Photographer is the 2nd track of my new album and the 1st single.

Neon Prince, my 2nd album, is a 10-track album, all ready to go. I can send you a link to preview it if you want.

Release date is TBA (fall 2020) according with the label.

I'd be really excited to work with you. 

There are lyrics of the song available, or you can make new ones if you wish.

This album has strong synthwave and cyberpunk influences. It's inspired by my trip to Japan last year. 

It's set in a near future, and tells of a photographer, Kazuhiko, who lives in Shinjuku, Tokyo. 

He is passionate about neon lights, dark atmospheres, he dreams of capturing the perfect light in the night, but maybe the real search is in the darkness within himself...


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Hi, I'm Valerio from Italy.

I make music as  N E O N T E N I C  .  


Label: Timeslave Records (UK)

Genre: synthwave, darkwave, cyberpunk

Hometown: Milan, Italy

Influences: Nine Inch Nails, Gary Numan, Gunship, Mitch Murder



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Released November 1st 2019, it's my synthwave debut album.

Released June 5th 2020 on cassette on Timeslave Records

They were sold out in 16 hours. 

The album is the soundtrack for a sick 80s Outrun themed ebook, settled in Los Angeles of 2084. Each track is a chapter in the story. 
It's available to read for free here:

It reached 100000+ plays on Spotify in the first week after release.

Made with love with analog synthesizers.

Listen to it HERE.


2° best debut album of 2019 on Retrowave Touch, one of the greatest synthwave communities


"Neontenic's "Synthmonster" is a blazing and brilliant album among the synthwave community. From a no-name producer comes this phenomenally produced album with extremely well produced content and addicting beats..." - Brutal Resonance


"An exciting outrun album with thick synthesizer sounds..." Interview for


"This was quite a shocking release to me when it came out." Included in best 15 albums of 2019 by Brutal Resonance 


Video interview for ZeroLink Podcast, London



I started playing the piano when I was 6. After 15 years of study and several concerts as a solo pianist and composer, I discovered synthesizers and electronic music.

My first electronic projects date back to 2008. 

In all these years I have participated and played live at hundreds of events throughout Italy. 

In 2018 I decided to dedicate myself totally to synthwave music and to take on the new Neontenic identity.

I released SYNTHMONSTER, my first synthwave album, on November 1st 2019 as independent musician. 

I manage one of the biggest Instagram pages dedicated to the imaginary of synthwave and cyberpunk, with today more than 128K followers. 




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