futurepop

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

future +‎ pop, coined by musicians Ronan Harris and Stephan Groth.

Noun[edit]

futurepop (uncountable)

  1. A genre of electronic dance music with influences from synthpop, trance, and EBM.
    • 2007, Raven Digitalis, Goth Craft: The Magickal Side of Dark Culture, page 37:
      Modern industrial music subgenres and fusion-genres include EBM, futurepop, power-noise, aggrotech (terror-EBM), coldwave, elektro, dark-electro, and industrial-metal. Yes, it can be quite confusing.
    • 2013, S. Alexander Reed, Assimilate: A Critical History of Industrial Music, page 296:
      Despite—or more likely, because of—futurepop's sudden and visible popularity within the global industrial scene, it was subject to harsh criticism in the early and mid-2000s.
    • 2014, Nicolae Sfetcu, The Music Sound
      Music festivals that feature futurepop bands include Infest, Wave Gotik Treffen and M'era Luna.