Synthwave Profile: Absolute Valentine and His Inspirations Sources

Synthwave Profile: Absolute Valentine and His Inspirations Sources

Let’s keep on discovering new names of the Synthwave scene. Today it’ll be a conversation with an electronic musician from Marseille — Absolute Valentine. He began to practice electronic music at the age of 16 and explored a ton of style. Learn more about how it was below. Here you’ll

All You Want to Know About Synthwave Part 2

All You Want to Know About Synthwave: Part 2

We continue talking with independent Synthwave musicians about essential elements of this genre. Here we talk about times and feelings. What is the difference between the present and, so-called, future-in-the-past? And it’s not about grammar. Find out an answer and a bit more in the second part of the big

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All You Want to Know About Synthwave: Part 1

Synthwave has become one of the fastest-growing genres of non-mainstream electronic music in recent years. I’ve been fascinated and delighted to watch the growth of the #synthfam community on Twitter as I’ve interviewed synthwave artists. I invited people from the #synthfam to respond to questions of what people are enjoying

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MacReady: Romantic Utopia or Moral Collapse of Society?

Johnny C. and Justin S. are the two members of the American synthwave band MacReady. They create music that reflects a duality of world views. On the one hand, their music has “reverb-soaked” tracks about the utopia of “the joy of holding your best girl’s hand in the rain” and

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DC Motion: Pure creativity in mixing genres

DC Motion — Dion Coursen — is a Canadian synthwave producer. He has a unique take on the genre that mixes elements of pure synthwave with his other musical influences such as punk/proto-emo, indie rock from the 2000’s and New Wave music along with carefully constructed lyrics. I talked to

Millennium Falck: a great way to create worlds

Millennium Falck: a great way to create worlds

Millennium Falck is the brainchild of Helsinki-based producer Juha Petteri Falck. His songs and visuals are the stories of future world. Juha Falck has 20 years of experience in various genres of music production, but last year he started a solo project.   Karl Magi: In general, what first sparked

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Synthwave: Future in the Neon Light

Synthwave is often described as music that has the nostalgic flavour of the 1980s in both its atmosphere and its production characteristics. For me, the music has a special resonance that’s largely driven by the sheer quality of the music being produced by people creating within the broader genre. Over

Blood Red Shoes: From Underground Duo To World Stars

Blood Red Shoes: From Underground Duo To World Stars

Blood Red Shoes are alternative rock duo from Brighton, England. The group consists of two performers: Steven Ansell and Laura-Mary Carter’s. The name, according to the group, was taken from a musical, in which Ginger Rogers had turned a pair of white dancing shoes red with blood due to the

Bunny X: Spirit of the ‘80s

Bunny X: Spirit of the ‘80s

Abigail Ferguson and Mary Hanley are the originators of the synthwave/italo disco band Bunny X. Their music pays homage to all of the great sounds of the ‘80s. I asked Abigail about the band’s origins, their creative process and talked to them about some of their upcoming musical projects. photo:

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