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Skyline

Offering banjoist Tony Trischka, Skyline helped pioneer the newgrass appear in the ’80s, merging a bluegrass/country mix with strong music and tight harmonies. They released several albums over the Flying Seafood label, including Later to Function in 1981, Stranded in the Moonlight in 1984, Skyline Drive in 1986, and Fireplace …

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Mazarati

Heavily influenced simply by Prince and enough time, Mazarati was among the countless acts that arrived from the Minneapolis funk-rock scene from the 1980s–a scene that also gave us Jesse Johnson’s Revue, the Family, Ta Mara & the Seen, Vanity 6 and Apollonia 6. Mazarati by no means became popular …

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Anja Huwe

Anja Huwe is seen as Germany’s response to Siouxsie Sioux. Just like Sioux led the Banshees in to the bleak landscape of gothic rock and roll, Huwe ventured into ominous scenery with Xmal Deutschland. Along with bassist Rita Simon, guitarist Manuela Rickers, keyboardist Fiona Sangster, and drummer Caro Might, Huwe …

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Void

Void was among the first rings to fuse hardcore punk and rock in a manner that was accepted by punk supporters, as well as the initial music group signed to Ian MacKaye’s Dischord label that wasn’t from Washington, D.C. (they hailed rather from suburban Columbia, Maryland). Their impact wasn’t as …

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Duet Emmo

Among the outdoors tasks by guitarist Bruce Gilbert and vocalist Edvard Graham Lewis of London-based industrial rings, Dome and Cable, Duet Emmo was conceived with and made by Daniel Miller, owner of individual, synth pop record label, Mute. The seriously digital Duet Emmo test was canceled soon after liberating a …

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Man Sized Action

Adding melodicism and rhythmic variety to the most common “loud fast tips” from the early-’80s Midwest crop, the Minneapolis-based Man Size Actions included Pat Woods, Brian Paulson, Kelly Linehan, and Tippy. The Cable and Objective of Burma-influenced group was the 1st putting your signature on to Bob Mould’s Reflex Information. …

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The Plagues

An odd small ’60s garage area music group from Michigan with an increase of of the folk-pop bent than most such clothes. Their ditties had been basic but catchy, sounding similar to a uncooked Herman’s Hermits; for the slower music, the business lead vocalist comes with an artless, low singalong …

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Until December

Fronted by Tx indigenous Adam Sherburne, Until Dec emerged from SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA in the middle-’80s playing in the dark, homoerotic undercurrents of their disco-style grooves but also adding a wholesome dose of hard rock guitar towards the mechanised dance is better than. The group agreed upon to 415 …

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James Smith

Not to end up being confused using the very much previously guitarist with Excess fat Waller, this guitarist Wayne Smith supported the skinny Robyn Hitchcock through the ’80s. Smith produced mighty contributions towards the Hitchcock ouevre, occasionally playing drums aswell as guitar, performing backup, producing, as well as permitting his …

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The Wayfarers

This talented NY group, using their not particularly fashionable mixture of alternative guitar rock, breezy Western european chanteuse pop, and cinematic arrangements using trumpet, flugelhorn, and different brass and wind instruments, was lost in the indie shuffle in the mid-’80s. Their exclusive recording, World’s Fare, was just released in European …

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