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What is Retrowave ? Who Started it ?

Retrowave Hello, What is retrowave? Could it be anything made in today's day and aged stylized to eighties anime? Could it be this cool-looking font on the poster from the movie drive? Could it be a wave of water named Gerald who likes to listen to outdated music? Well maybe it's all of those things but maybe it's also none of those things possibly. Retrowave or synthwave as it's commonly known can mean a variety of  different things for many different people for some it's confined to a musical genre and for others it's a distinct style or a way of expression and for some it's just a joke to enjoy ironically. But I think it's anything with an absurd...

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The History of Synthwave

Do you remember the 80's? The era of roller skates, VHS and Walkman cassette, the golden age of neon’s, synths and future. The 80’s were an era when we used to fantasize a lot about the future. From the dystopian post-apocalyptic vision of the future to the high-tech utopian fantasy, the 80’s were like a draft of the  present. The Legend of Synthwave The nostalgia of that spirit led, at the beginning of the 2000s, to the appearance of a new kind of electronic music that goes by the name of Synthwave. A new kind of music ? Well, not completely. That’s why today we go back, to the future! You may have noticed there’s a lot of nostalgia going...

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What is Horror Synth / Darkwave ?

New Synthwave Trends; Horros Synth and Darkwave   The Horror Synth Revival was for the most part affected by awfulness soundtracks of the 70's and 80's. By the following decade Synthwave craftsmen started to completely consolidate frightfulness synth with a darker and heavier sound. Driven by Perturbator, Carpenter Brut, and Mega Drive in 2012, this new style of music some of the time joined bass overwhelming electro and modern music, quicker beats, grasped ultraviolent computer games and activity motion pictures, and increased gigantic accomplishment inside the being a fan. Numerous in the darksynth scene really have Metal foundations and have progressed that affection for weight from the Metal scene to the synthwave one. Fans have started making their own fan...

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Who is Anoraak ?

Anoraak   Anoraak is the melodic undertaking of French performer Frédéric Rivière, multi instrumentalist, vocalist, maker and DJ, previous drummer of Pony Run. furthermore, individual from the Valerie Collective alongside craftsmen, for example, College, Maethelvin, The Outrunners, Minitel Rose and Russ Chimes. Originating from the stone scene at first, he later came to electronic music, beginning Anoraak adjacent to his drummer position. Background His music is identified with the retro-synth and 80's motivated scenes as of late featured by the film Drive's soundtrack. His sound is depicted as "fantastic synth-filled tracks that fall some place on the range among disco and new wave", "contemporary yet retro-tinged" or "simple, blustery [...] chugging along on vaporous synthesizers like an end of the...

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Who is Futurecop! ?

Futurecop Futurecop! are British cinematic and electronic music based writers and comprises of Manzur Iqbal and Peter Carrol. Early life Experiencing childhood in Manchester, England, Manzur built up an energy for re-making the electronic synth songs impacted by 1980s/90s sentimentality and fantasies. Manzur made Futurecop! what's more, built up the brand and music from 2005. In any case, it was in 2007 when Futurecop! begun gathering energy, particularly for shows and record names. This is the point at which he enlisted his closest companion since University; Peter Carrol. Melodic profession Manzur and Peter met at the college, where they were selected in a similar course. Despite the fact that Manzur was a pariah and Peter was a piece of the...

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