80's Revival: Synthwave/Vapor/Future/Chillwave/Retro-Electro/Outrun/Etc.

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    Synthwave the head moniker for the rapidly growing and popular newer Electronic music to come out in recent years. It's almost as if the 80's never left and we've come full circle.

    So what is Synthwave and it's various sub-genres? There's lots such as the chilled back melodies and slower BPM of Chillwave or Vaporwave which has more funk or jazz inspired melodies. Outrun which is generally a faster BPM then traditional Synthwave good for driving or getting your blood pumping. Take a look below at the provided link for more information.

    Some popular Synth guys. Kavinsky, Perturbator, Power Glove, Lazerhawk, Protector 101, Mega Drive, Trevor Something, Le Cassette, Sellorekt/LA Dreams, Dance with the Dead, Gost, Scattle, Dan Terminus, Makeup and Vanity Set.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Synthwave

    Example of Future/Neo-80's


    Example of Outrun


    Example of Chillwave


    Synthwave


    Ex. Darkwave


    Vapor
     
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    It's back..the 80's are back!





     
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    A few more of my faves..





     
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    Love a lot of these bands. Started out with the post-punk, dark wave, and new wave revival from the early 2000's with Interpol, The Editors, She Wants Revenge, etc., then bands like Deerhunter and Beach House experimented with different sounds, then came a mix of new wave revival bands like Wild Nothing, and Chillwave and the like with Neon Indian, Toro y Moi, and Com Truise, Washed Out with their chill sound, plus bands like Phantogram using that electric dancey alternative sound, and all the other genres taking in the best of the late 70's to early 90's.
    I really love the synth revival.

    I haven't heard of some of these, thanks for this.
     
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    I'm Suprised this hasnt been posted yet.



     
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    Great thread bro









     
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    Took long enough eh Zer and Gene??

    Some of my faves..





    No prob buddy! Great post Toro, Neon Indian and Com Truise are some of my fave producers. You should also check out HOME, Luxury Elite and PowercuT (as seen in OP) if you like that type of music.
     
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    Hey guys maybe this is the perfect thread for me to get a little help. I went to a alternative/Goth club (My GF is into that whole scene) and they were playing some jamming ass song (Or maybe I was a little too drunk) that all the ladies were dancing too and having a good time. It was like pure 80's synthpop kind of song. In the music video there was a girl like in neon 80's clothes and headband and some dude with some goofy ass 80's hair looking like a straight douche popped collar. He was on the hook too I think singing but just like a phrase real quick I think. The Chorus was weird because it was like random gibberish the chick would sing "Radimidimeniemdie" or something weird like that. I thought it was 80's Madonna but naa no way it was. If you guys have any idea help me out pwease. Here are some songs from that same club that ppl seem to like, pretty cool thread.








     
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    Not really helping with those suggestions. What did the hair look like? Spikey? Flock of Seagulls? Slicked back? Was it at a dance studio? Was the girl wearing jeans or workout clothes?? Need more info.



     
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    Shout out to NewRetroWave and LuigiDonatello my two favorite channels.

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    I love this shit.
     
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    It this meant to be dance and club music? It is kind of hard to dance to these songs aint it? Forgive me for my ignorance
     
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    Excellent thread... finally I can give free reign to my passion for italo & cosmic synthie music.

    Here are some of my favs:




     
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    Love this shit


     
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    Problem with all these synth tracks is a lot of video producers use the same clips.. :p I remember a video for Dakarius' Night Race which used the same clip. But YouTube took it down. Probably flagged :rolleyes:

    If you guys want some great driving music I made an Outrun playlist on the Tube.

    https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLJOxj3qq3XVY6NAIDZzhkIQbyJrnHRINZ
     
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    Dance with the dead is very good. Check out MASK.
     
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    I'm a huge cyberpunk fan, just recently got into Synthwave and I've been enjoying. Lately I've been listening to Perturbator.

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    Not sure if these count ,but i like em

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    Sweet list, I like outrun! There is almost an endless supply of appropriate clips to use from movies and tv shows, particularly from the early 80's. All it takes is a little exploration. It's not my call though.





     
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    Some twisted darkwave. Great for Halloween.


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    Aw hell yeah! love this music.
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    Sometimes these things take a little time.

    I don't believe that it sticks to one formula. That's what makes it great.





     
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    Pretty much the entire soundtrack for hotline miami 2 is awesome
     
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    Hell ya. I found out about a lot of my fave producers from the first game like Scattle and Perturbator.




    lmao Protector 101 is complete jokes. Calling out Kavinsky..



    Check out those comments from Lazerpunk and Perturbator. I love this genre, the producers are so down to earth lmao..

    https://youtu.be/uATAYbRjQvI?t=23m5s
     
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    Recently found this track...maybe it fits into this genre?

     
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    Been listening to Wastelands a lot lately. That track Memories is mind-blowing

     
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