As usual for this last Day of December, we present you our ranking of 20 Synthwave Tracks that released throughout 2021, a tough year for sure. However, the creativity of confined artists has been very beneficial in composing a lot of sonic wonders, with a multiple genres of Synthwave Music like Synthpop, Chillwave, Outrun, Cyberpunk, Darksynth & Acidsynth. Then, we bring out this Perfect Playlist to celebrate as best as possible the New Year with a great Retro Synthwave style. Log in to your SPOTIFY account, connect your phone to your connected speaker and turn up the volume. Press the Play button, don your best Sunglasses and ENJOY this powerful PLAYLIST… Here we go!
A new video has been released from the <re>set project with a song called Deadly Moon that is collaboration between musicians Christine and Zadig. These are a series of videos which explores music being created in an environment that is not directly aimed at the public where music isn’t accessible. It’s a unique project which will continue to explore numerous themes as it continues to run throughout.
This is we have all been eager for to be very true and that the one and only Kavinsky has just released a brand new song called Renegades. The Godfather of Synthwave has caught us all by surprise with Renegades with Cautious Clay on the vocals. It’s also produced by Gaspard Augé, a member of JUSTICE and Victor Le Masne from Housse de Racket. Its the first song and video to be released in 8 years and we look to see how we’ll it holds out.
The French Synthwave duo Blazergrad have released a music video with a ton of 80’s movie references for their track Kremlins, released on Police Records.
Synthwave Queen NINA has come back with another brand new single called ‘Gold Heart’, ready for us to perk our ears up and take it in those good vibes.
Here is an overview of our new video project RETRO SYNTHWAVE TV. A Youtube channel inextricably linked to the site’s universe whether it’d be from a sound point-of-view presenting the best of Synthwave music or from a visual perspective showcasing the unique talents of various graphic artists from all over the planet. In addition, we will be presenting cinematographers inspired by the 80’s and retro-futurist game developers. All our content is carefully curated and is always rights approved and cleared by all the relevant parties before it goes online. If you would like to know more about our plans, please keep reading. Read more
The dark lord of synthwave Perturbator has released the music video for the song Death Of The Soul. This will be on the new Lustful Sacraments album scheduled for release on 28th May 2021.
There seems to be a subtle emergence of independent films being that screams out 80’s aesthetic ready for us to pounce on. Creative wizards MaseBrothers have finally released their long awaiting Kickstarter project for the internet to finally watch. It received $16,725 which was over their predicted budget of $15,000. Cyborg: Deadly Machines is ready to be witnessed by the internet so we have reviewed it to see if it is worth your while.
Here is a new concept of very short mixtape, Micro Mix, with more than 15 tracks in less than 9 minutes. For this time, we have decided to take advantage of this Halloween day to deliver the Best of Darkwave. Enjoy! Read more
No need to beat around the bush, THE RISE OF THE SYNTHS, a co-production between Castell&Moreno Films (Spain) and 9am Media Lab (USA) by Spanish filmmaker Ivan Castell, is a must see for all synthwave lovers! Narrated by a master of cinema, full of Easter-eggs, featuring great artists from the movement itself, the documentary is a real space-time travel! Fasten your seatbelts, you’re in for a ride full of 80’s nostalgia and Underground Electronic!