We have a quite non-melodic focus here on this music blog. We like the dark, non-vocal, deep and clubby vibes here. Synthwave is our excuse to break out of that pattern and salute the overly melodic creations. Continue reading Synthwave Tuesday: Three for the melodies
It’s been a while since I paid the synthwave scene a visit, so it’s about time. And this time I’ve found two tracks that have quite a lot in common. And of course: Very, very eighties. Continue reading Throwback Tuesday: Double power-pop time!
This time of year is all about traditions and looking back. So in the lack of a real xmas track (there’s far between those in the electronica world) I have chosen a really retro one instead. Continue reading Happy Holidays: A retro moment with an excellent synthwave track
Synthwave. Our guilty pleasure here at Beatradar. It’s not underground, not bleeding edge, not deep, usually not even that groovy. Still, I dig it. It’s my safe haven whenever I want some of that eighties charm. Continue reading Throwback Thursday: Synthwave to the rescue!
In the eighties the music discoveries were pretty much limited to what we heard on the national TV and radio broadcasters.
Here’s three retrowave tracks that I could totally picture being featured in one of the TV soundtracks back then. What kind of scenes do you imagine seeing them in? Continue reading “What if…” – these were featured in an eighties soundtrack?
Today’s double feature contains two tracks that both are located somewhere in the cross-lands between Electro Pop and Synthwave.
One uplifting and feelgood track, and one darker, more alarming one. And both are worth hearing. Continue reading Double synth-pop Monday: Language Arts, “Against The Wind” & Skauss, “Father”
When it comes to dance music I keep harping on about that ever so important groove as the crucial ingredient. But here’s a track that’s almost too groovy. Yeah.
Yesterday I picked a track that was intentionally very retro. Today I got a track that also have clear roots backwards, but without as obviously trying to be retro.
Funky, playful guitar riffs breaks the otherwise quite cold synth landscape, a very welcome detail. All in all a track that I find a bit hard to categorise, but easy to enjoy! Continue reading Klangplanet, “Utopia”: Synthpop meets house
A haunted, plagued voice repeating the word… “Love”(!). So much can be interpret into that and I don’t know WTF is going on here but I do know that I simply find it irresistible! Continue reading KRY4 – “Love”: A Cypriot Affair