"Ideality" is OSC's take on synth-funk. If you like seriously groovy music, you should definitely take a listen.
An interview with Aeronexus about how he got started as a music maker, his approach to creating new music and where he finds inspiration.
In an email, 7dd9 told me about his passion for synth music and music from the '80s, how he creates music and his views on the Twitter #synthfam.
In an email, Alex Pope and I talk about how he got started, his approach to the music he creates and where he wants to take his music in the future.
oceanside85 is a Canadian synthwave producer. Her musical tastes run the gamut from KMFDM to Nina Simone. I talked to her about how she became passionate about music, her creative approach and how she recharges her creative batteries.
Gordon McGladdery (A Shell in the Pit) is a prolific, successful video game music composer and sound designer based in Vancouver B.C. Along with his colleagues, he’s created music and sounds for games including Rogue Legacy, Night in the Woods and Parkitect, to name just a few.
From Nostalgia is a French synthwave producer and video game music aficionado. In an emailed interview, he shared his passion for creating synthwave and covering video game music.
In this article, I interview synthwave producer Don about his passion for the genre, his creative process and his future musical goals.
Miku Hatsune, one of Japan's most beloved pop stars, is not real. She is one of many Vocaloids, a synthesizer software that uses the vocals of a real singer to produce a realistic voice. This software could change the face of the music business. Are we looking at a future of android musicians?
I talk to Canadian ambient electronic musician Battlemoose (Marcel Lecker) about his passion for music, his creative process and where he finds inspiration.
I talk to musicians and video game composers Chalmers Croft and Tommy Norris about Box Monkey Studios, why they love video game music and their creative processes.
In an email, Rich Blacker told me how The Ocean Beneath started, their approach to making music and their views on the #synthfam.
The DJs/producers who call themselves Average Gypsy are partners in music and in life. I talked to Dani about how their music.
I talked to retrowave producer Pat DiMeo about how he first became interested in synth-based music, how he creates new music, and where he thinks the retrowave scene is headed in the future.
Nathaniel Wyvern is a U.K. based producer of spacey, atmospheric synthwave. I interviewed him about his creative roots, process and inspirations.
In an email, Collin Ward talked about his musical roots, how he creates new music and his view of the Twitter #synthfam.
Julia Henderson is a talented electronic music producer. Her latest album ranges widely, traveling through many musical genres, featuring talented guest soloists in its homage to Mitsuda's music. In an email interview, I ask Julia about her inspirations and her process.
I talked to synthwave producer Chad Williamson about how he first became interested in electronic music, his creative process, and how he views his segment of the electronic music scene.
In an email, we discussed See Thomas Howl's musical roots, how he goes about creating new music and also talked about his album "DEAD AGAIN."
"PARTNERS" is a fine showcase of what synthesizers can do and the unique ambience that they provide in music. It also has enough of the vaporwave sonic aesthetic to set it apart. Read on to learn more about this fantastic album.
In an email interview, I ask synthwave artist The Ghost Mall about how he got started with music, his creative process and his views on the synthwave scene as it stands now.
In this interview with Canadian synthwave producer Gab Manette, we discussed how he came to music, his creative process and his album "Dream Dimension."
CIRCE Electro is a South African born producer who is currently based in L.A. She has produced some major synthwave tracks. I talk with her about how her career got started and where she's heading.
Ryan Fogleman is an American video game composer. His video game soundtracks explore sonic textures that mimic the emotional arc taken by the story of the game. I talked to Ryan about his creative process.
Michael Vignola is an American composer. His music is a unique take on ambient minimalism and on his latest album, "Paradigm Drift," he explores the spacier side of synthwave, taking us on a compelling voyage through space and time.
There’s a retro element to the music of Full Eclipse, but he also explores questions about the future of humanity and where our relationship with technology is going. I talked to him about his creative process and what inspires him.
I talked to Finnish Synthwave Producer Levinsky about his musical roots, his creative approach and his upcoming album.
Led by singles 'Kerala' and 'No Reason', UK electronic music producer Bonobo releases his sixth studio album, 'Migration'...
