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MacAshford

80's Revival:Vaporwave/ Synthwave/Retrowave/Chillwave/Darkwave/Electro

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Korpi

Yes.

 

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DaWiesel

Anyone ever heard of Miles Prower?

 

Evening drive song right here:

 

 

 

This one feels unique for me. Don't know why, but I would call it... progressive synthwave. Great track:

 

 

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DaWiesel

For those who want to get more information about certain artists in the synthwave scene, check out Beyond Synth with Andy Last. He has talked with lots of different artists in the scene such as Sellorekt/LA Dreams, Magic Sword, Kristine, Perturbator and Sunglasses Kid.

 

Especially Sunglasses Kid has made some wonderful synthpop songs:

 

 

 

 

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Hyperglide

Glad this thread blew up. Pretty good taste for music on this board. I must say :D

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Scarface187

Two movies that packed a LOT of great synth music were The Guest and Cold in July. I suggest fans of synth stuff check those soundtracks out. This one is in Cold in July.

 

 

 

 

Don't know why I haven't really commented this thread. While I am big into heavy metal, my other love is anything 80's sounding, especially anything synth heavy. Any fans of John Carpenter's scores? I like to consider him one of the forefathers of this type of music.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9l_BWZNQziw

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DaWiesel

Don't know why I haven't really commented this thread. While I am big into heavy metal, my other love is anything 80's sounding, especially anything synth heavy. Any fans of John Carpenter's scores? I like to consider him one of the forefathers of this type of music.

 

VIDEO

 

Isn't there a synth pop song using that same melody? I definitely heard that already.

 

 

Some Photosynthesi to enjoy the weekend. :p

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=89KtVPiCeJQ

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oojXPU6eIdI

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Scarface187

that theme is also from the 70s so yeah

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Mr. Scratch

Here's some legit revival, you goddamn synthheads.

 

 

 

 

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Hyperglide

Jesus Christ Dan Terminus calm DOWNNN!

 

 

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Richard Power Colt

Lazerhawk rocks!

Yep, could be my favorite artist of all.

 

I really dig all these fan-made music videos:

 

 

 

 

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DaWiesel

 

Lazerhawk rocks!

Yep, could be my favorite artist of all.

 

I really dig all these fan-made music videos:

 

Yeah, this one for Lazerhawk's Overdrive is great.

 

 

 

Or this.

 

 

 

Neros77's videos in general are great, even though I hear more through NewRetroWave's and ManiaSynth's collection, you got to admire the good work he does cutting and editing those videos together.

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Hyperglide

Lazerhawk is deece.

 

If I want a go-to Synth tune though I go with Dance with the Dead, Scattle, KFDDA, Power Glove, Pertubator, Sellorekt/LA Dreams, or Mega Drive. Money shots.

 

Riddlis and Le Nectar are growing on me too.

 

Here a couple from some of the aforementioned... Haven't posted a lot of KFDDA yet..

 

 

 

 

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DaWiesel

I finally listened through the FC 3: Blood Dragon soundtrack, should have done it much sooner. I love it.

 

 

 

 

 

Another artist to be introduced into my Synthwave collection, good lord. This is officially my favorite music genre.

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Richard Power Colt

I finally listened through the FC 3: Blood Dragon soundtrack, should have done it much sooner. I love it.

 

 

 

Ever seen Hobo with a shotgun?

 

 

 

 

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DaWiesel

 

I finally listened through the FC 3: Blood Dragon soundtrack, should have done it much sooner. I love it.

 

 

 

Ever seen Hobo with a shotgun?

 

 

 

Yes, but that was a few years back. I definitely need to watch it again, especially after seeing that scene... I like the game's version of the song more though.

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Hyperglide

 

 

I finally listened through the FC 3: Blood Dragon soundtrack, should have done it much sooner. I love it.

 

 

 

Ever seen Hobo with a shotgun?

 

 

 

Yes, but that was a few years back. I definitely need to watch it again, especially after seeing that scene... I like the game's version of the song more though.

 

 

Ever play Hotline Miami??

 

 

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OJyKD5xDL98

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DaWiesel

Ever play Hotline Miami??

 

Yep, I bought it for PC last year. Awesome game and awesome soundtrack, campaign could have been a bit longer though.

 

Hotline Miami 2 is coming next month, can't wait to play that. The leaked soundtrack looks promising.

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Richard Power Colt

So I just watched the Guest and I was so happy to hear a familiar song in the movie:

 

 

The whole soundtrack is very 80s synth heavy. If you guys don't know, it's a 80s style thriller that released last year. With a name like "The guest" though, the movie didn't get a lot of attention.

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DaWiesel

So I just watched the Guest and I was so happy to hear a familiar song in the movie:

 

 

The whole soundtrack is very 80s synth heavy. If you guys don't know, it's a 80s style thriller that released last year. With a name like "The guest" though, the movie didn't get a lot of attention.

 

Shame that song isn't in the actual game.

 

The guest looks promising, Cold In July is another great 80's inspired movie, it's actually set in the late 80's:

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tlESkKwAFIo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CA4SAkUcONE

 

Those tracks should say enough. I still have to watch both movies. This whole 80's revival in music and especially film is slowly gathering more and more attention and recognition.

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Richard Power Colt

 

So I just watched the Guest and I was so happy to hear a familiar song in the movie:

 

 

The whole soundtrack is very 80s synth heavy. If you guys don't know, it's a 80s style thriller that released last year. With a name like "The guest" though, the movie didn't get a lot of attention.

 

Shame that song isn't in the actual game.

 

The guest looks promising, Cold In July is another great 80's inspired movie, it's actually set in the late 80's:

 

 

 

Those tracks should say enough. I still have to watch both movies. This whole 80's revival in music and especially film is slowly gathering more and more attention and recognition.

 

I very much liked the Guest. I think fans of Drive will enjoy it though it is in many ways a different type of film. The Guest is more of a straight up homage to 80s cinema. Hadn't heard of Cold in July btw. I've lately noticed that I enjoy thriller movies in general quite a bit so I'll probably be checking it out.

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Korpi

"All those moments will be lost in time...like tears in the rain."

- from "Blade Runner" (1982)

 

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Hyperglide

Riddlis drops another nuclear bomb of a track! Man!

 

 

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