Ever since I saw the Original Battlestar Galactica back in 1978 as an 8 year old I have a vocoder fetish because of those Cylons.
Whenever I hear a vocoder in a song my ears are on alert. In the 80's there was quite a plethora of artists using vocoders, like Midnight Star, Man Parrish, Newcleus, Mantronix, etc.
Glad to hear there are those who believe that vocoders began back there and carry on the torch of the forefathers.
In short....my nerd fix is well fed by Pink fink, good stuff. ;)