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What is The State of Synth?

TSOS is a weekly live synthwave radio show on Nightride FM. It’s one part news show, two parts music, with interviews and just a touch of old time serial radio. It’s funny, surreal, yet hugely informative and features great music from synthwave’s best artists.

The State of Synth is an all Live Event

The State of Synth is a live show with live interviews, live banter, and live crowd participation. Because of this, guests are highly encouraged to jump in our chats (YouTube or IRC) and come for the fun. Our shows feature live shout-outs as well as free giveaways. Come be a part of it!

Your Best Source for Synthwave News, Album Releases, and Touring Info

When it all comes down to it, there is no better source for new music, events, and news than The State of Synth. We consistently deliver the freshest, music and keep you well informed on all that’s going on in the synthwave scene. not only will you find great new releases, you can also look forward to never heard before exclusive tracks and music premieres.

The State of Synth Features Amazing Guests

What’s a good show without a great guest? Each week we feature a special guest from the synthwave scene. Over the years we have had some really amazing guests on the show. Some of our past guests included the following:

Nina • Makeup and Vanity Set • Robert Parker • W O L F C L U B • Yota • Bunny X • Megan McDuffy • Michael Oakley • Thought Beings • Primo The Alien • Max Cruise • Kick Puncher • Jonathan Belle • Elevate The Sky • Retro Revolutions • and more



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S8E15 - Season Finale
  • S8E15 - Season Finale

    S8E15 - Season Finale

    Dec 28, 2022 • 02:51:09

    Groot and Neon Fawkes chat with The Paradise Arcade and artists VIKI.

  • S8E14 - For The Love of Meat Pies

    S8E14 - For The Love of Meat Pies

    Dec 28, 2022 • 01:40:45

    Dennis and Neon Fawkes welcome Australian synthwave artist Killstarr to the show to talk about his music.

  • S8E13 - Pigs and Berries

    S8E13 - Pigs and Berries

    Dec 16, 2022 • 02:04:09

    Dennis and Jules finally get a chance to chat with NRW recording artist Mecha Maiko. They chatted about her music, her new album NOT OKAY, and spending time "off the grid."