"Whisper of Light" is an EP full of floating atmospheres and soaring synths that dance around heavier and darker lyrical content. This dark and ethereal album is definitely worth a listen. Read on to learn why.
ln an email, I talked to The Institute 91' about how he got started making music, how he goes about creating new music, the origins of "The Institute" and the role this idea plays in his music.
In this emailed interview, Megan tells me about how she got involved in the project, what the goals for the soundtrack were, and her approach to creating it.
I talked with Python Blue about how his passion for music was sparked, his creative process and where he sees his career going in the future.
Dimi Kaye's most recent album, "Not Holding Back," is an intricately written album. Read on to learn why this album is worth a listen.
In an email interview, I asked Stefan huber (Ion Star) about why he enjoys making synthwave, how he creates new music and where he finds his inspiration.
Canadian synthwave producer Mirrorvoid creates music that, in his words, explores themes of "AI, surveillance capitalism, virtual reality and facial recognition" and balances those darker themes with the "bright side of '80s retrowave culture."
DJ KIlma is an electronic music producer and DJ based in Winnipeg, MB. I talked to her about where her interest in DJing comes from, her creative process and where she sees herself going in the future.
Color Theory writes a brand of melancholic synthwave. In an email, I asked him about his approach to creating music and much more.
I review Russian synthwave group 3Force's latest album, "Divide & Collide," and share my reasons for why this is a worthwhile listen!
Futurecop! combines '80s synth sounds with mysticism, fantasy elements and pop culture references. I interviewed him about his music, creative process and influences
In an emailed interview, I asked GlitBiter about her approach to making music, her views on the current state of synthwave and how she refreshes herself creatively.
In this article I talk to David Peacock about his love for video game music, his creative process and how he recharges his creative batteries.
Will Brueggemann is a composer, musician and podcaster with a wide-ranging interest in music of all types. He has a particular passion for video game music, both retro and modern, as well as an abiding love for film music. He's also one half of the Super Marcato Bros. video game music podcast along.
In an email, Seersha discusses her musical roots and inspirations, as well as her approach to making music and her latest musical endeavours.
I interview synthwave producer Rogue Neon about his inspirations, his latest album and the global synthwave scene.
John Robert Matz is an award-winning video game composer and he also writes and works for a concert band and orchestra. I talked to him about where he got his start in music, his creative process as a composer and where he finds inspiration.
Via emailed, I asked Antriksh Bali about how he started as a composer, his approach to creation and his latest work on the soundtrack of "TinkerQuarry"—an indie horror game.
Let Em Riot (Alan Oakes) creates music that combines ethereal synth tones, strong vocal melodies and a healthy respect for the sounds of the '80s that's still rooted in modern production. I talk to him about his start in music and the creative process as he experiences it.
Through his harmonic and melodic textures, Sonic Gap deploys his arsenal of synths to write a truly fascinating album. Here are some reasons why you should take a listen to "Courage," by Sonic Gap.
Via email, I talked to Friendly Timo/The Fair Attempts about how he came to make synth-based music, his approach to the creative process and his upcoming "Carnal Insect" album.
I talk with Andrew Nyte about his musical background, his sources of inspiration and the process of composition as it works for him.
In an email interview, SkyYamaha tells me about how he started making music, why he's passionate about synthwave and his views on the community surrounding the music.
This soundtrack to a horror movie that doesn’t exist is definitely worth a listen. Read on to find out why.
In an emailed interview, Droid Bishop tells me about his passion for making music, how he creates and how he recharges his creative batteries.
This is an interview with Abigail Ferguson and Mary Hanley, who are the originators of the synthwave/italo disco band Bunny X. Their music pays homage to all of the great sounds of the '80s.
People can, if they’re so inclined, simply find some drum patches, some synth patches and VSTs and kind of assemble all of the elements into something roughly approximating synthwave. Thankfully, Neon Arcadia's new single does not fall into this category.
Dream Shore is a Miami-based synthwave producer who creates lushly cinematic soundscapes that project a retro-inspired movie in the minds of listeners.
