Front 242

Genres: Pop / Rock
Descriptive "tags": ebm industrial electronic Powered by AudioScrobbler
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, Front 242 comprised Codenys alone, for the 1982 single ‘Principles’, then became a trio with Jean-Luc De Meyer and Bressanutti. These early releases were more in tune with the elementary synth-pop of artists such as Depeche Mode, and it was not until after the release of Geography that they appeared live. A fourth member, Geoff Bellingham, was added for this purpose, although he was later replaced by ex-roadie and concurrent Revolting Cocks member Richard 23. Front 242’s journey through the 80s gradually saw them becoming a more distinctive unit, however, with politically motivated...

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