10 synth-infused covers to warm your cold heart before this November's 'Darker Waves' festival

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This year's Darker Waves Festival will hit Huntington Beach, CA on November 18 featuring tons of New Wave and Dark Wave acts from the 80s, 90s, and beyond -- and we're putting together a quick playlist of covers from favorites in the genre that will help warm your cold heart while making the trip out west.

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New Order and Tears For Fears are set to headline the inaugural Darker Waves Festival this year at Huntington Beach City Beach in Huntington Beach, CA on November 18, 2023 also featuring performances from over 30 bands across three stages including The B-52’s, Echo and the Bunnymen, Soft Cell, DEVO, OMD, The Psychedelic Furs, The Cardigans, X, Christian Death, Violent Femmes, The English Beat, She Wants Revenge, Clan Of Xymox, Kavinsky, Cold Cave, and more.

Scroll below to check out some of the genre's best takes on tracks from The Rolling Stones, Madonna, Phil Collins, Rod Stewart and more.

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