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Synthpop: These Are The 10 Best Synthpop Songs

Ever since the introduction of the modular synthesizer by Robert Moog, the history of music had been changed forever. As electronic music continues its rise to fame, none of this could have been done without the early pioneers of different sound and modular synthesizers. As synthesizers began to gain popularity over the years, this helped create new genres of music, such as synthpop, electronic music, and much of the pop music we hear today.

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What Is Synthpop?

Synthpop (short for synthesizer pop) also known as techno-pop is a subgenre of new wave music that first became popular in the late 1970s. With a synthesizer as the main instrument behind the genre, synth-pop began to go mainstream with the help of progressive rock and electronic bands like Kraftwerk. While synthpop is also known to be like electropop, the new wave of this genre were bands like Alphaville and A-Ha.

Synthpop Artists

Synthpop has taken over many waves throughout the years. Synthpop bands and artists include Kraftwerk, A-Ha, Alphaville, Depeche Mode, New Order, Pet Shop Boys, The Buggles, Eurythmics, M83, Devo, MGMT, The Postal Service, Cut Copy, The Killers, Felix da Housecat, and a number of other synthpop artists.

Best Synthpop Songs

a-ha – Take On Me

Kraftwerk – The Model

Pet Shop Boys – West End Girls

Kraftwerk – Computer Love

New Order – Bizarre Love Triangle

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Depeche Mode – Enjoy The Silence

OMD – Enola Gay

Eurythmics – Sweet Dreams

Giorgio Moroder feat. Donna Summer – i Feel Love

New Order – Blue Monday

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