1980s

1980s

This production music is in the style of the 1980s music scene with synths, neon lights, yuppies and big hair. The 80s was an amazing decade for music with many incredible bands and pop stars who still influence the music of today. This was the decade Electronic Dance Music introduced new styles like electro, techno, Chicago house, acid house and Eurodance. With the introduction of the music channel MTV, Pop music would get massive exposure and megastars were born with pop stars like Madonna and Michael Jackson. Rock music was still popular with styles like Glam metal and Thrash. Hip-Hop and Rap became commonplace on MTV featuring artists like Run DMC, The Beastie Boys and LL Cool J. New-wave, also known as Modern rock, would become popular with rock and punk bands using synthesizers. The decline of New-wave in the mid-80s made way for the New romantic movement which was all about style, fashion and flamboyance with bands like Duran Duran, Ultravox and Culture Club. Tech and sci-fi was also big in the 1980s influencing music styles with futuristic films like ‘Tron’ and ‘Back to the Future’ as well as the rise of computer games like Space Invaders.

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