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From the innumerable electro-techno acts to arise from Detroit through the 1990s, Adult. will be the most unique, immediately recognizable because of their starkly grim visuals in addition to their anxiety-ridden music. Adult. (be aware the time) is made up of wedded few Nicola Kuperus and Adam Lee Miller, who …

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NJ residents Chris Shepard and Mike Mangino shaped commercial duo Smersh in 1981, recording loud proto-techno tracks in primitive analog synthesizers and drum machines within their cellar studio room in Piscataway. The duo convened every Mon, wrote a music from scratch, documented it, rather than performed it once again, existing …

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Minimal Man

It’s too easily the situation that a lot of artists who arrived from the late-’70s punk uproar — and the ones of the other parallel moments already coalescing in those days — aren’t while readily remembered or appreciated because they couldn’t end up being specifically pigeonholed. Such was the case …

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Bourbonese Qualk

Vocalists and multi-instrumentalists Julian Gilbert and Simon Crab formed experimental industrial group Bourbonese Qualk in 1980 with drummer Steven Tanza. The group got a cool, dub-influenced post-punk sound, with intense shouted lyrics about anarchy and politics subjects. The music group got released 11 albums since 1983’s Laughing Afternoon, though Gilbert …

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Crash Course in Science

Crash Program in Science certainly are a pioneering minimal synth trio from Philadelphia, shaped in 1979 by business lead vocalist Dale Feliciello, Mallory Yago, and Michael Zodorozny. Influenced by performance artwork as well as the punk picture, they started to create quirky tunes about household products, utilizing incredibly rudimentary drum …

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