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Buttsteak

If Buttsteak wasn’t the goofiest punk-pop/alternative pop/rock and roll band from the ‘90s, these were certainly one of the goofiest. The East Coastline clothing was active through the grunge period of the first to middle-‘90s, but Buttsteak was hardly ever grunge — definately not it. At the same time when …

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The Units

Part performance artwork piece, component synth pop/post-punk/new influx innovators, the Products practically ruled the SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA picture in the past due ’70s and early ’80s before flirting with unlikely mainstream achievement in 1983. Frequently cited among the pioneers of synth punk alongside mythical Los Angeles-based group the Screamers, …

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Miracle Chosuke

Named for the type who’s a specialist putter within the 1988 arcade classic Lee Trevino’s Fighting Golfing, Miracle Chosuke started cranking away spazzy, new no wave-influenced indie rock and roll across the switch of the millennium. The Costa Mesa, CA, sextet presented vocalist Jason Silen, guitarists Dan Gerchik and Brady …

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Gil Mantera’s Party Dream

Acquiring the shiny textures of 1980s electronic pop and scuffing them up with a dash of garage area rock attitude, a lot of “get together down!” antics, and an inarguably amazing retro fashion feeling, Gil Mantera’s Party Desire may be the brainchild of two brothers from Youngstown, OH, Gil Mantera …

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Neon Plastix

Disco dance-rock group Neon Plastix — who’ve their own golf club night called Golf club Plastix — are located in Doncaster, Britain. The lineup features Danny Hardacre (drums), Kate Prior (bass), Robsynth 98 (key pad), Patrick Goss (key pad, vocals) and Adam Miller (electric guitar). Their brand-new wave-inspired tunes have …

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Numbers

An ideal inclusion within the skewed electro lineup of Oakland’s Tigerbeat6 label, Figures thrash the dancefloor by tangling the limbs of fresh wave, no influx, punk, disco, garage area, and synth-pop.The SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA trio was formed in 2000 by vocalist and drummer Indra Dunis and two ex-Xerobot members: …

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Shitdisco

Glasgow-based Shitdisco was shaped in early 2004 by Joel Natural stone (bass), Joe Reeves (guitar and vocals), Jan Lee (keyboard), and Darren Cullen (drums and cutlery). Quite definitely educated by modern-day dance-punk noises along with the post-punk noises of the forefathers, the group silently gained a faithful pursuing and their …

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Minny Pops

Often stern, sometimes humorous, occasionally both simultaneously, Dutch post-punk experimentalists Minny Pops formed in Amsterdam in 1978. They produced their documented debut the next season on Plurex, a label controlled by music group vocalist Wally Truck Middendorp. The three-track 7″ one included “Kojak,” which Truck Middendorp impersonated Telly Savalas’ Television …

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Menthol

Mixing wry, intelligent lyrics and erotic overtones with alternate tunings and distortion, Menthol produces its own edition of noisy punk pop. The music group began in 1991 in Champaign-Urbana, Sick., where in fact the three music group members, previous Hum bassist Balthazar De Ley (vocals and electric guitar), Joel Spencer …

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Oingo Boingo

Although Oingo Boingo was frequently in comparison to Devo throughout their career (because of both bands’ affinity for quirky fresh wave, goofy stage acts, & most obviously, peculiar however intriguing band names), Oingo Boingo by no means obtained the mainstream success that Devo did. However the music group did have …

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