Reply to post: Re: 1983 synthesisers!

You say you want a musical revolution. Actually, have three

Rosco

Re: 1983 synthesisers!

This work seems to identify not the first pioneering use of musical styles, but the first widespread adoption. Yes, prog-rockers were pioneers of synth sounds but you wouldn't say that the early '70s charts were characterised by that sound.

Likewise, hip-hop and rap arguably started in the 70s, but it didn't start gaining a foothold in the charts until the early 90s.

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