Broadcasting live from Mexico City 24/7, Aftekator Radio features a variety of programming including Synthwave, Electronica, Retrowave, New Wave, Darkwave, Technopop, Synthpop and House.
The tagline of the Nordic friendly blog Cold War Night Life is “electronic music and culture”. In 2016, they released a multi-disc compilation album ‘Heresy: A Tribute To Rational Youth’ in honour of the Canadian synth trailblazers.
If you love it electronic, Rusty Egan’s weekly Friday evening show ‘The Electronic Family Tree’ on Artefaktor Radio is a must, recalling the spirit of his days as The Blitz Club’s resident DJ.
Rudi Esch’s book ‘Electri_City – The Düsseldorf School Of Electronic Music’ documented the city’s innovative and inspiring music scene. The book’s success has led to the release of several compilations and the annual Electri_City_Conference.
Les Disques du Crépuscule was founded in Brussels by journalists Michel Duval and Annik Honoré with designer Benoît Hennebert; their first release was the cosmopolitan cassette ‘From Brussels With Love’. Continuing the tradition, the label is now run by former employee James Nice.
Factory Benelux was the result of an informal arrangement made between Factory Records and Les Disques du Crépuscule, whereby the latter would release ‘spare’ recordings by Factory artists. The imprint was revived by James Nice and features more recent recordings by former Factory artists.
Happy Robots Records is a London based boutique indie label founded by Adam Cresswell and distributed by Cargo Records. It specialises in dreamy electronic robotpop, described as “Vintage-style electronica with a bedroom pop sensibility…”
Modern Synthpop is a blog published by Chuck Frey, an electronic music enthusiast from Wisconsin. It features many new artists inspired by classic acts such as DEPECHE MODE, PET SHOP BOYS, NEW ORDER and ERASURE.
mu:zines is a music magazine archive featuring vintage issues of Music Technology, Electronics & Music Maker, Sound On Sound, Electronic Soundmaker, One Two Testing and more. It uses a content management system to allows readers to easily search and browse article content.
A blog by Australian fan Dennis Remmer, this expansive archive document objectively has the mission statement of“Ceremony to Superheated: every New Order track revisited and reviewed”.
This DEPECHE MODE tribute act often play songs that the Basildon combo will never play again, while also featuring classic material that the real band now ruin with drums and noodling; so it is a win-win situation.
Presented by Rob Green, ‘The Synth Wave Show’ broadcasts fortnightly Wednesdays on Artefaktor Radio to feature new and classic electronic music of both synthpop and synthwave variants.
“We love electronic music” say Undo Records, the Athens based record company who continue the tradition of iconic labels like Factory and Mute with an attention to detail and a tasteful if occasionally eccentric design aesthetic.