Music genres similar to or like New wave music

Broad music genre that encompasses numerous pop-oriented styles from the late 1970s and the 1980s. Wikipedia

  • Synth-pop

    Subgenre of new wave music that first became prominent in the late 1970s and features the synthesizer as the dominant musical instrument. 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. Wikipedia

  • Post-punk

    Broad genre of rock music that emerged in the late 1970s as artists departed from the raw simplicity and traditionalism of punk rock, instead adopting a variety of avant-garde sensibilities and non-rock influences. Inspired by punk's energy and DIY ethic but determined to break from rock cliches, artists experimented with styles like funk, electronic music, jazz, and dance music; the production techniques of dub and disco; and ideas from art and politics, including critical theory, modernist art, cinema and literature. Wikipedia

  • Punk rock

    Music genre that emerged in the mid-1970s. Rooted in 1960s garage rock, punk bands rejected the perceived excesses of mainstream 1970s rock. Wikipedia

  • Rock music

    Broad genre of popular music that originated as "rock and roll" in the United States in the late 1940s and early 1950s, developing into a range of different styles in the mid-1960s and later, particularly in the United States and the United Kingdom. It has its roots in 1940s and 1950s rock and roll, a style that drew heavily from the genres of blues, rhythm and blues, and from country music. Wikipedia

  • List of music albums, EPs, and mixtapes released in 2017. These are notable albums, defined as having received significant coverage from reliable sources independent of the subject. Wikipedia

  • Disco

    Genre of dance music and a subculture that emerged in the 1970s from the United States' urban nightlife scene. Typified by four-on-the-floor beats, syncopated basslines, string sections, horns, electric piano, synthesizers, and electric rhythm guitars. Wikipedia

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    • In the 1980s and 90s, the city was the global center for house and industrial music, two forms of music created in Chicago, as well as being popular for alternative rock, punk, and new wave.Chicago-Wikipedia
    • On one side were new wave and post-punk artists; some adopted more accessible musical styles and gained broad popularity, while some turned in more experimental, less commercial directions.Punk rock-Wikipedia
    • Musicians identifying with or inspired by punk also pursued a broad range of other variations, giving rise to New wave, post-punk and the alternative rock movement.Rock music-Wikipedia
    • Warner Bros. also began to tentatively embrace the burgeoning new wave movement in the late 1970s, signing cult bands Devo and the B-52s.Warner Records-Wikipedia
    • After two moderate-selling albums that established them as one of the most original American new wave bands of the period, DEVO broke through to mainstream success in 1980 with their third album Freedom of Choice which reached No. 22 in the US.Warner Records-Wikipedia
    • In 1979 Dallas radio station KZEW had a late night new wave show entitled "Rock and Roll Alternative".Alternative rock-Wikipedia

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