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Electronic pop music on the radio

Electronic pop, also known as synthpop, is a subgenre of pop music that emerged in the late 1970s and early 1980s. It combines the melodic structures of traditional pop music with electronic instruments and production techniques, including synthesizers, drum machines, and samplers. The result is a sound that is often characterized by catchy melodies, upbeat rhythms, and shimmering, polished textures.

Some of the most popular electronic pop artists include Depeche Mode, New Order, Pet Shop Boys, and The Human League. These artists helped define the sound of the genre and achieved significant commercial success with their music in the 1980s.

In the 21st century, electronic pop has continued to evolve and remains popular among music fans. Artists such as Robyn, Chvrches, and The xx have gained critical acclaim and commercial success with their unique takes on the genre. Additionally, many mainstream pop artists, such as Taylor Swift and Ariana Grande, incorporate electronic elements into their music.

There are a number of radio stations that specialize in electronic pop music, such as PopTron from SomaFM, which plays a mix of classic and modern electronic pop tracks, and Neon Radio, which focuses on newer electronic pop artists. Other stations, such as Digitally Imported's Vocal Trance station, feature electronic pop tracks with a focus on vocals and lyrics. Many mainstream pop stations also incorporate electronic pop tracks into their playlists.