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synth-pop Line breaks: synth-pop

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Definition of synth-pop in English:


[mass noun]
A type of pop music featuring heavy use of synthesizers and other electronic instruments, originating in the early 1980s.
Example sentences
  • Kraftwerk might have seen their music influencing genres from early synth-pop to hip-hop and today's electronica, but it transpires that they are still very much in touch with modern electronic music as a whole.
  • The album is distinguished by its stylistic breadth - synth-pop, techno, house, ambient, and more - and its terrific flow.
  • And this exposure may not stop there as this new LP, ‘Plastique Nouveau’, is a perfect mix of synth-pop and hard-edged techno.
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