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What Does Synthwave Mean ? Fashwave Meaning, Definition & Explanation

What is Synthwave ? What does it mean ? Synthwave also called Ultron retro wave and future syns is a genre of electronic music influenced by 1980s film soundtracks and video games. Beginning in the mid-2000s the genre developed from various niche communities on the internet reaching wider popularity in the early 2010's. In its music and cover artwork synth wave engages in retro-futurism emulating 1980s science-fiction action and horror  media. Sometimes compared to cyberpunk it expresses nostalgia for 1980s culture attempting to capture the year's atmosphere and celebrate it.  Musically  Musically Synthwave is heavily inspired by many 1980s films video games and cartoons as well as composers such as John Carpenter Vangelis and tangerine dream. The sub-genre named Ultron...

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Daily Life and Popular Culture in the 1980s

American Life in the 80s   The 1980s were an exciting time for Americans. Many new types of technology and forms of entertainment were emerging. What were some of these new items? What was daily life like in the 1980s? Families in the 80s The American family was changing in the 1980s. Many families felt a need to increase their disposable income, and as a result, more and more women continued entering the workforce. Additionally, broken marriages were becoming more commonplace with divorce rates reaching their peak in the latter half of the 1970s and remaining high throughout the 1980s. Also, many women were choosing to remain single and pursue professional careers. As a result, single parent families became a...

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Who is LukHash ? Everything About His Music and Career

Lukhash Born Agust 17, 1984, known professionally as Lukhash, is a Polish musician, producer and DJ. Born in Wroclaw Poland. It all started in 2003, when LukHash began creating and recording musical compositions as SH Music. A veritable one-man-band, he wrote and recorded all parts for guitars, bass, piano, drums and synths himself. Six years later, the sound began to tilt more towards the electronic, as inspiration manifested from the machines of bygone years. He began experimenting with SID chiptune and the Nintendo digital logic soundchip as well as Commodore 64 systems and a couple of 1989's hacked Nintendo Gameboy consoles. The result was a blend of original 8bit sound channeled into 80's and Rock music known as LukHash. From then...

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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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