California-based electronic artist Coast 80, releases ‘New Wave’, a retrospective of his IDM and Synthwave works from 2016-2019
Coast 80 is an electronic artist from Bakersfield, California that has released a compilation of his previous tracks from 2016 onward. There’s a distinct ‘wave’ style that amalgamates shades of Tycho, Boards of Canada, Synthwave, and the like. Not as subversive as BoC, and not as cheese-ball as VHS dreams – but somewhere uniquely in between. A sound which can only be described as ‘Central Valley’. The hip hop influence is unmistakable. If you are a fan of any of the aforementioned acts, then you’ll be presently surprised by this album.
‘The New Wave’ is on Bandcamp, and less than the price of a Zoolander orange mocha frappuccino.
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