Furio Playlists: Dreampop & Synthwave

From pulsing beats and eerie synths to mystifying walls of sound.

From the legacy of the eighties come many new subgenres with new twists. Dreampop and synthwave have given birth to some of the best new bands for theatrical atmosphere, delving into science fiction, fantasy, and the surreal as well as all too real human emotions. This playlist travels sonically from moody cityscapes to fantasy worlds which exist only in your imagination.

From pulsing beats and eerie synths to mystifying walls of sound, this playlist is the fruit of synthpop’s evolution via the voices of its most creative pioneers today. Lush layers of vocals, tight drumbeats, and intertwining synth lines tie together this collection of vignettes of the current scene. Mix in philosophical musings, cryptic lyrics on life and love, and internal dreamscapes, and there is something to represent all the most exciting parts of the movement.

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