Home Synth

Synth

Synth includes all synthesizer-based music from 1970s Synth Pop to modern Synthwave and Vaporwave, and including New Wave, modern takes on Italo Disco, Post-Punk, Electropop, Electro, Dance Pop and Alternative Dance.

Various: Midwest Collective Vol 7

Enduring a sad hiatus, one of the best synthwave labels returns with a new compilation for 2017.
indighost dreamwwalker 2

IndiGhost: Dreamwalker Part II

IndiGhost's entire discography is immersive as all hell and a joy to splash around in.
video

Nightcrawler: Blood Rage

Uniquely cinematic, even in a genre that mainlines OSTs and makes them up when it's convenient, Blood Rage is a tantilizing glimpse at Nightcrawler's forthcoming LP.
retouch

Retouch: Light Years LP

Retouch is a(nother) Russian savant I've found on Bandcamp, inhabiting a world of what you might dub "progressive retro-futurism" if every word in that phrase didn't contradict every other one.

Unit Black Flight: Evocations

If John Carpenter made a record for Plus-8, it might have sounded a bit like Evocations from Unit Black Flight.
video

Com Truise: Memory

A tantalizing taste of Iteration, Com Truise's forthcoming LP, Memory nears perfection.
marvel83

Marvel83′: Downtown Sunset EP

In less than three months, Marvel83' has released five EPs of glistening, groovy synth-heavy records that sound like they fell off the soundtrack of Cobra, or at least Drive.
moog synthesizer iiic

Moog Brings Back to Life the Pioneering Synthesizer IIIc

Moog, the company, is steeped in music history - largely because they invented much of it. And keep bringing it back to life, like the Synthesizer IIIc.
northern lights

The Northern Lights: Caroline EP

The Northern Lights is apparently just a guy, making soundtracks and music in search of a movie best suited for his soundtracks.
time travel synthwave singles

Time Travel: Synthwave Singles

A stupefying collection of candied hooks and grooves and music for people who like to drive fast and die young.
video

Carpenter Brut: Night Stalker

Released in support of the upcoming synthwave documentary The Rise of the Synths.
synthesize the soul

Synthesize the Soul: Astro-Atlantic Hypnotica from the Cape Verde Islands 1973-1988

Ostinato's latest compilation profiles the world of electronic music developed by immigrants from Cape Verde and its influence on the wider European music scene.
star creature

Shiro Schwarz: Together/Boogie Ghost

Chicago's Star Creature releases another magical platter of synth boogie from duo Shiro Schwarz.
tycho

Tycho Returns to Chicago April 28

Grammy nomination be damned: Tycho's Epoch tour continues as the Scott Hansen-led band criss-crosses North America through the Spring.
mitch murder the real deal

Lost Inside of Mitch Murder’s Fever Dreams: The Real Deal

Listen to the album so '80s that even the '80s had nothing like it.
stilz

Stilz: Starcrash

Sci-fi, neo-retrowave vibes from Stilz for the full-on Starcrash project.

For the Love of UKG

5 Magazine is publishing 3 straight issues dedicated solely to the music, artists and influence of the genre we love more than most, UK Garage. It starts now.
night runner

Stealing Sunrise 2: Malibu Trail (Night Runner)

A synthwave soundtrack for an actual movie, Night Runner's scored pieces and various additional tracks powerfully evoke the mid-1990s American landscape.
syntax

Syntax: Live at Kavalounge 09.21.16 (30th Floor Records)

Syntax takes his best records and boils them down to what a man with a bank of synths can physically handle in a live setting.
william onyeabor

Nigerian Synth Godfather William Onyeabor Has Died

Mysterious synth-funk godfather William Onyeabor died Monday in his hometown of Enugu, Nigeria.

MUST READ!

Chicago’s Frankie Knuckles Mural Is Coming Back

The news we've been waiting for: the iconic mural to the most iconic Frankie Knuckles has a new home.

THE LATEST

STAY CONNECTED

11,406FansLike
1,718FollowersFollow
8,167FollowersFollow
1,383FollowersFollow
14,198FollowersFollow