Gear, techniques and practical advice to get into Synthwave

I had a very interesting interview with MUSICnGEAR.“Getting into Synthwave: Gear, Techniques and Practical Advice from Established Artists.” I’m in good company with Dana Jean Phoenix, MORGAN WILLIS and ArvoParty. Vincenzo Salvia Producer/Composer (featured in Stranger Things 3) Musicngear: What gear you would recommend for a synthwave setup? Nowadays VSTs have reached a phenomenally high level of emulation, and … Continue reading Gear, techniques and practical advice to get into Synthwave

“Out now” is out now!

I was waiting for this moment just to say it:"OUT NOW" IS OUT NOW!Available on digital on Bandcamp and the main stores. They call her the Queen of Milan. She is a Devil capable of destroying any man who wrongs her, and an Angel to any man willing to pay her price. She could have … Continue reading “Out now” is out now!

Malta, I’m coming!

It's official now!I'll play in Malta (at The Garage, Ħaz-Zebbug) with Powder Slut, FC 1980 and K.A.R.R. on February 1st. Synthwave Things is the first ever synthwave concert in Malta featuring 4 live acts, local and foreign, brought to you by Retro Future Island and Dark Malta Festival. Click here to join the event on … Continue reading Malta, I’m coming!

“Weekend” on cassettes and minidiscs!

As you read on my post some days ago (here) "Weekend" has been pressed on vinyl by Timeslave Recordings and we thought that something was still missing... It's an album conceived for traveling, so you will need to listen to it in a portable device. I mean, one of those we used to have back … Continue reading “Weekend” on cassettes and minidiscs!

“Weekend” on vinyl!

New year has started with turbo! 200 copies of my latest full-length album “Weekend” are already available on timeslaves.bandcamp.com for a special price until Friday. Click on the picture to get your copy! Enjoy your weekend.

It’s the best time of the year to celebrate Xmas – they say.

I'm super excited to share the synthwave bundle made by me and Powder Slut for Groupees. Click here to see the bundle. How does this work?You can get some of our releases for a really ridiculous price and we support the Animal Welfare Institute charity.Let me explain! - For $1 you get:Voyage, Summer Love, Atlantis, … Continue reading It’s the best time of the year to celebrate Xmas – they say.

My memories from the Retro Future Festival 2019, London

I'm back in Milan after 2 magic days in London. Magic and intense, I'd say.The Retro Future Festival 2019 was definitely perfect to me in every aspect: great line up, great venue, great organization, lots of friends and an insanely wonderful public.I felt like at home (with less pizza and more drinks...) I started at … Continue reading My memories from the Retro Future Festival 2019, London

Recensione (ITA): “Weekend” su Rock.it!

E' passato ormai un annetto dall'uscita di Weekend ed ho chiesto una recensione a Rock.it solo ora ma, visto che faccio musica retro, dovrei essere scusato.Questa recensione mi piace particolarmente, sia per il modo in cui l'album è stato "sentito", sia perché è arrivata all'alba prima della terza stagione di Stranger Things ed il buon … Continue reading Recensione (ITA): “Weekend” su Rock.it!

New Release: “Galactica”, a space-themed adventurous track!

I know, I've been silent for a while, but there are some good excuses: I'll come back soon with many and many news.Let's start with this brand new release!It's an epic and adventurous track, titled "Galactica" (yeah, I know you're thinking about the Rockets, but I can say they inspired me in a certain way)."Galactica" … Continue reading New Release: “Galactica”, a space-themed adventurous track!

Interview: Neon Drive, Episode 11

Dear friends, I'm back with this interview for Neon Drive. Jake asked me some questions by mail and here are my answers, together with this cool episode featuring many tracks to listen to. Here we go!(My part starts at 45 minutes) You've been releasing synthwave music under the Vincenzo Salvia name since 2012, how would … Continue reading Interview: Neon Drive, Episode 11