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Chris and Cosey - 86% match to Cabaret Voltaire

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Chris Carter and Cosey Fanni Tutti (Christine Newby) became partners while with late 70s ‘industrial’ sound pioneers Throbbing Gristle. When the latter split in 1981, the couple decided to operate both as Chris And Cosey and as CTI (Creative Technology Institute). Their debut album, Heartbeat, credited to CTI, drew from Throbbing Gristle’s rhythmic undercurren Read more

Severed Heads - 82% match to Cabaret Voltaire

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Australia in 1979, the original line-up of this experimental unit comprised Richard Fielding and Andrew Wright with Tom Ellard (Thomas Ellard, 1962, Australia) joining shortly afterwards. Ellard would remain the one constant in a lengthy career that has attracted a cult following and plenty of critical acclaim, with only sporadic bursts of commercial activity. By t Read more

Front 242 - 61% match to Cabaret Voltaire

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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A duo of Patrick Codenys (16 November 1958, Brussels, Belgium; composition, computers, synthesizers, guitars, vocals) and Daniel Bressanutti (b. 27 August 1954, Brussels, Belgium; programming, samples), Front 242 earned their long-standing reputation within the industrial/avant garde community via a largely compelling series of experimental exercises in sound. Originally, Fr Read more

Skinny Puppy - 57% match to Cabaret Voltaire

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Industrial band Skinny Puppy, from Vancouver, Canada, are widely regarded as a forceful influence on the development of the genre in the late 80s, counting Nine Inch Nails’ Trent Reznor among their loudest advocates. The principals behind the band are cEVIN Key (as this multi-instrumentalist prefers to call himself) and Nivek Ogre (Kevin Ogilvie), the band’s singer Read more

Richard H. Kirk - 54% match to Cabaret Voltaire

Genres: Electronic & Ambient
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Founding member of pioneering electronic outfit Cabaret Voltaire whose releases under a variety of guises in the 90s have seen him increasingly accommodated by the dance music generation. Kirk released his first solo set in 1981, following it with the double album, Time High Fiction two years later. His taste for dance music was previewed by the release of Cabaret Voltaire’ Read more

Chrome - 51% match to Cabaret Voltaire

Genres: Eclectic Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in San Francisco, California, USA, in 1976, Chrome were one of the earliest and most influential American new wave/punk/industrial bands. Their first recording line-up featured John L. Cyborg (John Lambdin; vocals, guitar, bass), Gary Spain (vocals, guitar, bass), Mike Low (guitar, synthesizer, bass) and Damon Edge (guitar, synthesizer, drums). Only Cyborg had any pre Read more

Einst├╝rzende Neubauten - 48% match to Cabaret Voltaire

Genres: Eclectic Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed out of the Berlin arts conglomerate Die Geniale Dilletanten, Einstürzende Neubauten (inspired by the collapse of the Kongresshalle) made their live debut on April 1 1980 at the Moon. The line-up comprised Blixa Bargeld (Christian Emmerich, 12 January 1959, Berlin, Germany), N.U. Unruh (b. Andrew Chudy, 9 June 1957, New York, USA), Beate Bartel and Gudrun Gut, the Read more

Meat Beat Manifesto - 43% match to Cabaret Voltaire

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Their name a grotesque reference to masturbation, London, England’s Meat Beat Manifesto is a post-industrial electronic outfit formed by multi-instrumentalist/vocalist Jack Dangers (John Corrigan) and programmer Jonny Stephens, and originally aided by non-musical contributors Marcus Adams (dancer and choreographer) and Craig Morrison (stage and costume design). Taking t Read more

Public Image Limited - 40% match to Cabaret Voltaire

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
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Public Image Ltd. - 40% match to Cabaret Voltaire

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Public Image Ltd (PiL) was the ‘company’ formed by John Lydon (31 January 1956, Finsbury Park, London, England) when he left behind both the Sex Pistols and his previous moniker, Johnny Rotten, in January 1978. With Lydon on vocals, classically trained pianist and early Clash guitarist Keith Levene on guitar, reggae-influenced bass player Jah Wobble (b. John Wardle Read more

Tuxedomoon - 40% match to Cabaret Voltaire

Genres: Pop / Rock Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Cult American expatriates who, while popular in Europe, remain largely ignored both in the USA and the UK. Formed at San Francisco City College in 1977 by multi-instrumentalists Steven Brown and Blaine L. Reininger, the original line-up of the band included vocalists Gregory Cruikshank and Victoria Lowe, guitarist Michael Belfer and drummer Paul Zahl, plus vocalist/performance Read more

Alien Sex Fiend - 39% match to Cabaret Voltaire

Genres: Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Essentially an alias for the eccentric Nick Wade, Alien Sex Fiend emerged as part of the early 80s gothic punk movement in the UK centred around London’s Batcave venue. Wade previously served time with obscure acts such as the Earwigs and Mr. And Mrs. Demeanour, before releasing two singles as Demon Preacher. This was shortened to the Demons for a third single, but like it Read more

Suicide - 39% match to Cabaret Voltaire

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This US duo was an important influence on Birthday Party, Soft Cell, Sigue Sigue Sputnik, Nine Inch Nails and the Sisters Of Mercy with their potent fusion of rockabilly and electronic music on cheap equipment. Singer Alan Vega and multi-instrumentalist Martin Rev polarized audiences in Max’s Kansas City and other New York clubs in the early 70s, remaining unheard on vinyl Read more

Killing Joke - 38% match to Cabaret Voltaire

Genres: Heavy Metal Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Spoken Word
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This immensely powerful post-punk UK band made their name through the combination of a furious rhythm section with near-psychotic performances from Jaz Coleman (Jeremy Coleman, 26 February 1960, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England; vocals/keyboards). The band came about when Coleman, of Egyptian descent, was introduced to Paul Ferguson, then drumming for the Matt Stagger Ba Read more

Section 25 - 38% match to Cabaret Voltaire

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 2000s
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The nucleus of this Blackpool, Lancashire, England group started in 1977 with brothers Vincent Cassidy (drums, later electronics) and Larry Cassidy (bass, vocals). With the addition of guitarist Paul Wiggin, the group’s bleak, bass-heavy sound caught the attention of Joy Division’s manager Rob Gretton and singer Ian Curtis, who together produced the single ‘Girl& Read more


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