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Genre: synth funk

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Parent Genre: R&B

Synth funk is a genre of music that emerged in the late 1970s and early 1980s, characterized by the heavy use of synthesizers, drum machines, and funk-inspired basslines. The genre is known for its upbeat and danceable rhythms, often featuring catchy hooks and vocal harmonies. Synth funk was popularized by a number of influential artists, who blended elements of funk, R&B, and electronic music to create a unique sound that was both futuristic and nostalgic. Today, the genre remains a popular choice for dance parties and retro-themed events, and continues to inspire new generations of musicians and fans alike.


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List of synth funk artists

Here is a list of synth funk artists on Spotify, ranked based on popularity, who exemplifies the synth funk genre. You can find out what synth funk genre sounds like where you can preview artists or sort them the way you want, just click the headers to sort.

#namepopularityfollowers
1 67 7231761
2 49 557589
3 56 1210370
4 55 142250
5 37 477240
6 42 53336
7 43 156951
8 38 118000
9 39 33629
10 38 69936
11 38 7986
12 29 10124
13 29 8328
14 34 16797
15 32 14951
16 31 8541
17 32 15019
18 30 24222
19 22 11369
20 27 24008
21 22 7464
22 26 14856
23 25 9159
24 26 7043
25 26 4373
26 23 7275
27 22 11293
28 22 23028
29 21 6152
30 21 4091
31 20 5934
32 19 8669
33 19 5638
34 19 7376
35 18 7618
36 18 4223
37 14 186
38 16 2913
39 16 1272
40 16 8073
41 16 6482
42 15 8362
43 13 1545
44 12 911
45 11 3225
46 11 2917
47 8 605
48 10 3017
49 10 1447
50 9 2452
51 6 1577
52 9 4905
53 9 658
54 8 2998
55 6 240
56 6 2619
57 5 920
58 5 4567
59 5 3134
60 4 1137
61 4 264
62 3 2166
63 2 549
64 1 979
65 1 284

synth funk playlist created by Chosic

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