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Trends in New Wave Music

New Wave music first became popular in the ‘80’s, where we have the strongest example of its presence. Bands like The Eurythmics, B-52’s, and Duran Duran all embody this “post punk” new wave of music. The sound was synthesized, “dance-y,” and generally with lyrics that were illustrative rather than literal. While the New Wave trend…

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What is Synth Rock?

  Synth rock became famous in the 80’s with the wave of New Wave music that hit the scene. Synth rock is also called electronic rock, where bands and musicians basically used electronic keyboards, synthesized sound machines, and non-traditional instruments to create the backdrop of their songs. Think of pretty much any 80’s song, and…