Whether it be as a director, VFX artist or his top-grade musical output, Starcadian aims and reaches for the top shelf with every project he takes on. Along with his trusted Co-Director Rob O’ Neill, the masked space-voyager has been dropping jaws unfolding the epic
Any loyal NewRetroWave reader and subscriber reading these lines will have most likely heard of Synthwave artist Morgan Willis. The past few years have been busy ones for the Rouen-based producer, though not without due recognition for his consistent efforts to deliver one critically acclaimed
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Synth and Soul Collide in Ride
Moonraccoon and Gryff were both artists with strong showings in 2018, so seeing the two collaborate on Ride should be a delight to any fan of the genre. Swedish-based Moonraccoon’s style has always been a fine balance between the cinematic
France may fill its heart with pride, for its preponderance in the Synthwave scene can hardly be disputed. Whether or not one considers Nantes’ Valerie Collective to be pioneers of the Synthwave genre, the fact remains that its active members were precursors to what now
Turbo Knight - Mirrorverse
A small town in America once again finds itself embroiled in inter-dimensional war…
A Stranger Things-esque arpeggiator shifts and moves in the twilight with lush polyphony, detuned chords, glassy FM keys, chunky basslines, scattered amongst the dark synthscape.
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TIMECOP1983 - Night Drive
Night Drive contains the dynamic characteristics of ocean waves, dark melodics, cinematic textures, riving analogue bass riffs and ephemeral arpeggios, twinkling, glowing then burning like distant stars
Delos - Trace Decay
Attack, Decay, Sustain, Release.
The floor melting bass sounds, full of shredding growls has the texture of a razor, with an epic lead line blistering through the stratosphere, rising like an expanding horizon.
Trace Decay is full of mind exploding arps, twisted FX, outrageous
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
With the end of the year upon us, check out NewRetroWave's picks for the Top 10 Synthwave / Retrowave EPs of 2018!
10. Scandroid - The Darkness
We covered Scandroid’s first half The Darkness & The Light just a few weeks ago, with The Darkness being a