Best new Synthpop albums, songs & artists in 2016



Synthpop was all over the place in the 1980’s until everyone got fed up wit hits synthetic sound in the 90’s and moved on to grunge and shoegaze. In recent years we’ve seen a strong revival though!
The Vore selects the top best Synthpop albums of 2021. Who are the new Pet Shop Boys, Depeche Mode & Orchestral Manouevres in the Dark in the Synthpop genre?
Synthpop 2021
Popular artists Chvrches, Chromatics & Porches
Most listened to songs: Chvrches - Leave a Trace, Neon Indian - Annie & Young Galaxy - Pressure

Top 10 new Synthpop albums out now in 2021

Recent Synthpop albums with reviews, ratings, similar artists, best songs & soundcloud streams.

  1. C Duncan - The Midnight Sun (14-10-2016)
  2. Synthpop artist C Duncan
    The Midnight Sun - a 14-10-2016 album by C Duncan who also made Architect. Music fans who enjoyed Cocteau Twins should check out The Midnight Sun. It is Synthpop with Electropop, Folk, and more influences. The best track on The Midnight Sun is On Course (soundcloud below).

    Allmusic Review http://www.allmusic.com/album/the-midnight-sun-mw0002970556%
    Keywords ethereal • melancholy •
    Country United Kingdom •
    Length 42:53
    Coolest Videoclip Wanted To Want it Too
    Label Fatcat
    Official website C Duncan
    Listen on Amazon or iTunes



  3. Lust For Youth - Compassion (18-03-2016)
  4. Synthpop artist Lust For Youth
    Compassion - a 18-03-2016 album by Lust For Youth who also made International. Music fans who enjoyed Cold Cave should check out Compassion. It is Synthpop with New Wave, Post-Punk, and more influences. The best track on Compassion is Stardom (soundcloud below).

    Pitchfork Review 6.2%
    Keywords
    Country Denmark •
    Length 35:07
    Coolest Videoclip Sudden Ambitions
    Label Sacred Bones
    Official website Lust For Youth
    Listen on Amazon or iTunes



  5. Porches - Pool (05-02-2016)
  6. Synthpop artist Porches
    Pool - a 05-02-2016 album by Porches who also made Slow Dance in the Cosmos . Music fans who enjoyed Wild Nothing should check out Pool. It is Synthpop with Indie Pop, Pop, and more influences. The best track on Pool is Car (soundcloud below).

    Pitchfork Review 8.3%
    Keywords addictive • danceable •
    Country United States •
    Length 38:11
    Coolest Videoclip Underwater
    Label Domino
    Official website Porches
    Listen on Amazon or iTunes



  7. Junior Boys - Big Black Coat (05-02-2016)
  8. Synthpop artist Junior Boys
    Big Black Coat - a 05-02-2016 album by Junior Boys who also made So This Is Goodbye. Music fans who enjoyed Pet Shop Boys should check out Big Black Coat . It is Synthpop with Electropop, House, and more influences. The best track on Big Black Coat is Big Black Coat (soundcloud below).

    Pitchfork Review 8.0%
    Keywords melancholy • glossy •
    Country Canada •
    Length 49:40
    Coolest Videoclip Big Black Coat
    Label City Slang
    Official website Junior Boys
    Listen on Amazon or iTunes



  9. Chvrches - Every Open Eye (28-09-2015)
  10. Synthpop artist Chvrches
    Every Open Eye - a 28-09-2015 album by Chvrches who also made The Bones of What You Believe. Music fans who enjoyed Kate Boy should check out Every Open Eye. It is Synthpop with New Wave, Pop, and more influences. The best track on Every Open Eye is Leave A Trace (soundcloud below).

    Pitchfork Review 77%
    Keywords catchy • electronic • uplifting •
    Country United Kingdom •
    Length 42:02
    Coolest Videoclip Empty Threat
    Label Universal
    Official website Chvrches
    Listen on Amazon or iTunes



  11. Young Galaxy - Falsework (30-10-2015)
  12. Synthpop artist Young Galaxy
    Falsework - a 30-10-2015 album by Young Galaxy who also made Ultramarine . Music fans who enjoyed Still Corners should check out Falsework. It is Synthpop with Dream Pop, Electropop, and more influences. The best track on Falsework is Pressure (soundcloud below).

    Allmusic Review 80%
    Keywords poppy • melancholy •
    Country Canada •
    Length 43:09
    Coolest Videoclip Body
    Label Paper Bag
    Official website Young Galaxy
    Listen on Amazon or iTunes



  13. Neon Indian - VEGA INTL. Night School (14-10-2015)
  14. Synthpop artist Neon Indian
    VEGA INTL. Night School - a 14-10-2015 album by Neon Indian who also made Psychic Chasms . Music fans who enjoyed Toro Y Moi should check out VEGA INTL. Night School. It is Synthpop with Chillwave, Disco, Electropop, and more influences. The best track on VEGA INTL. Night School is Slumlord (soundcloud below).

    Pitchfork Review 86%
    Keywords retro • trippy •
    Country United States •
    Length 51:23
    Coolest Videoclip Slumlord Rising
    Label Transgressive
    Official website Neon Indian
    Listen on Amazon or iTunes



  15. Telekinesis - Ad Infinitum (10-09-2015)
  16. Synthpop artist Telekinesis
    Ad Infinitum - a 10-09-2015 album by Telekinesis who also made Dormarion . Music fans who enjoyed Small Black should check out Ad Infinitum. It is Synthpop with Indie Pop, and more influences. The best track on Ad Infinitum is In A Future World (soundcloud below).

    Pitchfork Review 64%
    Keywords catchy • electronic •
    Country United States •
    Length 32:01
    Coolest Videoclip In a Future World
    Label Merge
    Official website Telekinesis
    Listen on Amazon or iTunes



  17. Hot Chip - Why Make Sense? (20-05-2015)
  18. Synthpop artist Hot Chip
    Why Make Sense? - a 20-05-2015 album by Hot Chip who also made In Our Heads . Music fans who enjoyed LCD Soundsystem should check out Why Make Sense?. It is Synthpop with Electropop, House, and more influences. The best track on Why Make Sense? is Need You Now (soundcloud below).

    Pitchfork Review 73%
    Keywords quirky • catchy • danceable •
    Country United Kingdom •
    Length 44:49
    Coolest Videoclip Huarache Lights
    Label Domino
    Official website Hot Chip
    Listen on Amazon or iTunes



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Upcoming new 2021 Synthpop albums

Best upcoming Synthpop albums with release dates.

  1. Moth• by Chairlift
  2. Chairlift is signed with Columbia in 2021
    Release Date: 22-01-2016 // Label: Columbia
    Previous releases: Something
    Associated genre: Synthpop .
    Official website


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