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Scarcity vs. Ubiquity: The Rise And Fall Of Synthpop [part 4]

The Human League entered 1981 with a handicap. Manager Bob Last had engineered a split between the actual musical portions of the group [who went on to form the British Electric Foundation and Heaven 17] and its singer and visual … Continue reading

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Scarcity vs. Ubiquity: The Rise And Fall Of Synthpop [part 1]

It was back in the late 70s when I began to notice a change in the perception of synthesizers among musicians in the Post-Punk era. In 1977, Punk Year Zero, synthesizers were viewed with much suspicion as being the tools … Continue reading

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