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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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Who is Power Glove ( Band ) ?

A Talented Band: Power Glove Power Glove are an Australian electronic music and synthwave pair from Melbourne, Victoria, named after the Nintendo Power Glove. They gave the soundtrack to the 1980s-impacted retro-advanced computer game, Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon (April 2013). The soundtrack was met with basic approval. Power Glove were shaped in Melbourne as the electronic music, synthwave pair (under pen names) Michael Biehn and Michael Dudikoff.[3] in all actuality, the couple comprises of siblings Jarome and Joel Harmsworth.   Power Glove's Journey The couple's music increased across the board consideration with the track "Seekers" included in the 2011 Canadian autonomous film, Hobo with a Shotgun and the track "Retribution" was utilized in the 2012 film, The ABCs of Death....

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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 Betamaxx ?

Who is Betamaxx ? Betamaxx is a 80's synth recovery venture by Nick Morey, hailing from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania U.S.A. The task was framed in mid 2012 with the arrival of "Lost Formats" LP in late September of that year. The name "Betamaxx" was created from Sony's "Betamax" film player which equaled VHS in the early-mid 80's, at last losing the organization war. Betamaxx's sound is motivated and made with an utilization of simple and computerized equipment synths from the 80's and today including the Roland Juno-60, Sequential Circuits Prophet-6 and, Korg's M1 workstation. Consolidating these sounds in light of a soundtrack motivation, Betamaxx has made a neo retro-future sound like any semblance of John Hughes, and John Carpenter. He has...

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