Best Synthpop Bands/Artists Bands/Musicians
+Vote List
tags 2,537 votes 298 voters 45,519 views 53 items f p @

Best Synthpop Bands/Artists

Over the past few decades, synthpop has become known as one of the most quirky and fun genres of pop music. Originating in the 1960s, synthpop bands started popping up as more new wave, Krautrock, progressive rock, and art rock bands started incorporating synthesizers in their sound and synthpop is an offshoot of that. Synthesizer-based sounds caught on with audiences. Synthpop bands, with their abundance of and reliance on electronic instruments, creates some of the most interesting new sounds in music. At the beginning of the 2000s, synthpop reemerged as a powerful genre that coincided with the electronic music boom and has yet to subside.

So, what are the best synthpop bands and synthpop artists? Any list of synthpop bands has to include the likes of Depeche Mode, Devo, Kraftwerk, Passion Pit and M83 on it. Mixing synthpop bands old and new, these artists are some of the most recognizable bands in the genre. Between their biggest hits, album sales and sold out live shows, synthpop bands are become way more popular than they've been since the 1980s. 

That said it's up to you to vote for the best synthpop bands and synthpop artists. If you are familiar with synthpop bands and you notice that someone is missing from this list, feel free to add them to this list. This list answers the questions "who are the best synthpop bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest synthpop musician ever?" If you know enough about the genre, please vote based on the quality of the band's music instead of just voting for the most popular synthpop bands that you might've heard of. (53 items)

  • 3 ReRanks
  • See list ranked by
L The List
Z
B Comments
& Embed
G Options
2rerank list
  1. 1
    + 108
    - 14

    Basildon, United Kingdom

    ; buy at  
  2. 2
    + 65
    - 13

    Salford, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom

    ; buy at  
  3. 3
    + 60
    - 14

    Düsseldorf, Germany

    ; buy at  
  4. 4
    + 60
    - 14

    London, United Kingdom

    ; buy at  
  5. 5
    + 54
    - 11

    added by KarimAntonioPlasenciaAntonio
    Wirral Peninsula, England

    ; buy at  
  6. 6
    + 67
    - 29

    Oslo, Norway

    ; buy at  
  7. 7
    + 47
    - 15

    Sheffield, United Kingdom

    ; buy at  
  8. 8
    + 47
    - 16

    Birmingham, United Kingdom

    ; buy at  
  9. 9
    + 37
    - 14

    Bath, United Kingdom

    ; buy at  
  10. 10
    + 31
    - 16

    Liverpool, United Kingdom

    ; buy at  
  11. 11
    + 33
    - 18

    Leeds, United Kingdom

    ; buy at  
  12. 12
    + 26
    - 12

    London, United Kingdom

    ; buy at  
  13. 13
    + 19
    - 6

    added by Railtrack
    Basildon, United Kingdom

    ; buy at  
  14. 14
    + 13
    - 3

    added by Purple Panther
    London, United Kingdom

    ; buy at  
  15. 15
    + 11
    - 2

    added by EnriqueRosas
    Münster, Germany

    ; buy at  
  16. 16
    + 19
    - 10

    Los Angeles, California, United States of America

    ; buy at  
  17. 17
    + 20
    - 11

    added by bohnenblust.lara
    Manchester, United Kingdom

    ; buy at  
  18. 18
    + 21
    - 12

    Düsseldorf, Germany

    ; buy at  
  19. 19
    + 21
    - 13

    Akron, Ohio, United States of America

    ; buy at  
  20. 20
    + 18
    - 10
    ; buy at  
  21. 21
    + 10
    - 2

    added by tirednbroke
    London, United Kingdom

    ; buy at  
  22. 22
    + 25
    - 18

    London, United Kingdom

    ; buy at  
  23. 23
    + 19
    - 12

    Liverpool, United Kingdom

    ; buy at  
  24. 24
    + 12
    - 5

    added by Purple Panther
    United Kingdom

    ; buy at  
  25. 25
    + 24
    - 18

    New York City, New York, United States of America

    ; buy at  
  26. 26
    + 19
    - 13

    Antibes, France

    ; buy at  
  27. 27
    + 20
    - 16

    Brixton, London, United Kingdom

    ; buy at  
  28. 28
    + 8
    - 5

    added by Railtrack
    Harrow, London, London

    ; buy at  
  29. 29
    + 12
    - 10
    ; buy at  
  30. 30
    + 11
    - 9

    added by MusicDive
    1999 synthpop, electropop

    buy at  
  31. 31
    + 14
    - 13

    Versailles, France

    ; buy at  
  32. 32
    + 3
    - 1

    added by SpencerJH
    Montreal, Canada

    ; buy at  
  33. 33
    + 8
    - 7

    added by SamuelKrone

    ; buy at  
  34. 34
    + 7
    - 6

    added by bohnenblust.lara
    Greater London, United Kingdom

    ; buy at  
  35. 35
    + 12
    - 12

    Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

    ; buy at  
  36. 36
    + 17
    - 18

    London, United Kingdom

    ; buy at  
  37. 37
    + 9
    - 9

    Melbourne, Australia

    ; buy at  
  38. 38
    + 11
    - 12

    New York City, New York, United States of America

    ; buy at  
  39. 39
    + 14
    - 17

    Owatonna, Minnesota, United States of America

    ; buy at  
  40. 40
    + 8
    - 10

    Seattle, Washington, United States of America

    ; buy at  
  41. 41
    + 12
    - 15

    Madrid, Spain

    ; buy at  
  42. 42
    + 11
    - 14

    London, United Kingdom

    ; buy at  
  43. 43
    + 6
    - 8

    added by ΜανιτσαΡοκ

    buy at  
  44. 44
    + 6
    - 8

    added by Railtrack
    Saarbrücken, Germany

    ; buy at  
  45. 45
    + 9
    - 12

    London, United Kingdom

    ; buy at  
  46. 46
    + 13
    - 20

    Melbourne, Australia

    ; buy at  
  47. 47
    + 9
    - 16

    Gothenburg, Sweden

    ; buy at  
  48. 48
    + 5
    - 14

    Fullerton, California, United States of America

    ; buy at  
  49. 49
    + 3
    - 14

    São Paulo, Brazil

    ; buy at  
  50. 50
    + 4
    - 17

    New York City, New York, United States of America

    ; buy at  
54 +

Something missing? Add it!

items 1 - 50 of 53

L List Options 2 Rerank List B Comments & Embed z Share Next List >

viewers of this list also saw...

plus...

more popular lists