“What if…” – these were featured in an eighties soundtrack?

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?

FRNTIK, “Abstraction”: A good wave to surf.

After all these years with eighties music played over and over god damn absolutely everywhere, I’ve long wondered when the hell it’s going to pass. But no. It doesn’t. Now artists have started recreating that eighties sound instead.

Problem is, there’s a lot of crap synthwave out there. And I do mean a lot. So it is then with a great deal of pleasure I do pick up those releases that are not! Continue reading FRNTIK, “Abstraction”: A good wave to surf.

Wenchi Rue, “Wear You Down”: You gotta keep going longer for that to happen, buddy!

Vaporwave: I love the production here. It was a track that I had to listen to several times. I almost declined it for the overly eager “drummer” that really was quite distracting at first because it was almost too organic, but shortly after I did find it hilarious and has ended up being the highlight of the entire track. Continue reading Wenchi Rue, “Wear You Down”: You gotta keep going longer for that to happen, buddy!