New wave is a music genre that encompasses numerous pop-oriented styles from the late 1970s and the 1980s. It was originally used as a catch-all for the music that emerged after punk rock, including punk itself, but may be viewed retrospectively as a more accessible counterpart of post-punk.
The following is a list of artists and bands associated with the new wave music genre during the late 1970s and early-to-mid 1980s. The list does not include acts associated with the resurgences and revivals of the genre that have occurred from the 1990s onward.
Just Can't Get Enough: New Wave Hits of the '80s is a series of compilations issued by Rhino Records, on both CD and audio cassette, featuring various artists from the new wave era 1977–1985. The series contained 15 volumes. The first five were released on 21 June 1994, volumes 6–10 on 18 October 1994, and the last five volumes on 20 June 1995.
Now That's What I Call New Wave 80s is a compilation album from the popular Now! series, released in the United States on August 7, 2015 on CD format. The album contains hit new wave songs of the 1980s. It reached No. 106 on the Billboard 200 and No. 16 on the Billboard Top Rock Albums chart.
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Synth-pop (also known as electropop or technopop) is a music genre that uses the synthesizer as the dominant musical instrument. With the genre becoming popular in the late 1970s and 1980s, the following article is a list of notable synthpop acts, listed by the first letter in their name (not including articles such as "a", "an", or "the").
Common tempos are between 80 and 118 BPM, while more upbeat tracks may be between 128 and 140 BPM. "Outrun" is a synonym of synthwave that was later used to refer more generally to retro 1980s aesthetics such as VHS tracking artifacts, magenta neon, and gridlines.
Interest in new wave synth-pop began to revive in the indietronica and electroclash movements in the late 1990s, and in the 2000s synth-pop enjoyed a widespread revival and commercial success. The genre has received criticism for alleged lack of emotion and musicianship; prominent artists have spoken out against detractors who believed that ...
The Japanese New Wave (ヌーベルバーグ, Nūberu bāgu) is a group of loosely-connected Japanese filmmakers during the late 1950s and into the 1970s. Although they did not make up a coherent movement, these artists shared a rejection of traditions and conventions of classical Japanese cinema in favor of more challenging works, both thematically and formally.
La New wave en Francia, simbolizó una época importante de la música pop gala de los 80's. Los principales grupos que destacaron fueron Indochine , Anima, Partenarier Particulier, Luna Parker o Nigara, además de ser epicentro del subestilo Coldwave .