The winner of the Michael Oakely remix contest has been announced as the Florida-based newcomer Syst3m Glitch! Congratulations!
This remix of 'Control' from Michael Oakley's instant-classic album, "Introspect" features a fantastic deep synth bassline and quick synth staccato rolls - turning the original song on its head
At 1980 has just released their stunning debut album, “A Thousand Lives!” Comprised of the Spanish Adrian Quesada Michelena and singer Josh Dally, At 1980 is a new artist to NewRetroWave, but hardly a new artist to synthwave in general.
In fact, Josh Dally was featured on
“High Tides” is the latest release on NRW – but not the kind you’re used to. It’s a soundtrack EP for “Wave Break” – an arcade style SKATE BOATING retro shooter game, with “A splash of guns, kickflips, and explosions – set in an 80s
(Very) Honorable Mentions
Peter Zimmermann - Through The Night (Part 1)
THROUGH THE NIGHT (PART I) by Peter Zimmermann
Florida Skyline – The Green Tapes
The Green Tapes by Florida Skyline
Arcade High - New Impressions
New Impressions by Arcade High
Megadrive - 199XAD
199XAD by Mega Drive
Billy Mays Band - Introspection
List from Steve Wilcoxson:
Top 10 Retrowave Songs of 2019
10. McRocklin & Hutch - One of Them
9. Michael Oakley - Push It To The Limit
8. FM Attack - Dark Blue Sky
7. Futurecop! - Star (feat. Computer Magic)
6. Kalax - Let Go (feat. Anton Vic)
5. Timecop1983 - My Delorean (feat. Primo)
4. FM-84 - Bend
List from Steve Wilcoxson:
Top 10 Retrowave Collaborations of 2019
10. DJ Ten & Lost Nights - Creation
9. Wayfloe - Spirit Bomb (feat. Violette Wautier)
8. FacexHugger - Power Unleashed (feat. Street Cleaner)
7. Futurecop! - We Belong (feat. Parallels)
6. Jay Diggs - Ready (feat. JJ Mist)
5. YORU 夜 & Turbo Knight - King And
Carpenter Brut - Blood Machines
(The only reason this isn't #1 is because it technically isn't a music video, and it's currently not available to stream. Check out the website here to see it when it becomes publicly available!)
Jack Stauber - Baby Hotline
Confrontational – Happy
New Arcades’ debut album “Returning Home” was just released this past November in 2019, with their first EP “Nothing is Lost” dropping back in 2018 - but they’re no stranger to retrowave.
A little digging in their bandcamp shows the London-based duo Dean Canty and Adam
Siamese Youth is a righteous, new synth act from straight from Berlin, Germany. The project launched just over a year ago, however, you wouldn't know that from the immediate stand-out quality of their debut album, "Electric Dreams."
Of course, the duo are not new to making
The Brighton based singer songwriter Ollie Wride is out now with his much anticipated debut solo album, "Thanks in Advance" - and I'm pleased to report this record lives up to it's hype!
Previously known as the vocal half of synthpop-dreamwave sensation FM-84, Wride has embarked
The UK-based Outland team is bringing some truly fantastic acts to Toronto this July for a radical festival, Outland 2019.
This festival is going to be jam-packed with some huge names in synth, like Timecop1983, FM Attack, Kalax, Michael Oakley, Dana Jean Pheonix, Mecha Maiko, and
Welcome wavers to our newest addition - the NewRetroWave Weekly Selection!
Every week on Friday afternoon we will be bringing you five of our favorite recent synth tracks. From outrun to darksynth, we have your weekend covered with our Weekly Selection! Check out our first picks