SynthCity is a column, that will feature 5 recent electronic gems, that belong to synthwave, retrowave, darksynth, dreamwave or even vaporwave genres. Get prepared for a space-time journey, and for better results, unbury your rusty AMIGA-500 or AKAI from the cellar…. Press play on tape!

Artist: Berkan Cesur

Track: Tarlabash

Press Quotes:  Electronic music producer from Istanbul Berkan Cesur’s ‘Tarlabash’ is an exquisite mix of heavy bass with synthwave, and is about “the most infamous downtown of Istanbul, full of crime, drugs and poverty”.


Artist: Love Command 0

Track: Providence

Press Quotes: The third single from the Irish husband and wife duo,  Love Command 0’s debut album ‘Integration’ (out early 2023), ‘Providence’, is a heavy synthwave treat with cyberpunk ethos and a lovely accompanying visualizer, vital for “Mad Max” addicts!


Artist: Waves_On_Waves

Track: Pale Blue Skies

Press Quotes: A great synth-pop/synthwave gem by Waves_On_Waves (from the album ‘Live Wire On The Sunset Strip’), which was written while driving around the Hollywood Hills during the summer time. A song just right for all “new romantics”!


Artist: Urban Heat

Track: Have You Ever? (feat. Party Nails)

Press Quotes: Austin three-piece synth pop meets post punk trio Urban Heat collaborates with Los Angeles based synth/alt pop producer/songwriter Party Nails, and the result is an impeccable post punk/synthwave/synth-pop fusion that will stay under your skin for days!


Artist: Alonewolf

Track: IS200

Press Quotes: British artist Alonewolf’s ‘IS200’ is a stunning banger that according to its creator is “reminiscent of late 90s electronic music with a synthwave/cyberpunk aesthetic and a homage to a cool car from that era”. Instant crush!

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Curated by: Christos Doukakis