Now he's bringing back that '80s analogue synth sound to a new audience.
Foxx is curating the Short Circuit festival of electronica at London's Roundhouse in June. The all-day event culminates with Foxx playing the original Moogs, ARPs and drum machines that he used on his 1980 album.
"There's a great surge of interest in electronic music. I don't know why that's happened, but it's fortunate for me because I did it a long time ago," he says.
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Meanwhile, to get you in the mood, here's a track from Metamatic (the 2010 edit)...