If there’s one thing that Turbo Knight’s The Citadel EP demonstrates a mastery of, its depth.
Findland-based Turbo Knight's January 2019 release has four new tracks and three remixes and each track has a real sense of space that lends itself to headphones and larger speakers.
Happy belated New Year synth fans, and welcome to the year of the Blade Runner.
Much like poor ol’ Roy Batty, we don’t always get what we want in life. Then again he did live in a world of deep poetic melancholy, sex androids and
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
Adult Swim, long celebrated for their famous taste in music from bumps to show soundtracks, has released a smashing new synthwave compilation, “Fever Dreams”
“Fever Dreams” is an eclectic mix featuring some of the biggest names in synth such as Com Truise, Lazerhawk, Gost, Carpenter Brut,
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
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