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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 Could it be a wave of water named Gerald who likes to listen to outdated music?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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History of Outrun and Synthwave

 Synthwave      Synthwave - Also known as outrun, retrowave, futuresynth, as well as other names - is a genre of electronic music influenced by 1980's film soundtracks (adventure, action, science fiction and horror films especially), video game music and pop-culture. Beginning in the mid 2000's, the genre developed from various niche communities on the internet in what film maker Iván Castell (of the "Rise of the Synths" synthwave documentary) described as "a DIY grass-roots music movement." The style reached wider popularity in the early 2010's with the emergence of Kavinsky and the 2011 film Drive by Nicolas Winding Refn. Stylistically, Synthwave draws upon the musical heritage of pioneering artists such as Vangelis, Jean-Michel Jarre, Tangerine Dream (and Edgar Froese), as well as film director and composer John...

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Who is Todd Terje ?

Synthwave Artist: Todd Terje Terje Olsen (brought into the world 1981), otherwise called Todd Terje, is a Norwegian DJ, lyricist, and record maker. His stage name is a reverence to house music maker Todd Terry. Called "Lord of the late spring jams"[4] by Mixmag, "33% of the Holy Trinity of Norwegian disco" by Spin magazine, and "one of [the Scandinavian move scene's] unmistakable figures"[6] by AllMusic, Todd Terje made his name with a series of remixes and re-alters in the mid 2000s. He is the more youthful sibling of Olaf Olsen, who regularly performs drums for Terje's live shows. He was one of the main events at the lofty Sónar celebration in Barcelona, playing close by incessant colleague Lindstrøm. He...

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