Friday, April 24, 2015

Synth Britannia (2009)

Check out this 2009 BBC documentary about the D.I.Y. origins of British synthpop.  Employers don't really expect much productivity on a Friday, anyway, right?



Here's the soundtrack:
  • Depeche Mode – New Life (1981)
  • Walter Carlos – William Tell Overture (1972)
  • Walter Carlos – Title Music from "A Clockwork Orange" (1972)
  • Kraftwerk – Autobahn (1975)
  • The Clash – White Riot (1977)
  • The Normal – TVOD (1978)
  • The Normal – Warm Leatherette  (1978)
  • The Future – 4JG (1977)
  • The Human League – Being Boiled (1978)
  • Donna Summer – I Feel Love (1977)
  • Cabaret Voltaire – Seconds Too Late (1980)
  • Cabaret Voltaire – Nag Nag Nag (1979)
  • OMD – Messages (1980)
  • OMD – Enola Gay (1980)
  • Joy Division – Atmosphere (1980)
  • John Foxx – Underpass (1980)
  • Throbbing Gristle – Still Walking (1979)
  • Throbbing Gristle – Hot on the Heals of Love (1979)
  • Fad Gadget – Back to Nature (1979)
  • Silicon Teens – Memphis Tennessee (1979)
  • Gary Numan – Are ‘Friends’ Electric? (1979)
  • Gary Numan – Cars (1979)
  • Visage – Fade to Grey (1980)
  • The Flying Lizards – Money (1979)
  • Depeche Mode – New Life (1981)
  • Depeche Mode – Just Can’t Get Enough  (1981)
  • Depeche Mode – Sometimes I Wish I Was Dead (1981)
  • The Human League – Don’t You Want Me (1981)
  • Heaven 17 – Penthouse & Pavement (1981)
  • Cabaret Voltaire – Landslide (1981)
  • Soft Cell – Tainted Love (1981)
  • Yazoo – Only You (1982)
  • Yazoo – Don’t Go (1982)
  • OMD – Maid of Orleans (1982)
  • Eurythmics – Sweet Dreams (1983)
  • Ultravox – Vienna (1981)
  • Kraftwerk – The Model (1981)
  • Depeche Mode – Everything Counts (1983)
  • Depeche Mode – Master and Servant (1984)
  • Pet Shop Boys – West End Girls (1984)
  • New Order – Ceremony (1981)
  • New Order – Blue Monday (1983)
  • Howard Jones -  New Song (1983)
  • Thompson Twins - We Are Detective (1983)
  • Philip Oakey & Giorgio Moroder – Together in Electric Dreams (1984)
accuracy not guaranteed

2 comments :

  1. "Dust off your KORGs and MOOGs!"

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    1. BBC4 came through with Spotify playlist for Synth Britannia
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