Some days ago I was searching for new synthwave groups in our world wide wet beside the ones on Facebook, Reddit and now deactivated Soundcloud groups to find related synthwave artists and to introduce our music. I found some in the steam community forums like Synthwavefx8. Continue reading →
Synthwave, also called retrowave, is a musical style that emerged in the mid-2000s, influenced by 1980s soundtrack music. Aesthetically, synthwave gives a retrofuturistic perspective, emulating 1980s science fiction, action, and horror media, sometimes compared to cyberpunk. Synthwave expresses nostalgia for 1980s culture, attempting to capture the era’s atmosphere and celebrate it. Examples of this aesthetic may be viewed in films and video games such as Kung Fury, Turbo Kid, Drive, Hotline Miami, and Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon.