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: Matti Charlton

Track: businesswoman in the 80s

Press Quotes: The title of this song is from a line in the song “turtleneck and blazer”, and it’s a perfect teaser of an expansive EP version to come in the future…


Artist: Sol Arctica

Track: Visitation

Press Quotes: Heavily influenced by the early 1980’s Japanese electronic synth era such as YMO & Ryuichi Sakamoto and elements of new-wave artists such as Japan, Gary Numan and Depeche Mode.


Artist: Antonator

Track: Shadows – Radio Edit

Press Quotes: Antonator’s latest production ‘Shadows’ kicks off with a hefty kickdrum and rhythmic cow bell tag team from the get-go which immediately distinguishes his unique take on dance music


Artist: Cartridge 1987

Track: Contact

Press Quotes: A stunning synthwave treat by the first solo project of Adrien, French artist and member of the band Grand Soleil (Pain Surprises / Nowadays Records).


Artist: Zak Vortex

Track: Heart Of Darkness

Press Quotes: The title track from the Miami Vice inspired EP by Zak Vortex, is a great retrowave gem to dream with eyes open!

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Curated by: Christos Doukakis