Sequel To The Hugely Successful 'Musik Music Musique', This Time Exploring 1981, The Year Synth Pop Broke Into The Mainstream. Over 50 Tracks Showcasing The Innovation And Exploration That Gave Rise To What Would Become The Decade's Pre-Eminent Musical Form. 2020's 'Musik Music Musique' set, we present the sequel, this time looking at the electronic pop scene as it evolved from curio and novelty into a major movement and began to dominate the airwaves. Featuring a plethora of acts who would quickly become household names (many of which endure today) and exploring the wide variety of directions electronic instruments took both the mainstream and independent music in. 'Musik Music Musique 2. 0' embraces both the pure pop aesthetic of a new generation of aspirational, defiantly polished artists and those who embraced electronic music in the aftermath of the post-punk explosion. From chart bothering, High Street nightclub anthems to self-pressed one-offs and cassette releases, this set provides an overview of the scene as it blossomed and an introduction to a wealth of fascinating, lesser known material. Wildly eclectic, endlessly innovative and, most importantly, enduringly listenable, 'Music Musik Musique 2. 0' continues where it's predecessor left off, and sets the scene for forthcoming 1982 and 1983 editions
Sequel To The Hugely Successful 'Musik Music Musique', This Time Exploring 1981, The Year Synth Pop Broke Into The Mainstream. Over 50 Tracks Showcasing The Innovation And Exploration That Gave Rise To What Would Become The Decade's Pre-Eminent Musical Form. 2020's 'Musik Music Musique' set, we present the sequel, this time looking at the electronic pop scene as it evolved from curio and novelty into a major movement and began to dominate the airwaves. Featuring a plethora of acts who would quickly become household names (many of which endure today) and exploring the wide variety of directions electronic instruments took both the mainstream and independent music in. 'Musik Music Musique 2. 0' embraces both the pure pop aesthetic of a new generation of aspirational, defiantly polished artists and those who embraced electronic music in the aftermath of the post-punk explosion. From chart bothering, High Street nightclub anthems to self-pressed one-offs and cassette releases, this set provides an overview of the scene as it blossomed and an introduction to a wealth of fascinating, lesser known material. Wildly eclectic, endlessly innovative and, most importantly, enduringly listenable, 'Music Musik Musique 2. 0' continues where it's predecessor left off, and sets the scene for forthcoming 1982 and 1983 editions
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Rel. Date: 10/29/2021
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Musik Music Musique 2.0 Rise Of Synth Pop / Var
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1. Heaven 17- (We Don't Need This) Fascist Groove Thang
2. Soft Cell- Frustration
3. Devo -Through Being Cool
4. Dramatis- Lady DJ
5. Aneka- Japanese Boy
6. Richard Bone -Alien Girl
7. New Musik- Twelfth House
8. A Flock of Seagulls-Talking
9. Virna Lindt -Young and Hip
10. The Passage- Taboos
11. Toyah -Thunder in the Mountains
12. Duran Duran- Khanada
13. Second Layer- in Bits
14. Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark- Souvenir
15. The Fallout Club-Wonderlust
16. Analysis -Surface Tension
17. Yellow Magic Orchestra-Cue
18. Gina X -Performance No GDM
19. Drinking Electricity-Random Particles
20. Hazel O'Connor (Cover Plus)-We're All Grown Up
21. Rod Vey- Brave New Modern World
22. Those French Girls- Close-Up
23. Kim Wilde- Cambodia
24. Thomas Leer -West End
25. Voice- Farm Sleep
26. Tears for Fears -Suffer the Children
27. Johnny Warman- Will You Dance with Me
28. Visage- Visage
29. Spandau Ballet-Reformation
30. Beasts in Cages- Sandcastles
31. Peter Baumann- Repeat, Repeat
32. Japan -The Art of Parties
33. Fashion- Move ON
34. Natasha- I Can't Hold on
35. Chris and Cosey -This Is Me
36. Schleimer K -Nevermore
37. Yello- Bostich
38. Naked Lunch- Slipping Again
39. Ak-47 -Stop! Dance!
40. Zeus- Cowboy on the Beach 7 Blue Zoo Love Moves in Strange Ways
41. Mystery Plane- Something to Prove
42. John Foxx- You Were There
43. Portion Control- Brix
44. B-Movie- Nowhere Girl
45. Ultravox -I Remember (Death in the Afternoon)
46. The Limit- Ok Go
47. Erogenous Zones -Say It's Not So
48. Faction- Wrong Again
49. Alan Burnham- Music to Save the World By Science Fiction
50. 1Eyeless in Gaza -The Eyesof Beautiful Losers

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Sequel To The Hugely Successful 'Musik Music Musique', This Time Exploring 1981, The Year Synth Pop Broke Into The Mainstream. Over 50 Tracks Showcasing The Innovation And Exploration That Gave Rise To What Would Become The Decade's Pre-Eminent Musical Form. 2020's 'Musik Music Musique' set, we present the sequel, this time looking at the electronic pop scene as it evolved from curio and novelty into a major movement and began to dominate the airwaves. Featuring a plethora of acts who would quickly become household names (many of which endure today) and exploring the wide variety of directions electronic instruments took both the mainstream and independent music in. 'Musik Music Musique 2. 0' embraces both the pure pop aesthetic of a new generation of aspirational, defiantly polished artists and those who embraced electronic music in the aftermath of the post-punk explosion. From chart bothering, High Street nightclub anthems to self-pressed one-offs and cassette releases, this set provides an overview of the scene as it blossomed and an introduction to a wealth of fascinating, lesser known material. Wildly eclectic, endlessly innovative and, most importantly, enduringly listenable, 'Music Musik Musique 2. 0' continues where it's predecessor left off, and sets the scene for forthcoming 1982 and 1983 editions