Return of the ’80s! Synth-Pop Bands Stage a Middle-Aged Comeback NYslimes ^ | 10/11/17 | Alex Williams

Return of the ’80s! Synth-Pop Bands Stage a Middle-Aged Comeback
NYslimes ^ | 10/11/17 | Alex Williams

Posted on 10/12/2017, 3:48:34 PM by Rebelbase

“Dynasty” is back on television. “Blade Runner” is in theaters. And all your favorite synth pop bands from the 1980s, including Depeche Mode and New Order, have new albums.

As Generation X moves into wistful middle age, the new-wave hit makers of the MTV V.J. era are back and touring. Here are some new long-playing discs (also available for streaming!) that recall a time when all it took was an angular haircut and a Yamaha DX7 to rule the world.

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