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Hawks

This Midwestern power pop quintet (keyboardist Dave Hearn, guitarists Dave Steen, and Kirk Kaufman, bassist Frank Wiewel, and drummer Larry Adams) came built with four strong songwriters/vocalists fighting for room on each of their two long players (only drummer Adams sat from the songwriting duties). Through the span of two …

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Rose McDowall

Rose McDowall (vocals, electric guitar) was one-half from the ’80s brand-new influx duo Strawberry Switchblade. Nevertheless, the bouncy, keyboard-laden pop of Strawberry Switchblade bears small resemblance to the task she would afterwards do. McDowall produced Strawberry Switchblade in Glasgow, Scotland, in 1981. Originally comprising four users, McDowall called the music …

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Just Water

Just Drinking water were one among numerous bands within the middle- to past due-’70s NY scene operating beyond the major-label recording contract program and barely documented in vinyl. Their music wasn’t as nonmainstream as many from the bands from the city’s punk/brand-new influx circuit, owing very much to Who-like power …

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Truth

Formed in the first ’80s by former 9 Below Zero leader Dennis Greaves (vocals and guitar) and second guitarist (and occasional vocalist) Mick Lister, the Truth’s combination of ’60s rock and roll and R&B veered from the bluesy grind of Greaves’ former group and embraced a far more melodic pop …

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The Dagoes

Created in 1979, the Dagoes had been an Australian rock-band who performed a freewheeling mixture of ’60s garage area, new wave, and punk. Early denizens from the Adelaide indie picture, these were known for his or her spirited concert events which would sometimes feature up to nine players, many of …

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Herwig Mitteregger

A singer, songwriter, drummer, and veteran of Germany’s brand-new wave picture, Austrian local Herwig Mitteregger began his music profession in Berlin, using in Nina Hagen’s support music group. Two albums with Hagen as well as the music group broke apart in 1980, citing the singer’s “bossiness” and getting the good-timing …

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Frantic Elevators

Liverpool, England’s Frantic Elevators are most known to be the jumping-off stage for the pre-Simply Crimson Mick Hucknall. In addition to the vocalist, the music group also included drummer Kevin Williams, guitarist Neil Smith, and bassist Brian Turner. The band’s initial one, Voice at night, premiered in June of 1979 …

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Phil Judd

A founding member and early creative force behind New Zealand’s Divide Enz, Phil Judd quickly became disillusioned using the music industry and dropped from the music group in 1977. After rejoining Divide Enz and departing once again, he spent a short while with two renowned New Zealand punk rings — …

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The Telefones

The Telefones were a mid-’60s rock-inspired new wave music group from Dallas, TX. Once they created in 1979, Jerry Dirkx performed lead acoustic guitar and sang, Chris Dirkx performed drums, Steve Dirkx performed bass, and can Clay performed saxophone and synthesizer. The band’s 1st solitary, The Ballad of Jerry Godzilla, …

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P-Model

Japanese brand-new wave band P-Model started up in 1979, shaped by central member Hirasawa Susumu from the remains of his prior band, the intensifying rock group Mandrake. Frequently credited, as well as their contemporaries the Plastics and Hikashu, as co-founders of Japanese techno-pop, P-Model’s impact has been sensed over several …

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