A detailed look at the significant differences between synthwave and synthpop
Kalax returns with new friends for a satisfying collection of dreamwave tracks.
Michael Oakley’s first full-length album delivers exceptional ’80s nostalgia in a modern package
The best popwave and dreamwave tracks with vocals of 2018.
Catchy popwave tracks with minimal complexity comprise a brief but enjoyable offering
A remarkable evolution of popwave music packed with diverse influences.
Kids’ candy-like interpretation of the past delivers mixed results.
Streets offers several rewarding slices of heartfelt popwave music
A lone song stands out from the dreary heap of repetitive synth music.
A glimmering jewel of melodic popwave delivered across 10 vocal-driven entries.
Nothing is Lost offers a rewarding collection of instrumental and vocal-driven popwave music that rivals and often exceeds prominent releases in the style.
Rating: 68 / 100 A handful of great songs are hidden within Timecop1983’s latest venture into dreamy soundscapes, though it can be hard to find them among the overly similar compositions.
Rating: 87 / 100 Sleepwalking is a finely crafted — though somewhat uneven — creation that occasionally achieves pop perfection
An in-depth look at the history, present, and future of the synthwave genre.
Rating: 88 / 100 “Sunset Neon takes tremendous risks with his willingness to tackle a different musical style on every song. With relatively minor exceptions, the risks pay off. Starlight’s immaculate production and glossy vocals offer a wealth of mainstream-friendly music that can hook listeners on the very first spin.”