An in-depth look at the history, present, and future of the synthwave genre.
Alex and Tokyo Rose redefine darksynth with an ultra-slick, ultra-modern EDM offering.
Dynamite Stranger’s debut EP is high on potential but disappointingly low on quality
The multi-talented Megan McDuffee delivers a detailed and atmospheric cyberpunk synthwave creation
Michael Oakley’s first full-length album delivers exceptional ’80s nostalgia in a modern package
Ace Marino releases a brand new single in advance of his second album.
Czarina brings a diverse range of influences and ideas to her memorable debut
Damokles returns with another vibrant and deeply enjoyable retro listening experience.
The best synthwave albums of 2018.
The best popwave and dreamwave albums of 2018
The best popwave and dreamwave tracks with vocals of 2018.
3Force’s venture into the world of cybersynth music marks a revolution
Catchy popwave tracks with minimal complexity comprise a brief but enjoyable offering
A complete and highly confident recording from one darksynth’s stalwarts
A remarkable evolution of popwave music packed with diverse influences.
A few growing pains do little to diminish enjoyment of an ambitious and epic album