Original Synths

Nightshifter

In the immediate past, Hawaiians used the moon for navigation purposes.  MacLane, wearing a loose fitting tropical shirt, only wants to use it to charm the pants off his date.  Anything to take his mind off of Bianca.  That girl is nothing but trouble ...

 

Neon Nox - Syndicate Shadow

Welcome to the Daytona 500, the Superbowl of motor racing,” the announcer’s voice booms onto the track. “Pace Yourself,” Jon “Neon” Nox says as a reminder.  He tightens his grip on the steering wheel and notices for the first time that afternoon  ...

 

Dream Shore - Another Time

Another Time", is a story behind multiple situations that all people deal with daily, such as relationships, struggles in life and the need to be more then what we currently are. Within time we eventually find what we've all been looking for, to belong, to ...

 

Blaze of Gunfire - Summer Nights Album

Tim Ashburg, curly-headed and face full of freckles, closes his eyes.  It’s been a day. The first day back is always rough. But, as a sophomore, there’s something different.  His high school sucks. And the homework is just ...

 

Stieglitz - Album Cover

Getting lost in the cemetery was not Haley’s idea of a good time.  Damn it, Frank, she thought to herself as she untangled her tennis shoes from yet another thorny patch of weeds.  A girl has her limits.  And, out here on a moonless night on Friday the 13th  ...

 

ByteMapper's Devil on the Dancefloor

"Dan Dare, a high school freshman in love with a junior, knows that he has to do it.  He must make his presence known to the girl of his dreams  ...

 

Die Scum Inc. - Everending Summer

Do you always drive by night?" She said, looking at him with a worrying gaze. "Yes." He took a drag from his half burned cigarette while gazing the city lights below. "Isn't that dangerous? Especially in your line of work?" She turned her eyes to the city ...

 

LA Nights - Save the City

This city breathes steel and spits fire.  It is a dangerous place where even the strong struggle.  But it is not without melody.  You hear its voice caught falling from the night.  Sleeping with the windows open, you feel fully aware and alive.  The highs in its  ...

 

Occam's Laser New Blood - Music Review

What if a form of control was manufactured through a synthetic new blood. Recipients of this blood would only find out too late to change their fate. Pumping cautiously through the veins of its host; taking hold like the gentle ebbing of the tide. Imprisoned from the inside, there’s no chance to escape the New Blood ...

 

MacReady's 2600- Music Review

2600 is an expedition to the deepest reaches of space and time in search for past glory days that may not even exist. Does this leave the future destined for dystopia, or will a shred of hope be found at the end of this journey?”...

 

Darknaut Afterdark Machine - Music Review

It was due to the constant sense of moving.  That’s why Scott Anchors became an astronaut.  He dreamed of bursting through the force that held him in place for so long.  He never thought it would end up like this.  Captured.  Probed.  Studied.   ...

 

Watch out for Snakes - Album Cover

Sometimes your weakness... becomes your greatest strength. An accident left you hospitalized and alone. Zero chance of survival. An ideal candidate for an experimental cybernetic implant surgery. But there were unforeseen... complications ...

 

Edictum - Passage Back

“These days, caused by bad prospects on many levels, 80s pop culture offers a sanctuary for numerous people, who yearn for a positive future. ...

 

Wolf Club - Chasing the Storm

Do you always drive by night?" She said, looking at him with a worrying gaze. "Yes." He took a drag from his half burned cigarette while gazing the city lights below. "Isn't that dangerous? Especially in your line of work?" She turned her eyes to the city ...

 

Ferus Melek - Decay of the Mainframe - Music Review

Mr. Franklin Kelp is a lonely man. He has a job, mind you, but it is managing paperwork and he needs not talk to other people. His co-workers, noticing the same crisp white collared shirt and slacks being worn every single day, keep their distance ...

 

Jack Maniak Coce 403 - Music Review

This is a landscape of ash. Dark sunrises and even darker sunsets await those who venture out into this toxic wasteland. Some occupants, too poor to afford the rent as an off-lander, have no choice but to wander below as ravagers with breathing apparatuses covering ...

