A little less than a year after Klayton’s synthwave debut, Scandroid returns with its sophomore release Monochrome. If you’re a fan of the debut album, you’ll be pretty happy with this release. I can’t say you’ll find much growth and evolution on this album, and it is definitely still on the upbeat and peppy side of synthwave, which is by no means a bad thing. The standout track for me is certainly Rendezvous; it is dripping with sexy synth sounds, whispering female vocal accents, and a pulsing drum track. Covers for Thriller and Star Wars are OK but I’m not the biggest fan. Overall this is a solid release for Scandroid, but I hope the next album takes a little longer and we get something just a little more evolved.