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10 Essential Synth-Pop Albums

Discuss your favorite songs, artists or post your top ten lists from the new wave era or related genres.

10 Essential Synth-Pop Albums

Postby Uvox » Sat Mar 25, 2023 12:48 am ... 2023_03_23

Oh, DISCOGS music taste is similar to mine in this case)))
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Re: 10 Essential Synth-Pop Albums

Postby ABOATES » Wed Mar 29, 2023 9:53 pm

Karftwerk - Computer World
Devo - Freedom of Choice
Human League - Dare
Depeche Mode - Some Great Reward
Japan - Tin Drum
Laurie Anderson - Big Science
Buggles - The Age of Plastic
Fad Gadget - Under the Flag
Gary Numan - Telekon
Yellow Magic Orchestra - Technodelic
John Foxx - Metamatic
OMD - Architechre and Morality
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Re: 10 Essential Synth-Pop Albums

Postby Chuck50 » Thu Mar 30, 2023 11:09 pm

01 - Human League - Dare
02- John Foxx - Metamatic
03 - Alphaville - Forever Young
04 - Depeche Mode - Black Celebration
05 - Soft Cell - Non-Stop Erotic Cabaret
06 - A-ha - Hunting High And Low
07 - New Order - Substance
08 - Pet Shop Boys - Behaviour
09 - Blancmange - Mange Tout
10 - Dead Or Alive - Youthquake
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Re: 10 Essential Synth-Pop Albums

Postby quadrascope » Wed Aug 02, 2023 4:55 am

Essential for what reason? There are undoubtedly many records that are essential because they have marked a path that did not exist at that time. Synth Pop at the beginning of the 80's was to be discovered, to experiment sounds that were unknown until then. Undoubtedly the list you propose is very valid, I'm sure there are many missing but as only 10 have to be included it doesn't leave room to go deeper into the subject.
I'm making my own, I'll show it to you soon, I'm sure we agree on something, but what we agree on without a doubt is that that era will never be repeated, it was something miraculous that we were able to enjoy.

Kind regards, thank you for opening this interesting topic of debate.

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