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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

Cabaret Voltaire - 42% match to Mark Stewart

Genres: Eclectic Electronic & Ambient Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
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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Meat Beat Manifesto - 26% match to Mark Stewart

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Severed Heads - 25% match to Mark Stewart

Genres: Pop / Rock
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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: 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
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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

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

Throbbing Gristle - 18% match to Mark Stewart

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Evolving out of the Hull-based COUM Transmissions performance troupe, Throbbing Gristle was formed in London in September 1975 by Genesis P-Orridge (Neil Megson, 1950, England; vocals), Cosey Fanni Tutti (b. Christine Newby; guitar/cornet), Peter Christopherson (electronics) and Chris Carter (synthesizers). COUM’s Prostitution exhibition at the Institute of Contemporary Read more

Public Image Ltd. - 17% match to Mark Stewart

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

Jah Wobble - 16% match to Mark Stewart

Genres: Dance Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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John Wardle, 1958, Stepney, London, England. An innovative bass player, Wobble began his career with Public Image Limited. Previously he had been known as one of the ‘four Johns’ who hung around Malcolm McLaren’s ‘Sex’ boutique, and adopted his unusual moniker following a drunken remark by Sid Vicious. Heavily influenced by the experimental rhythms o Read more

Prince Far I - 16% match to Mark Stewart

Genres: Reggae
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Michael Williams, c.1944, Spanish Town, Jamaica, d. 15 September 1983. Prince Far I, the voice of thunder, was originally a bouncer at the premises of Coxsone Dodd’s Studio One, Jamaica’s premier record label of the 60s and early 70s. A huge, muscular figure with impressive facial scars, he was known as a gentle giant with hidden depths. One day in 1970 King Stitt, Read more


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