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If, like me, your childhood was in the 80s,

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After two long years of waiting, the Italy-based producer

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Neoslave is out with a brand new single, “Messiah!”



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Twice now we have sojourned into the benighted lands beyond. The perpetual twilight realm of “not much of an art budget” and the neighboring nightmare kingdom of “just draw or paint whatever you want, we have a deadline.” We came, we saw, we were disgusted and bewildered

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Chinatown. The densely populated original hood of Manhattan. The home of the knockoff Gucci purse, mixtape slingers, fresh tags, Chinatown Fair, Char Siu Buns and infamous Doyers street. In the 90's only a few of us sub-cultured recluses would dare venture outside of our uncomfortable ghettos to take the train

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Wowzers.  We are not sure if MUSE will fully implement the Retrowave sound in this next album, but we jolly well hope that they do. Just seeing this image alone made us fall out of our seats. Kyle Lambert (Famous for his Stranger Things Posters) provided this insane vision for the

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I've got good news and bad news, Retrofans. To follow the cliché, I'm going to lead with the bad news, because you've hung with me a long time and you can take it. The bad news is, I lied to you at the end of my last article about twisted-ass

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  Whether you were a child in the 70s, 80s, or 90s, animation – that is to say, cartoons – probably played a role in your formative years. I myself remember discovering He-Man and the Masters of the Universe at a very young age, then falling forward into almost every other

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In some of the older D&D books from the golden days of TSR (namely “1st edition” Advanced D&D), The few incredible images rendered by masters like Erol Otus are surrounded on all sides by what can best be described as “almost art.” It's either strange in tone, off-putting in its

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Presenting the Top Ten Album/ EP Covers of 2017.

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The art created by 1970’s and 80’s artist Patrick Nagel has been a massive influence in the scene. His overwhelmingly popular art continues to resonate throughout the New Retro Wave area, as some modern artists and mediums of art allude to his classic vibrant style. 

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How insane is this??!! Jeronimo Gomez created a masterpiece entitled "A Dark Jedi and a Renegade Princess" depicting Luke Skywalker, along with R2-D2 and C-3P0, with a lovely cyberpunk Blade Runner twist.

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Florian Renner's Retrowave video spanned a lot of inspiration and heavily impacted color schemes/ visuals for artists creating in the scene. Arslan Safiullin channels Florians' vision with an incredible revamp of the Ferrari Testarossa sports car.