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
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
Scandroid has always had a flair for the dramatic. The Darkness and the Light is, in itself, an operatic undertaking. It will consist of two EPs released over the span of a few months that operate as companion works. Scandroid adds his flair to the
It's after one in the morning and I've just now seen the trailer to something that looks like a movie that is finally up my alley. Finally a movie that can keep my attention. "Sorry, To Bother You" was a great film, I loved it.
THE MIDNIGHT – The Nocturnal
In preparation for The Midnight's new album we take a look at their previous masterpiece 'Nocturnal'…
A VHS musical fueled adventure through much loved 80’s tropes, blending action, romance and horror in equal measure. Nocturnal promises not only splendid nostalgia-drenched-analogue-soaked sounds, but
Maethelvin - As We Were
A lazy VHS synth bent out of shape, mangled in the tape and beautiful for it. Trapped in the throbbing-to-pop sensation in your ears, adrenaline’s muscular drive through the veins.
Sharp moving leads, a painless thump of synths glistening like transparent fireworks.
UPDATE: THE COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED. THE TOP 5 WINNERS ARE NOW ANNOUNCED!! SEE WHO WON BELOW:
It's official folks. We have a new NRW Remix Competition for you all to enjoy. This featured competition is for Futurecop!'s song Nariyeh Thanei. Futurecop! have contributed to the
Firstly, I apologise for the wait for this installment of Retro Motors. As it happens I have been shoveling money like coal into a furnace into my 944, which has meant that my life has turned into the cycle of work, sleep, repeat, whilst stealing
New Arcades - Into The Skyline
The lights go out slowly, the crowd holds their breath. The musicians get ready in the dark, fingers hovering over the synthesizer, guitar feedback reverberating, the singer enters the stage, grabs the microphone, the spotlight goes pure white, blistering neon,