The best synthwave albums of 2018.
3Force’s venture into the world of cybersynth music marks a revolution
A thick slab of cyberpunk synthwave with many memorable moments
Bold innovation leads to imaginative and progressive songwriting on Kardasynth
Glitch Black’s latest full-length album is a well-realized musical venture into dystopian science fiction dominated by machines, and it’s one of the artist’s best releases to date.
Rating: 97 / 100 The follow-up to the 2017 Synthwave Album of the Year matches the power and brilliance of its predecessor in every way
The evolution of synthwave music focused on science fiction and cyberpunk themes.
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.
Rating 93 / 100 Gloom Influx’s incorporation of chiptune music and electronic metal into outrun is an ambitious and remarkably successful creation
An in-depth look at the history, present, and future of the synthwave genre.