This song absolutely rules. I ordered the vinyl that comes out tomorrow. It's the newest release from numero that features songs like this and the vinyl looks like an old nintendo cartridge with the sleeve
So I know this isn't exactly a pure "synthwave" artist but
Gesaffelstein released his first album in six years the other weekend and... I kinda feel like he's been listening to a whole lot of Daft Punk, Power Glove and Kavinsky in his downtime. This stuff is a pretty far cry from his hyperaggressive industrial techno. It's synthwave as fuck.
Speaking of songs that aren't synthwave but secretly are, some Carly Rae Jepsen (yes, really) songs are definitely up there. If you listen to the instrumentals in this one for example, it's pure synthwave disguised as pop:
Seen them twice, including their first every live show. Believe me, it's worth the trek.
If the show is one of the few shows featuring Nikki Flores, then you MUST go. She only makes the shows even better.