Picopop


Picopop

Picopop is a type of electronic music, similar to electropop, with origins in Japanese experimental bands.

The name derives from "pikopiko" (the Japanese word to describe bleepy, dreamy electronic sounds such as 8-bit, etc.) and pop.

Correspondingly, the style is characterised by the prominent and ingenious use of electronic instruments and effects with an often frantic, fun, pop style.

Notable artists

* Yellow Magic Orchestra
* Plus-Tech Squeeze Box
* Perfume
* PINE*am
* capsule
* Sonic Coaster Pop
* Copter4016882
* Cubismo Grafico
* Aprils
* Mac Donald Duck Eclair
* Hazel Nuts Chocolate
* EeL
* Nagisa Cosmetic
* Omodaka
* COLTEMÖNIKHA
* Strawberry Machine


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