This year in synthwave we’ve seen some truly fantastic work from familiar producers – and much to our excitement – some equally amazing work from new faces altogether. As the retro synthwave genre continues to grow, it is important that credit is given where credit is due. Without further ado, here is DRIVE Radio’s top ten albums of 2015. Happy New Year!

 

TOP 5 MOST ANTICIPATED 2016 ALBUMS

 

PERTURBATOR – The Uncanny Valley

LAZERHAWK – Dream Rider

WAVESHAPER – NA

ABSOLUTE VALENTINE – Police Heartbreaker

JORDAN F – NA

 

TOP 10 2015 ALBUMS

Various Artists – Kung Fury Soundtrack

 

 

POWER GLOVE – EP II

                                                                                                       

 

GUNSHIP – Gunship

                                                                                                         

 

WAVESHAPER – Exploration 84

                                                                                                         

 

STREET FEVER – Afflications

                                                                                                         

 

PHASERLAND – Resemblance In Machine

                                                                                                         

 

VHS GLITCH – Halloween Strangers

                                                                                                         

 

DYNATRON – Aeternus

                                                                                                         

 

ATREY – Body Talk