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Best synth artists?

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Best synth artists?

Postby WeLiveSoFastx83 » Mon May 25, 2020 3:49 pm

New wave has a few different forms, but which artists have a stronger focus on synth?

I'm talking about artists similar to Gary Numan, John Foxx, Ultravox (Vienna era), Spandau Ballet (Journeys to Glory era), Heaven 17 (Penthouse & Pavement era), Yaz, Depeche Mode, OMD, Cee Farrow.
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Re: Best synth artists?

Postby Jim2 » Sun Jul 05, 2020 5:02 pm

These are some of my favorite "Synth" bands, some of the more obscure ones I've included Youtube links.
Hopefully you'll discover some new bands.

Yellow Magic Orchestra, two synths and an analog drummer.
Deutsch Amerikanische Freundschaft aka DAF
Fad Gadget
Throbbing Gristle
Cabaret Voltaire
Communards/Bronski Beat
Dalek I
China Crisis



Eskimos & Egypt

Xymox/Clan Of Xymox

Kas Product

Liaisons Dangereuses

Berlin Blondes

Modern Talking

Picnic at the Whitehouse
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