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23 Skidoo cross industrial, punk, hip hop, funk, jazz and tribal elements. The band had interests in martial arts, Burundi and Kodo drumming, Fela Kuti, The Last Poets, William S. Burroughs, as well as the emerging confluence of industrial music, post-punk and funk.

23 Skidoo was formed in North London, UK in 1979 as a post-punk trio. By 1980 they had grown into a quartet consisting of Fritz Catlin, Johnny Turnbull, Sam Mills…

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  • This is what I'm looking for!!!!!
  • Hell yeah
  • Sweet.
  • Xhi
    awesome stuff
  • One of the most important bands to emerge from the 80s.
  • @TeatroAssente: 23 Skidoo weren't averse from "lifting" a bassline themselves. Compare "Samba Zippy (Part Two)" from 1982 by [url=http://www.last.fm/music/Swamp+Children]Swamp Children[/url] to 23 Skidoo's "Language" (the single, not the Urban Gamelan track) from 1984.
  • They're back together again!
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  • totally remarkable
  • One of my favorite bands of all time. Amazing experimentation, and an overall amazing sound. Love all the different styles incorporated into their music.

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