Bubbling under the surface of the fairly generic Hollywood-comic-book-action soundtrack there is another soundtrack at work. A score full of dreamy arps, retro synth basses, sparkling keys and gauzy pads. An 80s-sci-fi inspired spin on the synthwave aesthetic.
New Electric Youth just released. Taken from Nicolas Winding Refn’s new Neon Demon-inspired compilation. Yes, he directed the movie "Drive" which literally paved the way for the scene!!
"Furi" is an expertly crafted, mostly top-down hack n' slash platform shooter similar in style to Hotline: Miami mashed together with Contra – except it features only a string of epic face burning boss battles.
There is an icy thickness to the opening track of Dynatron’s EP Throttle Up. In an effort to make tracks sound spacey and nostalgic, rookie musicians wind up making their mixes sound empty and thin. Dynatron isn’t a rookie. The way that the initial
ENJOY THIS DARK TWISTED RETRO VISION OF AN ALBUM.
Dangerous Days by PERTURBATOR
IS THIS HIS BEST WORK YET?
FOR THOSE WHO HAVEN'T HEARD ALREADY
TREVOR SOMETHING - SYNTHETIC LOVE - REVIEW
Synthetic Love by Trevor Something
It’s been a month or so since Trevor Something dropped his highly-anticipated and we are excited to finally get around to reviewing it here on NewRetroWave. Right from the album’s intro Trevor Something drops where
THIS ISN'T DRIVE 2, BUT IT IS A BLOODY BRILLIANT PIECE OF WORK. THE VISION IS CHOICE AND THE EXECUTION LEAVES YOU WANTING TO SEE MORE!!
AIDED BY A TRULY SOLID SOUNDTRACK/ SCORE, THIS SHORT HAS ALL THE MAKING OF A GREAT CREATION. SOME OF THE
IT JUST SO UNBELIEVABLY EPIC FROM START TO FINISH! PREPARE FOR GREATNESS RETRO LOVERS.
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Skull and Shark by Lazerhawk
THE ARTWORK WAS CREATED BY DAVE RAPOZA WHO IS COLLABORATING WITH LAZERHAWK TO MAKE THE PROJECT "SKULL AND SHARK". A GRAPHIC NOVEL WITH
Halloween is creeping up on us retro lovers. To mark this years grand occasion NRW is aiming to release a small Halloween project via Bandcamp that will contain original gruesome musical pieces and artwork to go along with it! Most likely to be an
ALTHOUGH IT IS A REMIX OF A DENOVOMUTANS TRACK, IT IS STILL SOME OF HIS BEST WORK YET!!