While the synthesizer had been used in prior decades, there was something about it that was perfectly attuned to the 80s vibe.
Beyond Human League and OMD: a new box set showcases some underrated 70s and 80s synth pop from the UK.
A new album and documentary celebrates Joni Mitchell at 75. We take a look at one of the more interesting musical chapters of her career, one that included Billy Idol, Peter Gabriel, Thomas Dolby and more.
From pop success in the 1980s to working on cell phone ringtones to becoming a Johns Hopkins University professor, Thomas Dolby is always looking forward.