Music genres similar to or like Synth-pop

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

  • Electronic dance music

    Broad range of percussive electronic music genres made largely for nightclubs, raves, and festivals. Generally produced for playback by DJs who create seamless selections of tracks, called a mix, by segueing from one recording to another. Wikipedia

  • 1980s in music

    Overview of the major events and trends in popular music in the 1980s. The 1980s saw the emergence of dance music and new wave. Wikipedia

  • Electronic music

    Music that employs electronic musical instruments, digital instruments, or circuitry-based music technology in its creation. It includes both music made using electronic and electromechanical means (electroacoustic music). Wikipedia

  • Music of the United Kingdom (1980s)

    Now classed as world music in the shape of Jamaican and Indian music. It also explored the consequences of new technology and social change in the electronic music of synthpop. 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

  • Electronics in rock music

    The use of electronic music technology in rock music coincided with the practical availability of electronic musical instruments and the genre's emergence as a distinct style. Rock music has been highly dependent on technological developments, particularly the invention and refinement of the synthesizer, the development of the MIDI digital format and computer technology. Wikipedia


    Sentences forSynth-pop

    • The 1980s were a successful decade in British pop, as a second British Invasion was witnessed and new technology enabled genres such as synthpop to form.Culture of the United Kingdom-Wikipedia
    • The duo offered the song to several record labels, all of which rejected the doo-wop song because it was not "synth-y, pop-y" enough.Meghan Trainor-Wikipedia
    • British R&B has also been increasingly incorporating electropop sounds in recent years, exemplified by the music of Jay Sean and Taio Cruz.British soul-Wikipedia
    • On April 16, CLC released a digital single titled "Eighteen", described as a song about teenage love influenced by 1960s/70s motown and 1980s synthpop.CLC (group)-Wikipedia
    • The album showed the band switching directions in terms of musical stylisms once again, focusing on a sound that was described by AllMusic critic Thom Jurek as "drenched in moody '80s synth pop."Ulver-Wikipedia
    • The six-minute techno-pop "I Guess I Like It Like That", which serves as the album's closer, includes a stadium keyboard part that lays the foundation of the song.Let's Get to It-Wikipedia

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