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
Authenticity is one of the core values when I select synthwave tracks for this column. But today I’m actually bending this rule slightly – and in two quite different directions! Continue reading More Eighties Than The 80s Itself #8
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
Usually on this blog I bundle 2-3 tracks that has something in common, and make a theme out of that. But today I’ll bundle three tracks that are TOTALLY different from each other. The only common thing is that they are great!
Continue reading Diversity FTW!
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
Let me take you back to the land of the never fading neon and docker shoes with no socks. Where the hair is high and the belts are thin. Time to descend into the pool of synthwaves. Continue reading Synthwave Sunday