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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
Blancmange
Alphaville
Throbbing Gristle
Cabaret Voltaire
Visage
Twins
Communards/Bronski Beat
Camouflage
Dalek I
Associates
Yello
China Crisis

Q/SSQ
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SaMb2Ony1qg
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YVJTUbIoszI
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0hcVFdRaGMg
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8vlOrNw6UTQ

Telex
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RbuVPR65ThA

Eskimos & Egypt
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G4O2HNXexFU

Xymox/Clan Of Xymox
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dls1Y9Q1MLw

Kas Product
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Ki2R9OieiY

Liaisons Dangereuses
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SaazjZG0nmY

Berlin Blondes
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RQ1-FmmucvA

Modern Talking
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C5OpifRTdlc

Picnic at the Whitehouse
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E4XG3oz43O4
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