Post some newish 80's synth pop inspired shit

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Post some newish 80's synth pop inspired shit

Post by beats me » Wed Feb 06, 2013 5:49 am

I'm really digging that this is making a comeback.

My examples:

Kate Boy - Northern Lights

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=raqxctNC04k

Charli XCX - Nuclear Seasons

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TGmM2l39LEs

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Re: Post some newish 80's synth pop inspired shit

Post by Machinesworking » Wed Feb 06, 2013 7:39 am

?? This has been making a comeback for about three years now?
BTW The first video was pretty good.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tXtATeQ7GKg

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Re: Post some newish 80's synth pop inspired shit

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Re: Post some newish 80's synth pop inspired shit

Post by nathannn » Wed Feb 06, 2013 9:12 am

beats me wrote:I'm really digging that this is making a comeback.

My examples:

Kate Boy - Northern Lights

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=raqxctNC04k
Flipping excellent thanks so much for that! :)

This is sooooo good.
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Re: Post some newish 80's synth pop inspired shit

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Post by earthloop » Wed Feb 06, 2013 1:33 pm

This young band from Melbourne ('City Calm Down') have some hot synth based songs and are showing a lot of 80's influences, yet they are also fresh and original. I love the keyboard players set up: a Moog Voyager and a Roland Juno 60...Classic!!!

Great band! Home recorded and self marketed through iTunes and Utube :-)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Hd0ZTANgVo (apparently the vid was shot for them by a friend)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P5SADhEL-Ck

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Re: Post some newish 80's synth pop inspired shit

Post by beats me » Wed Feb 06, 2013 1:38 pm

Kate Boy's other track (only other track??) In Your Eyes is also solid

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xsogYOSgLKs

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Re: Post some newish 80's synth pop inspired shit

Post by beats me » Wed Feb 06, 2013 2:54 pm

Machinesworking wrote:?? This has been making a comeback for about three years now?
It’s probably been making a slow come back for even longer than that (thus the “newish” in the title), but the songs I like are few and far between and I really don’t know how to find more. So I made this thread.

…but now I’m at work so I can’t listen. :x But I’ll be checking out the posts later. :)

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Re: Post some newish 80's synth pop inspired shit

Post by pulsoc » Wed Feb 06, 2013 3:37 pm

Crystal Castles: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sS9oyOsr7Ns

Glasser: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mQJHNrsMoFU


And as more of throwback to the 60's Lykke Li is making strong music: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-TTPGAy5H_E

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Re: Post some newish 80's synth pop inspired shit

Post by beats me » Thu Feb 07, 2013 4:01 am

There were some cool tracks shared here, but there were also a lot that sounded like they were inspired by the crap they put in 80's movies before some genius had the bold idea to use music by artists that people actually already know and like. So I was bouncing between "The 80's, fuck ya!" and "Fuck the 80's!" :x

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Re: Post some newish 80's synth pop inspired shit

Post by beats me » Thu Feb 07, 2013 4:18 am

This thread wouldn't be complete without some Cut Copy

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mgpgkI3eMxM

Or Ghostland Observatory

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dCiCe3agSnk

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Re: Post some newish 80's synth pop inspired shit

Post by Machinesworking » Thu Feb 07, 2013 4:20 am

beats me wrote:So I was bouncing between "The 80's, fuck ya!" and "Fuck the 80's!" :x
That pretty much summed up the 80's. The only difference is the crappy synth pop was touted as 'cutting edge' by it's fans when you mentioned it was mediocre.
Can't do that now. :x

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Re: Post some newish 80's synth pop inspired shit

Post by beats me » Fri Feb 08, 2013 4:32 pm

Machinesworking wrote:
beats me wrote:So I was bouncing between "The 80's, fuck ya!" and "Fuck the 80's!" :x
That pretty much summed up the 80's. The only difference is the crappy synth pop was touted as 'cutting edge' by it's fans when you mentioned it was mediocre.
Can't do that now. :x

Probably should have known given the nature of the forum that some of the music shared would sound more like analog synth demos more than something you’d actually buy and listen to, but then again some people actually like that stuff. So what do I know.

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Re: Post some newish 80's synth pop inspired shit

Post by regretfullySaid » Fri Feb 08, 2013 4:52 pm

I was just going off 80's sounding shit off the top of my head.
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Re: Post some newish 80's synth pop inspired shit

Post by beats me » Fri Feb 08, 2013 5:04 pm

shadx312 wrote:Can you be specific?
I can’t youtube at work, but I’m not ashamed to admit I like commercial pop (from whatever decade) so I was looking for a little more Depeche Mode and a little less Axel F. I also don’t celebrate Kraftwerk music across the board.

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