Chase Yesterday is a synthwave producer based in Malta. He creates dark, synth driven music that tells stories.
I interview Canadian synthwave singer/songwriter Dana Jean Phoenix about her music, her approach to its creation and her sources of creative inspiration.
Synthwave producer LWTHR creates layered, textured, and rich synthwave music. In an email interview, he told me about his creative process and much more.
In an emailed interview, MicroMatScenes told me about how he got started with music, who he's been influenced by and his latest album "SCENES."
In an email interview, I ask No Rush about why he was drawn to create synthwave music, his new (non-synthwave) EP Holding Patterns and where he sees synthwave going in the future.
Here's my take on synth artist Daniel Adam's album, "Where The Waves Meet," and what I found noteworthy about the music.
Electronic house music: electro house, with its heavy drops and mind-blowing synth. These are the top 10 artists, from Swedish House Mafia to Deadmau5 to Knife Party.
This article contains songs fans of the Five Nights at Freddy's series have created for the various games.
This article explores my adventures in interviewing synthpop artists. It explains how I got started as an interviewer on the topic and why I fell in love with it.
Via email, I talked to synthwave artist Pretty Glass Folk about his musical roots, how he approaches music creation, and how he sees the global synthwave scene.
In an emailed interview, U.K. synthwave producer Ampholyte told me about how his passion for music was sparked, how his creative process works and his latest EP entitled "Into Space."
The East Coast is where DJ Micro began his techno career in 1991. He established Caffeine Records, a weekly club night that grew into a thriving company as the techno DJ became an inspiration. Let's take a look at his career.
In this article, I interview Johan Hauck (2DCat) about how he got started making music, 2DCat's approach to the creation of new music and their latest EP "Summer, 1983."
In an emailed interview, I asked Frisky Monkey about their origin story, their approach to music and their latest album, which is titled "Misadventures of a Mixed Up Monkey."
In an email, Rivita told me about her creative process, how she started in music and her latest single Someone Else's Arms.
All of the excited and idealistic feelings of being a teenager were captured in Net Terminal Gene’s "Teenage Daydream." Take a listen and hear for yourself.
Michael Chambers (also known as moon:and:6) is a musician, producer and recording engineer based in Hamilton, Ontario. He creates music that combines influences that include French downtempo music, '90s post-rock music and musical mad scientists like Brian Eno.
In an email interview, I asked Renz Wilde about how he became passionate about music, how the creative process works for him and where he finds inspiration.
Alex Vecchietti's new album, "The Good Fight" is forceful, demanding that we embrace the light and take note of our shared humanity. Read on to learn more about this fascinating album.
"Carnal Insect" is a powerful and dark album that's definitely worth a listen. Read on to learn why.
An interview with XYLE about how he began creating music, his creative process and how he recharges himself creatively.
I talked to video game composer Holland Albright about how he got started in music, his approach to composition and how he inspires himself creatively.
OPS combines all of his influences to create music with a sound all its own. In an email, he shared with me the roots of his love for music, his creative process and the plans he's got for the future.
I haven't heard from this band since 2014 after their short two year climb to music stardom. I started to wonder where this very talented, and unique band had disappeared to. This is a re-introduction
Neon NiteClub makes synthpop music that fuses modern production techniques with retro songwriting styles.
Erebus' latest EP, "Collision," takes those elements that we know and love and combines them very well to create an enjoyable listening experience.
Sebastian Air’s album, "Emerald Ocean," is shot through with heartbreak. Read on to learn how this wistful album stands out from the pack.
Elevate The Sky is a synthwave artist from L.A. who creates "cinematic synth dreamscapes" with his music.
In an email, we discussed Polemic Heart's musical roots, how he creates and where he wants to take his music going forward.
Shadow Spirits Volume 1 is a chiptune album composed and programmed by Cody Carpenter and Mark Day. It tells the story of the journey of a young samurai and the trials that she faces on the journey using a palette of retro JRPG-inspired sounds and exploring a diverse musical landscape.