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Saturday, 19 September 2020 12:40

Hugo Kant - Secret Society

Quentin Le Roux a.k.a. Hugo Kant is a Trip-hop/Downtempo musician and producer from Marseille, France. He is active since 2011.
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Friday, 18 September 2020 12:43

Gruppenbild-Tranquility

Gruppenbild is a belgian New wave - Post Punk group from the '80s.
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Wednesday, 16 September 2020 16:25

Art in Glass - No Fear

Art in Glass is an '80s New Wave - Synth Pop group from Malta.
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Tuesday, 15 September 2020 16:47

OBERST PANIZZA - I'm an Ancient Astronaut

OBERST PANIZZA plays synth wave and comes from Berlin. He is founding member and co-composer of band Velvet Condom. Now he is operating in solo, by programming synthesized melodies and robotic vocals, in the lineage of early electronic pop.
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Saturday, 12 September 2020 11:50

Girlpool - Crowded Stranger

Girlpool is an indie rock band from Los Angeles, California, formed by friends Avery Tucker and Harmony Tividad.Their self-titled debut EP was posted on their Bandcamp account in February 2014, and re-released on Wichita Recordings later that year.The band released its debut album, Before the World Was Big, in June 2015, also on Wichita Recordings.Their second album, Powerplant, was released in May 2017, via Anti-.
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Friday, 11 September 2020 12:45

The B-52's - Give Me Back My Man

The B-52s (styled as The B-52's prior to 2008)are an American new wave band which was formed in Athens, Georgia, in 1976. The original line-up consisted of Fred Schneider (vocals, percussion), Kate Pierson (vocals, keyboards), Cindy Wilson (vocals, percussion), Ricky Wilson (guitar), and Keith Strickland (drums, guitar, keyboards). Ricky Wilson died from AIDS-related illness in 1985, and Strickland switched from drums to lead guitar. The band also added touring members for albums and live performances. The group evoked a "thrift shop aesthetic", in the words of Bernard Gendron,by drawing from 1950s and 1960s pop sources, trash culture, and rock and roll. Schneider, Pierson, and Wilson sometimes use call-and-response-style vocals (Schneider's often humorous sprechgesang contrasting with the melodic harmonies of Pierson and Wilson), and their guitar- and keyboard-driven instrumentation composes their trademark sound which was also set apart from their contemporaries by the unusual guitar tunings used by Ricky Wilson on their earlier albums. The band has had many hits, including "Rock Lobster", "Planet Claire", "Private Idaho", "Whammy Kiss", "Party Out of Bounds", "Wig", "Love Shack" and "Roam".
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Wednesday, 09 September 2020 12:53

The Green Telescope - I'm A Living Sickness

Garage beat band from Edinburgh, Scotland who released two 45s in the mid 80s. Lenny Helsing, guitar and vocals, Alan McLean, bass, Bruce Lyall, organ and Gavin Henderson, drums: played on debut Two By Two EP. Gavin replaced by Mal Kergan for Face In A Crowd single. Steve Fraser temporarily replaced Alan on bass for The Waking Dream and Tribute To Syd Barrett recordings in 1985. After this they would change their name to The Thanes Of Cawdor then shorten that to The Thanes.
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Monday, 07 September 2020 10:31

Dolly Mixture - New Look Baby

Dolly Mixture were an English band, formed in 1978 by the bassist and vocalist Debsey Wykes (born 21 December 1960, Hammersmith, London, England), guitarist and vocalist Rachel Bor (born 16 May 1962, Wales), and drummer Hester Smith (born 28 October 1960, West Africa).[4] They had a taste of Top 40 success performing backing vocals for the Captain Sensible hit "Wot", a Top 10 hit with Sensible on "Glad It's All Over", and a UK No. 1 hit backing Sensible on his 1982 cover of "Happy Talk". Rachel Bor also featured on the Animus/Loose Records single "Wot NO Meat?" also by Captain Sensible in 1985. Bor and Wykes performed together on 24 April 2013 at the Islington Assembly Hall in London.
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Sunday, 23 August 2020 14:42

The Four Pennies - Black girl

The Four Pennies were an English, 1960s Beat music group, most notable for their 1964 UK chart-topping song "Juliet". The Four Pennies were probably the most commercially successful UK vocal/instrumental group that failed to chart in the United States, during the so-called British Invasion.
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Saturday, 22 August 2020 15:44

Messer Chups - Twin Peaks Twist

Messer Chups is an experimental band from St. Petersburg, Russia. The band was founded by Oleg Gitarkin who had previously performed with Oleg Kostrow under the name of Messer für Frau Müller. Messer Chups is often considered a "spin-off" band of Messer für Frau Müller. The band was originally a duo of Gitarkin on bass guitar and Annette Schneider who played the synths. During 2000–2002 Messer Chups consisted of Gitarkin and Igor Vdovin on synth. In 2003, the producer of Messer Chups and head of their home label Solnze Records, Oleg Tarasov, invited the world famous theremin player Lydia Kavina to join them. Together they have released several albums and reworked their previous releases. In 2005, Messer Chups became a duo consisting of Gitarkin and ZombieGirl on bass. In 2007, they became a trio, with drummer Denis "Kashey" Kuptzov from the famous band Leningrad. In 2008, they changed their drummer to Alexander Belkok, and Alexander Skvortzov became their vocalist. Messer Chups' music often features a foundation of surf drums on which they build collages of samples from odd sources, like jazz, east European animation soundtracks, and American B-pictures. On top of that they play guitar solos and the theremin. The group's album "The Incredible Crocotiger" was used as the soundtrack for the dating sim Monster Prom
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