Technopop is a relatively new genre. The genre is said to have originated in the 1970s, but it is still a major genre, with many hit songs. Electronic music centered on electronic sounds is supported by young people, and since it is relatively easy to create with DTM, the number of artists who are interested is increasing.
What is technopop?
Technopop is a combination of traditional pop music and electronic music such as synthesizers and sequencers. There are many works that make extensive use of electronic musical instrument technology, and the rapid evolution of hardware and software in recent years has made it easier to create with DTM. Due to this background, it has received quite strong support, especially from the younger generation, and various derivative genres have appeared, and various derivative genres have appeared to the extent that it is difficult to grasp them all. Technopop is said to have originated in Europe.
The word techno pop is said to have started to be used in Japan and Europe probably around 1980. YMO released its first album in 1978, released it in the United States in 1979, and conducted a world tour in October.When the YMO boom began in 1979, this genre came to be called techno pop. However, this techno pop once declined in the 1980s. The reason is that rock reached its peak due to the band boom that happened in the world. In the 1990s, techno music took the place of techno pop.
In the 2000s, music that emphasized electronic sounds as a kind of dance music became popular, and techno pop came to attract attention again. Around the 2010s, EDM became popular overseas, and when dance music became popular, electronic music reached its peak, and techno, house, EDM, etc. became major genres around the world, and its momentum is expected to increase in the 2020s. Not only will it not change at all even if it enters the market, but it is likely to gain even more momentum. Electronic music can compete with hip-hop and rap genres.
The Chemical Brothers are a British techno unit known as the “Techno Four Heavenly Kings.” There are many songs that mix rock, techno, and dance music. They became a very famous group in the techno genre.
British techno musician who was active in the 1990s. Even though it’s techno, it also includes elements such as house, electronica, and even ambient, so I’m producing a wide variety of songs.
British techno band group. A band that has been around since the 1980s, commercial success faded after the 1990s, but breakbeat beats became very popular.