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: Nargathrond

Track: Berath

Press Quotes: Excellent dark synth, horror-vibes, including heavy guitars, byne man army, based in the heart of the Thuringian Forest in Germany, Nargathrond.


Artist: TurboVCR

Track: Ultimatum

Press Quotes: After a 6 month hiatus since TurboVCR released a single, ‘Ultimatum’ is a return to the Darksynth roots he started with. And it’s a great return…


Artist: Motherwave

Track: Voidbreaker

Press Quotes: ‘VoidBreaker’ is about our daily lives within that industrial world we’ve built… The 10th track by Motherwave is an astonishing synthwave gem with intense sci-fi vibe!


Artist: From Apes To Angels

Track: The Most Alone (Feat. Craig Template)

Press Quotes: An ideal mix of synthwave and synth-pop by English synthpop/synthwave duo Millie Gaum and Andrew Brassleay, with synthpop’s Craig Template on vocals.



Track: Sans Everything

Press Quotes: The first single from upcoming full length album ‘Metamerism’, releasing on vaporwave and experimental prodigious label 100% Electronica. The single showcases Ramirez’s signature darkwave and metallic sound and DIY production ethos in new light, exhibiting punchy analog tape saturated percussion mixed with haunting pads and out-of-tune lead synthesis recalling themes of isolation and liminality.

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Curated by: Christos Doukakis