An in-depth look at the history, present, and future of the synthwave genre.
Rating: 79 / 100 Elay Arson’s newest venture into occult music is a diverse and frequently exciting effort that continues to redefine the darksynth genre
Rating: 75 / 100 Supernova is an endearing and polished creation that occasionally falls into generic songwriting
The evolution of synthwave music focused on science fiction and cyberpunk themes.
Rating: 83 / 100 Gost once again disregards music conventions for a unique audio creation that surpasses his past releases in nearly every way.
Rating: 92 / 100 Superdivorce’s sophomore effort is an earnest blend of new wave and alt rock that offers consistently rewarding moments across a diverse selection of songs
Rating: 94 / 100 Shredder 1984’s cyberpunk-themed second album is a borderline masterpiece that offers a handful of the best darksynth songs recorded to date.
Dedicated to ’80s heavy metal and the closely related sounds of speed metal and American power metal.
Rating 93 / 100 Gloom Influx’s incorporation of chiptune music and electronic metal into outrun is an ambitious and remarkably successful creation
Rating 58 / 100 Despite a few exceptional songs, Judas Priest’s latest offering does little to pull the band out of their decades-long slump into mediocrity