One of the more bizarre “groups” birthed by the late-’70s/early-’80s British post-punk scene, And the Native Hipsters achieved notoriety in 1980 with the oddball single “There Goes Concorde Again,” a living room recording that the group had pressed into 500 copies.
Burning boat to Spica(Aka SPICA) was formed on August 10th, 2008.
For SPICA,music is a forking way to reveal the timeless apocalypses undecipherablely.SPICA desires to re-build the dimmish paradise with the remnants of the last flourishing age through capturing the delphic fluttering of butterflies and their resonances.
A Japanese techno-pop trio of the early '80s led by singer/songwriter Masami Tsuchiya, Ippu-Do was the missing link between Japan's Yellow Magic Orchestra and England's Japan -- neither as purely electronic as the former nor as prettily atmospheric as the latter.
1000 Mexicans were one of the most innovative and creative independent bands of the 1980s, combining quality pop songwriting and rhythmic and harmonic richness with their unique touches of experimentalism and eccentricity. The band started playing various London, UK clubs in the summer of 1982, and brought their unique instrumentation style with them.
Jullan (ジュラン) was a Japanese New Wave/Synthpop duo formed mainly by two students of Hitotsubashi University. The core members were Segawa Hiroshi and Yamada Atsushi. Ryuichi Sakamoto showed them first in a radio programme and they also released an early version of "Imaginary Doll" in a British compilation called "Blush on Black".
Marxman were a Marxist hip-hop group with two MCs. Their lyrics expounded socialism and an end to economic and social injustice. Their first single, "Sad Affair", caused particular controversy for calling for support for the Republican campaign in Northern Ireland.
Peter Wylie began his musical career in 1977 as a guitarist for the Crucial Three (with The Teardrop Explodes' Julian Cope and Echo & the Bunnymen's Ian McCulloch), for a couple months (Sept-Nov 1977).