Interesting discussion here...
As far as I'm concerned, "new" doesn't necessarily mean "better". It can, but it's certainly not a rule in any way. I mean : there is current music out there that is unbearable to listen to because of the amount of cheese too, yet it has nothing to do with the 80s.
Also, the amount of music that samples or rehashes stuff from previous decades is impressive - it's been going on for years now, it's all about recycling, and a 2015-ish doesn't change much to a piece of music that comes from an 80s track.
Of course there's some amazing (brand new) music being pr