 

Neon Black's Wet Dreams

It is a bright summer morning. Mom and Dad are at work. You have the house all to yourself. The day ahead is full of endless possibilities. Baseball at noon. Biking up to the dam in an hour. Whatever you want. But you can’t get your mind off of the mystery  ...

 

InquisThere is a lone figure walking the street of this nameless city. No other soul dares walk this stretch of road so early in the morning. Not when the fog is this thick. Traffic lights aren’t even visible. But this man, wrapped in a trench coat, navigates the ...

 

Atom Force - after-dark

Come on up to the house. The sun is setting on the beginning of a fabulous weekend. For the three girls at the center of this tale of transformation, the beginning steps of this secluded setting was easy enough. All that was required was a ...

 

Gor Flsh

Sssshhhh. Listen. It is there, sliding down in between the falling rain. The End of Days is pouring down upon us. There will be no escape from the twisted and tortured existence as the kingdom of Man gives way to the rise of Beasts.  ...

 

Facexhugger sci-fi Violence

This is the imaginary scene that plays out in my mind when I listen to FacexHugger’s new release, Sci-Fi Violence. Already a favorite on the rotation, this album is a straight up killer at establishing a mood that screams into the shadows that surround this fictionalized search party. Space doesn’t want you ...

Dimi Kaye's Dangerous

Do you always drive by night?" She said, looking at him with a worrying gaze. "Yes." He took a drag from his half burned cigarette while gazing the city lights below. "Isn't that dangerous? Especially in your line of work?" She turned her eyes to the city ...

 

DREDDD Black Goat Pt 2

It is the roll of thunder against an open sky. Booming into the distance with a machine gun-like progression of beats and noise. This is the sound of the future. Dark clouds are gathering above. It is as if the lone figure thrashing about below them has ordered this congregation ...

 

Dream Shore - Resilience

 "In the day, a place of dreams and leisure, surrounding the city with glamorous subtropical paradises. At night a place of mystery and adventure, where the city streets hold wonderful places to visit with neon lights and art throughout the area.  Near the ocean shores of Miami Florida, Dream Shore "

Ididor: Lord of the Synth - What you Need

"It was the year 3218. Life on Earth has changed. The era of transhumanism was upon us. Extreme breakthroughs in human augmentation led the Earth's nation into a frenzy. The transhumans were starting to attack the humans in an attempt to purge the nation believing that humans were ..."

 

Le Louvre - Music Review

A man with a slick hairstyle, neat and clean around the edges, chomps down on a loaded burrito. He’s standing at the corner of a crowded street. Some of it falls to the cracked sidewalk at his loafers. Thankfully, it misses his suit. The other cop, in a Hawaiian shirt and cool shades, grimaces ...

 

DREDDD Black Goat Pt 2

Braddock, Pennsylvania. A young man, sensitive to the sunlight, has moved to the neighborhood. This is an idyllic area of this blue-collar town. Children play in fenced-in yards. Families picnic on the weekend. Sundays are honored with church attendance. And, on Monday, the adults go ...

 

Glitch Black's Emergent Behavior - review

There is a war raging. Endless. Brutal. Lasers pierce human flesh. Severed hands, heads, and feet lay intertwined in piles of wires and plastics. The smell of burning flesh is overwhelming and the screams STILL echo down the stairs and through the air ducts. There is no safe space. There is only fear, stale breath, and the sound of machines busy at their dark work ...

Gregorio Franco Cover Art

There is a darkness to this place. A Hellhole that infects everyone. It spreads like cancer, covering everything in a sticky stain of venom ... with just a hint of nihilism.

Look closely and you will see a small child, its sex is indeterminable, but its fear is not. The child shivers. It is up against a cold steel wall.  This strange place is not unlike a cage. A silent scream is frozen in its expression and its eyes.

Lyde

One release.  Three songs.  Fifteen minutes.  And I can't stop grinning.  This is good; this is real good. The synthwave scene NEEDS this release. There is a hunger heard in Lyde’s expertly organized arpeggiations; a fierceness of raw power that stealthily decimates all would-be contenders. Not that there isn’t ...

 

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