Tag Archives: Synthwave

AUDIO: Bloth Arkheim – “Darkest of Times”

Darkwave artist Bloth Arkheim’s latest single is about self-actualization. Shimmering curtains of synths shroud us with stormy hope; Arkheim sings of breaking out of the normative programming conditioned by society in favor of their true self. It’s a tune that embraces individuality in a culture of mass conformity. We hope to hear more from Bloth Arkheim in the near future.

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AUDIO: Lurk – “Illimitable Dominion”

Dungeon synth project Lurk has a new album out on Realm & Ritual. It’s five movements that detail a descent into Hell and back, concluding with the ultimate redemption. Created during quarantine, the record is metaphoric for the spiraling into instability that not only society suffered but many of us individually did as the pandemic took hold on our senses

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AUDIO: Black Challenger – “Radiance”

Dark synthwave artist Black Challenger is out with his second album today. Without any lyrics, “Radiance” dwells in the night-cloaked rapture of electronic ether. There’s not a single moment of under-confidence in adventure here; the Challenger knows exactly where he’s going at all times, and the result is an enthralling expedition with each movement. For those that don’t know, Black

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AUDIO: Nightfall Heroes – “Terminus”

Industrial synthwave duo Nightfall Heroes released a new single today. The heroes are up against a robotic behemoth and have to be strategic about how to take him down. There’s determination and wisdom embedded in this track, and you’ll walk away from it locked and loaded for a cybernetic apocalypse. Stay tuned to hear more from Nightfall Heroes in the

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AUDIO: BVSMV – “Rubicon”

Synthwave project BVSMV recently released a new single as part of a compilation on Triplicate Records. As many tunes from this artist explore the planes of space and time, “Rubicon” is a sparkling journey of geometric patterns. Invoking the feeling that you’re floating, BVSMV layers beds of synth like oceanic bliss. It’s some great electronic relaxation for you today.

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AUDIO: Slamhaus – “Slamwave”

Trip hop artist Slamhaus is out with a new record, and it’s his take on synthwave and cyberpunk. As such, these six tracks take us on a journey through computers and vast spaces. Slamhaus keeps the tempo at a comfortable walking speed, so you can definitely get your steps in with a relaxing yet determined pace. If you’re looking for

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AUDIO: Immortal Girlfriend – “Others”

Synthwave duo Immortal Girlfriend have a new tune out today to continue their recent streak. The song gives us the picture that visitors in the sky are coming, complete with helicopter and ambulance samples. The duo keeps their electric-ocean soundscape open but with a heavier, more industrial melody that picks up steam with keen senses of fear and wonder. We

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AUDIO: Black Challenger – “Vigilance”

William Bush of Immortal Girlfriend has a new dark-synth solo project, and he’s out with his first album. Entirely instrumental, he describes the record as “the soundtrack to vengeance and vigilance.” The project’s name refers not only to the car but to Bush’s mindset as he relates to the world. Some cuts are danceable, some are suspenseful, and some are

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AUDIO: Immortal Girlfriend Ft. Hailey Orion and Deezie Brown – “Friday Night”

Synthpop duo Immortal Girlfriend collaborated with two Texas natives, pop artist Hailey Orion and funk-hip hop artist Deezie Brown, on their latest single. Opening with nighttime crickets, the tune blossoms into a vibrant pop-wave with the feel of a midnight cruise. It twinkles with the atmospheric wonder Immortal Girlfriend have championed over the years. The cover art features ruby depictions

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