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.
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!
I can’t stand the eighties. Or rather – it’s the hits of the eighties I can’t stand. I grew tired of that shit DURING the eighties. But the sound of that decade is really quite fun! Continue reading Jonny Tobin, “Super Genesis”: More eighties than the eighties itself