Music

Playlist Of The Week: Synthwave

To start the new year with a new beginning, we decided to make a weekly music digest for you. We’ll talk about music genres, styles or tracks, or tricks. But not only. Each article contains a playlist. Listen and enjoy it for free 🙂

For a start, let me take you into the world of electronic music. Rather, to draw your attention today to something specific. So, let’s have a ride on a big synth(esizer) wave.

Synthwave is an instrumental genre based on electronic instruments such as analog synthesizers. It started in the middle of 2000s as a nostalgia act for 1980s culture with its movies, games and specific style.

The second conceptual core of synthwave stands for technology and science. But what does it have in common with the music? The answer is simple. If you try to recall movies or culture of that time, certain things will immediately come to mind. Such as futuristic cars, science fiction, computers, neon lights. Synthwave conveys all that with amazing precision.

What mood would this music go well with? Here are some categories that popped into my mind: action, intense, aggressive, uplifting or chill.

You can find exactly these ones or discover more yourself at icons8.com/music

Feel free to use this music for your videos. But check the licensing terms 😉 Do not forget to mention us once your work is ready. We will be happy to share your video on our social media 🙂

About the author: Lisa Zelenskaya, music producer at Fugue. Passionate about music and media. She explores new genres, styles, and musicians even in her spare time. She also loves teaching kids and presenting new artists to the audience.

Title photo from Moose Photo Stock

icons8

Share
Published by
icons8

Recent Posts

Designing a Halloween landing page with 3D illustrations

Want to stand out on Halloween? Go 3D! 3D pumpkins, ghosts, zombies, and other spooky…

2 days ago

How to make an animated illustration in After Effects

Animation adds dynamics and variety to the design. Designers often animate details in their projects,…

3 days ago

How to create a neon effect in Lunacy

Digital designers are widely using the neon effect to engage users and convey the mood.…

1 week ago

Beautiful autumn illustrations for UI, web, email, and inspiration

If seasons were brands, autumn for sure would have one of the most outstanding style…

3 weeks ago

E-commerce homepage design: the best practices

Your homepage is often the first time customers have an opportunity to judge your brand.…

3 weeks ago

Five basic composition rules for photographers

There are no hard and fast rules for how to compose a photograph. But there…

4 weeks ago

This website uses cookies.