2019 • 1 HR 22 MIN • Documentary | Music •
Narrated by iconic director John Carpenter, The Rise Of The Synths travelled to nine countries to interview the scene’s biggest stars and original trailblazers. The film explores the roots of the now breakout Synthwave scene, charting its humble online and underground beginnings to its impact on today’s pop culture.So what is Synthwave? An irresistible blend of nostalgia and music; of creative processes and cultural references; of reappropriation and legitimate creation. More than a random revival, Synthwave has become a celebration of shared memories, with an ever-evolving sound now emerging as a chart topping worldwide retro cultural phenomenon.
Starring: Rubén Martínez Martínez, John Carpenter
Directed By: Iván Castell