Scary Thieves were a short-lived English 1980s New Wave band, best known for their 1984 hit "Tell Me Girl" and their 1985 hit "The Waiting Game". Both songs are included on the "Hardest Hits" compilations, which focus on obscure New Wave/Synth bands that have little to big cult followings.
Uropa Lula was a British pop group, consisting of David Lloyd (vocals and guitar), Allan Dias (bass guitar), Pete Fromm (keyboards), Andrew Edge (drums/percussion), Chester Kamen (guitar), and Carol Isaacs (keyboards).
The Hawaiian Pups were a rare, not widely known about New Wave/ Electronic group from the 1980's which formed in the New York Metropolitan Area. The group is currently working on a new album. However, there is no known date as to when it will be released.
The Boys Brigade was a stellar 6 piece band playing the Toronto punk clubs of the early 1980s. Lead singer, keyboardist and principal song writer Malcolm Burn fronted the band. Their all original initial shows had layers of rhythm and driving bass, and their lyrics, descriptive.
MCL or MicroChipLeague was founded by the two Moskwa Tv members Talla 2XLC (Andreas Tomalla) and Axel Henninger in 1987. They released the album “Code Numbers” and a remixed version of this, “DIFFERENT MIXES”. The most popular song was the re-worked Sinatra classic “New York New York”, now in a very electrified version!
The Blue Peter story started in the mid-to-late 70's when Chris Wardman and Paul Humphrey, who became the nucleus of the band, began practicing and writing material in the Wardman's basement in Markham, Ontario.
Jon St. James is an American guitarist, songwriter–composer, producer and engineer whose Casbah Recording Studio was a part of Orange County, California's new music scene in the late 1970s and early to mid 1980s.
National Velvet was initially a four piece goth-rock band from Toronto fronted by charismatic singer Maria Del Mar, who was the statuesque cigarette girl at a trendy Toronto nightclub, The Copa. The music was primarily the work of bassist Mark Storm and lyricist Del Mar, and featured guitarist Mark Crossley and drummer Garry Flint.