What is it that has made synthwave so enormous in the USA? It seems to me that a vast majority of new synthwave releases are produced there. So it’s time to visit the US of A again to enjoy some recent highlights coming from the synthwave scene! Continue reading More Eighties Than The 80s Itself #10
Two new synthwave tracks on the menu today, as I present to you two that really hits home on that authentic vibe. And, of course, they are great. Continue reading More Eighties Than The 80s Itself #9
For the first time ever I’ll dedicate a post in this column to one artist: The Motion Epic. So there has to be something special once I do. And it is. Continue reading More Eighties Than The 80s Itself #7
I hate cliches. So why do I dig the cliche-infused synthwave genre? I think somewhere deep inside me I love tasting that naive eighties vibe again – the decade I were a teenager. And here’s three fantastic dives back to the age of innocence. Continue reading More Eighties Than The 80s Itself #6
Here’s two great new synthwave releases that I really love – despite not fully qualifying on my “authenticity” test. But the VIBE is 100% authentic. Continue reading More Eighties than the 80s itself #5
Synthwave. The genre that goes against absolutely everything this blog is about. Yet that’s precisely why I feel it fits in, as a counterbalance to the repetitive grooves of the underground club tracks.
Plus, it’s a quite geeky genre. Like mainstream pop’s corny little sister. No wonder we dig it.
Continue reading More Eighties Than The 80s itself #4
Quadruple feature today, with four excellent tracks that takes us straight back to the decade of the pastels! Continue reading More Eighties Than The 80s Itself #2
Three truly authentic sounding tracks today – these three are all prime examples of why I include synthwave on this blog at all. It’s been a while since “Synthwave Saturday” held three tracks of this level. Enjoy! Continue reading Synthwave Saturday #3
Here’s two tracks that both are what we could describe as “more eighties than the eighties itself”. Ergo, perfect additions to our playlist of that very title! Continue reading Synthwave Saturday #5