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The Pop Group - 59% match to Mark Stewart

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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This seminal UK punk act operated from Bristol, Avon, in the late 70s, combining abstracted funk with chaos and expressionist vocals courtesy of Mark Stewart. The topics under consideration - starvation, war, exploitation - were similar to those expounded by anarcho-punks Crass, but the Pop Group’s music was much more sophisticated. Their records proved both inspirational Read more

23 Skidoo - 52% match to Mark Stewart

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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Post-punk experimentalists who, alongside other industrial acts such as Cabaret Voltaire, A Certain Ratio and Throbbing Gristle did much to influence the course of UK dance music. Taking their name from an Aleister Crowley reference, the group was formed in London, England in 1979 by Fritz Catlin (Fritz Haaman; drums/percussion) and brothers Alex Turnbull (percussion) and Jo Read more

Dub Syndicate - 44% match to Mark Stewart

Genres: Reggae
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Cabaret Voltaire - 42% match to Mark Stewart

Genres: Eclectic Electronic & Ambient Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, in 1972, and named after a 1930s Dadaist collective based in Zurich, this experimental, innovative electronic outfit proved to be a huge influence on later, more commercially successful bands such as the Human League, Depeche Mode and New Order. By the late 80s they were also recognised as a pioneering force on the UK’s dance music Read more

Rip Rig & Panic - 41% match to Mark Stewart

Genres: Jazz Pop / Rock
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A Certain Ratio - 29% match to Mark Stewart

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 2000s
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No UK act crystallized independent, punk-influenced funk more than Manchester’s A Certain Ratio. The original line-up comprised Jeremy Kerr (bass), Simon Topping (vocals/trumpet), Peter Terrell (guitar), Martin Moscrop (guitar/trumpet), Martha Tilson (vocals, ex-Occult Chemistry), who joined a little later, although she had left by 1982, and Donald Johnson (drums) who repl Read more

Meat Beat Manifesto - 26% match to Mark Stewart

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Severed Heads - 25% match to Mark Stewart

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

Foetus - 24% match to Mark Stewart

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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You’ve Got Foetus On Your Breath, Scraping Foetus Off The Wheel, Foetus Interruptus, Foetus Uber Alles, Foetus Inc - all these titles are actually the pseudonym of one person: Australian émigré J.G. Thirlwell (James George Thirwell, 29 January 1960, Melbourne, Australia), alias Jim Foetus and Clint Ruin. After moving to London, England, in 1978, he founded Read more

Chrome - 23% match to Mark Stewart

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

Renegade Soundwave - 21% match to Mark Stewart

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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London, England born and bred dance music trio whose esoteric recordings were variously described as ‘Dance-Noise-Terror’ and ‘ Chas And Dave with a beatbox’. Comprising the multi-faceted instrumentalists, Danny Briotett (ex-Mass), Carl Bonnie and Gary Asquith (ex-Mass), the trio claimed: ‘We’re a by-product of punk. It forged the way we think, tho Read more

Richard H. Kirk - 21% match to Mark Stewart

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

Crime & the City Solution - 19% match to Mark Stewart

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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The classic line-up of this atmospheric rock band arose from the ashes of the Birthday Party, but eventually became a repository for a number of musicians and artists working under that verbose banner. Rowland S. Howard (vocals/guitar), together with brother Harry Howard (bass), brought fellow Birthday Party journeyman Mick Harvey (Michael John Harvey, 29 September 1958, Roc Read more

Pigbag - 19% match to Mark Stewart

Genres: Disco
Decades Active: 2000s
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Pigbag will be forever linked with their debut single, and only hit, ‘Papa’s Got A Brand New Pigbag’ (a play on words on the mid-60s James Brown classic, ‘Papa’s Got A Brand New Bag’). A quirky but nevertheless catchy funk/soul instrumental, the single was first released in May 1981, but took almost a year to reach the charts, peaking at number 3. Read more

Section 25 - 18% match to Mark Stewart

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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