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Definition of the noun Synthpop
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noun - plural: synthpops
- A style of popular music in which the synthesizer is the dominant musical instrument.
Synthpop is a genre of popular music that first became prominent in the 1980s, features the synthesizer as the dominant musical instrument. It was prefigured in the 1960s and early 1970s by the use of synthesizers in progressive rock, electronic art rock, disco and particularly the "Krautrock" of bands like Kraftwerk. It arose as a distinct genre in Japan and the United Kingdom in the post-punk era as part of the new wave movement of the late-1970s to the mid-1980s.
- also known as Electropop, Electro pop
- subgenre of New Wave, Industrial music, Pop music, Post-punk, Electronic dance music, Pop rock, Rock music, Electronic rock, Synthpop, Krautrock, K-pop
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Genres: Europe by David Horn
PAOLO PRATO Synthpop Synthpop is a collective, meta-generic term that emerged in the 1979–82 period and is now used historically to identify an eclectic range of bands and artists who foregrounded synthesizers in a pop and rock context ...
by Norman Abjorensen
SYNTHPOP. Synthpop (also known as technopop) ...
by Lol Henderson, Lee Stacey
Synthpop wave , which cameto prominencein about 1982. Among the leading bands were Depeche Mode, whose sunny, lightweightpop sound didn't give way to darker material ...
by Kari Juusela
synthpop. A pop music subgenre in which synthesizers are used extensively. syrinx. See panpipes. sysex. MIDI system exclusive data. system. A collection ...
An Encyclopedia by Shirley R. Steinberg, Michael Kehler, Lindsay Cornish
During the 1990s the dark society grew and goth music became a fusion of gothic rock, dark wave, synthpop, electronic body music (EBM), industrial, medieval music, and neo- or dark folk music. Popular international bands were, and still are ...
Flip Dictionary (2002)
by Barbara Kipfer
music disco Latin rock blues swing baroque music Dixieland march raga-rock symphony music beach music doo-wop martial music ragtime synthesized music bebop easy listening music metal rap music synthpop big band electronic music ...
by Steve Sullivan
The #1 song of the year in the Village Voice critics' poll, Seasons was described by Rolling Stone as “synthpop to send a chill up your spine .”197 The ...
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Synthpop and New Romantic go hand in hand
Sworn adversaries, a New Romantic and a follower of Synth-Pop join hands, as they are seduced by the rhetoric of O-Bam-Bam. While some find it difficult to tell the difference between them, they represent a fracture in pop-music which has been at war since the early 1980's.
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Scrabble value of S1Y4N1T1H4P3O1P3
The value of this 8-letter word is 18 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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