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: Jeff XR

Track: Wicks Theme

Press Quotes: A nostalgic and 80s-inspired synthwave track for dark neon-lit nights cruising through the city with no destination in mind.


Artist: Voie 81

Track: 1989

Press Quotes: The Parisian wave synthporn duo Voie 81 playing and totally inspired by the 1980s’analogical sound, pay their tribute to 1989, which symbolizes a pivotal stage, when everything has accelerated : technological, climate and enormous geopolitical changes.. Cries of freedom that remain engraved in our minds.


Artist: Simon Gabriel

Track: Humanity

Press Quotes: Simon Gabriel’s track is the ideal dose of (synthwave) escapism Humanity desperately needs this difficult period. On repeat!


Artist: Starlight83

Track: Melancholy

Press Quotes: Melancholy is a driving song with a lot of heart and many dreamy sounds. With Melancholy you have the possibility to escape from everyday life for a moment and let yourself drift with the retro sounds. Welcome to dreamwave heaven!


Artist: Retrokiller’85

Track: Nightfall

Press Quotes: A chill/funk vibe take on synthwave with bassline emphasis and lush pads. Alluring obsession!

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Curated by: Christos Doukakis