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What genre is Futurecop! and Cinnamon Chasers?

There is this growing subgenre of EDM characterised by 80's nostalgic themes and lots of oldschool synths. The most prominent artists I'm aware of are: Futurecop!, Cinnamon Chasers, Anoraak. How do ...
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Who are Darryl, Jacki, Paul, and Diane?

First, some background from Wikipedia: Silicon Teens were a British virtual electronic new wave pop group. The project was the creation of Mute Records founder Daniel Miller, with Frank Tovey ...
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Genre of music used in old Amiga demo videos

Many years ago I found some Amiga music in demos. Interference demo You can start at 0.35. Turrican 2 - Desert rocks It kind of also have that sound. ...
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Taco's Charleston Lyrics?

I have found this relatively obscure song by Taco, called Taco's Charleston, and noticed that the lyrics for much of the song are "unknown" (represented by the question marks). Can someone identify ...
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What's the connection between Synthwave and Miami?

Synthwave leans heavily on a set of nostalgic elements dating from the '80's, including movies and video games from the era. But why is there an association with Miami? In a lot of the artwork ...
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Synthpop disco song, retro 80s vibe, British accent, German name

I remember listening to a song on YouTube a few years ago: The song had a 80s vibe but I don't think it was actually from the 80s. The singer was male, tall, and blond or ginger. He reminded me very ...
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