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80s style synth-pop/electro synth/cyberpunk music

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ipukespiders

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Oh man, I just discovered this thread, but I love this style of music. There is nothing better to listen to for racing games.
 
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TrainedRage

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Oh man, I just discovered this thread, but I love this style of music. There is nothing better to listen to for racing games.
I fully agree with the racing games sentiment. I think the music is the best thing about The Crew 2, aside from the map. And most racing games have a good bit of this style of music in it. Keeps my feet and legs constantly tapping up and down. :geek: I like your Avatar lol (y)
 
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EviLore

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I fully agree with the racing games sentiment. I think the music is the best thing about The Crew 2, aside from the map. And most racing games have a good bit of this style of music in it. Keeps my feet and legs constantly tapping up and down. :geek: I like your Avatar lol (y)
Racing games and racing IRL too. Well, for spirited driving at least. Obviously when it's a life and death sort of situation you want to have all your senses focused and hear engine sounds, tire squeal, and other cars around you at the absolute limit, so you generally don't want to have Spotify on when it reaaaallly counts, but rocking some Kavinsky on hot laps or the countryside mountain pass will get you in the zone real well. :goog_cool:
 

TrainedRage

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Racing games and racing IRL too. Well, for spirited driving at least. Obviously when it's a life and death sort of situation you want to have all your senses focused and hear engine sounds, tire squeal, and other cars around you at the absolute limit, so you generally don't want to have Spotify on when it reaaaallly counts, but rocking some Kavinsky on hot laps or the countryside mountain pass will get you in the zone real well. :goog_cool:
Yeah I can imagine that would be ideal. You race? I have always wanted to try going to a track or renting a car for some more rigorous driving.
I have a few motorcycles and listening to this music while riding is a feeling like no other. (y)
 
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/r/cyberpunk_music on Reddit has hours upon hour's of good stuff if anyone has missed that place.


nicolas winding refn movies usually have synth wave sound tracks too
 
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ipukespiders

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This is my absolute favorite synthwave song at the moment. Enjoy.
Yeah, this is awesome!
As a child of the 70s/80s I wish we had such great music then. Or at least, I didn't have any kind of access to anything other than what was playing on the local radio station. Or my older siblings playing ABBA :(
The real 80s sucked.
 
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Just noticed this thread! Hello synth brothers. I see FM Attack posted on this last page, so that's a good sign.

I love 80s music, whether it's organic or synthetic, so synthwave and all the other words have been a blessing. Anyone have recommendations for songs/albums that have vocals? I have plenty of instrumental material, but full songs are much harder to find.
 

TrainedRage

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Just noticed this thread! Hello synth brothers. I see FM Attack posted on this last page, so that's a good sign.

I love 80s music, whether it's organic or synthetic, so synthwave and all the other words have been a blessing. Anyone have recommendations for songs/albums that have vocals? I have plenty of instrumental material, but full songs are much harder to find.
Check out The Midnight ...
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-sM_PLqzgktdUcW2LEKKkQ
 

TrainedRage

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Retro Bump....


While this is not typically the 'retro synth wave' I do consider this retro synth music.
LMNC is not using any automation aside from loops and sequencers. Its all analog and could have easily been made in the 80's.


I have been jamming on this song for a bit now as well.
 

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Hi new here

Subbing to this , tons of pages to go through. I mostly like Metal Music so a lot of industrial type stuff is what I gravitate to but it doesn’t always feel Cyberpunky enough, but I then heard Carpenter Brut which kind of Mixes Metal & Cyberpunk/Sythwave Music.

So I then made my way through Youtube & did what everyone does click whatever is suggested there, some Synth stuff I like but if it’s too Synthpop It’s not my thing. The problem is YouTube’s algorithm is rubbish.

At least now it is all here in one place.
 

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Hi new here

Subbing to this , tons of pages to go through. I mostly like Metal Music so a lot of industrial type stuff is what I gravitate to but it doesn’t always feel Cyberpunky enough, but I then heard Carpenter Brut which kind of Mixes Metal & Cyberpunk/Sythwave Music.

So I then made my way through Youtube & did what everyone does click whatever is suggested there, some Synth stuff I like but if it’s too Synthpop It’s not my thing. The problem is YouTube’s algorithm is rubbish.

At least now it is all here in one place.

Speaking of which, Poppy's new EP came out today and it's mostly Electro-Industrial and definitely close to Dark Synthwave half the time. So I figured this thread would be interested:



 

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La prohibida released a new album this year called "Ruido" (Noise) and it has some great stuff in it. It's mostly vocal synthwave/italo disco sang in Spanish, but I guess even if you don't understand the lyrics, you may like it. She's a trans artist and has become a gay icon in Spain. These are the singles from her new album so far:

Bouvet with Victor Algora:

Ruido:

But this is her biggest hit so far from her previous album "100k Años de Luz" (100k Years of Light). This song was a huge hit with the gay community in Spain:

Baloncesto:

And another one from that album, with arcade machines and a DeLorean:

Ganas de Matar:
 
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Song make me want to kill people (in video games you psychos)


My god does it start to thump at the halfway point. Glad I discovered Maximum Love!
 
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I have been following this thread for years. Any objections if I move it to the new Communities section? Seems better than OT given how long it has been going?
 
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