that a great many of us have leaned into
Paris-based Darksynth artist has recently announced the imminent release of her third EP, All About Love. Set to drop on December 4th, this new release holds promises of a darker, heavier step forward with its sensual title and surreal, deep red cover art.
Sierra made her
Synthwave artist Meteor has just announced the release date of November 23rd for his new record, titled Chaos Theory. The Colombian producer has coupled the news with the album artwork reveal.
This marks Meteor's second album and third release this year, having released his last album System Failure last
I have been a longtime fan of the Bill & Ted movies. Light-hearted time traveling films about two teenage stoners, destined to unite humanity, trying to finish a High School assignment and later escaping HELL. Both films are time capsules of their time. Both films
Retroheads, please allow me to introduce you to NRW Records’ latest family member. Unveiled to the Synthwave community through her brilliant collaboration with Timecop1983 on her single ‘Faded Memory’, Jessie Frye has been making waves in the scene, heightening expectations with every subsequent single release
With its scintillating synth melody, high-speed night drifts and neon-lit city lights, the music video to The Weeknd’s ‘Blinding Lights’ has been turning heads over the past few weeks. Premiered on The Weeknd’s official youtube channel on January 21st of this year, the second single