Florida based king of hiding his face (and pretty much every other detail about himself) Trevor Something is back with another stunning EP, "Escape." This release that continues to bend genres, merging indie, chillwave, vaporwave, lo-fi, and an arthouse feel with some R&B vocals to
The Bordeaux based A.L.I.S.O.N is making some stunning waves with their new EP, "Signal Flow." This short EP is an ethereal chillsynth masterpiece. It sounds like drifting through the debris of a silent, head-on collision in space - between HOME and Tycho.
"Signal Flow" is especially
Australia based producer Killstarr, aka Jonathan von Kelaita, is turning heads with his debut album, “Worlds Apart.” Streaming straight from the sun kissed city of Melbourne, “Worlds Apart” is an achievement in synthwork – expertly blending elements of dreamwave, chillwave, and outrun to create a
California based producer Lucy in Disguise, aka Steven Romeo, is back with a deluxe and supremely spacey sophomore release entitled "Unknown Frequency!" A fantastic mix of chillwave and dreamwave, with a light peppering funk, listening to this album feels like taking a trip through uncharted
For those who do not know, Chromatics appeared on the premiere of Showtime's Twin Peaks revival screening. They were seen performing their song “Shadow” at the Bang Bang Club venue. Listen to the full song and enjoy the video here.
This weeks ‘song of the week’ is a LGHTNNG double bill-Sharks/ Run:
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
I'm guilty of describing music in terms of hipster mathematics. Death Cab For Cutie + Neutral Milk Hotel = The Decemberists. That sort of thing. Fifteen seconds into "Cast Away", the opening track of Highway Superstar's Endgame, the musical arithmetic was firing away.
There is a moment in the opener Timecop1983’s
Waves EP that I swear I can hear the
progression of the genre as a whole. Not every artist has to strive for
progression within a genre. A lot of artists probably shouldn’t. Because NRW
concerns itself so much with music
You may have heard Tripped or Over Again—two really rad tracks by
MODERNS featured here on NRW's enormous YouTube channel. I'm looking to hear
more voices from artists in this scene, providing more definition and clarity
as synthwave discovers itself and what it's capable of as it goes