Experimental multi-instrumentalist Eric Random released three albums and a slew of singles between 1980 and 1987, tracing a fascinating post-punk arc from art-bruit to esoteric jazz and funk inflections, and later exploring non-Western idioms with his group The Bedlamites.
35mm Dreams a biography I would have said formed in 1978 by 4 school friends from Craigmount High School, Edinburgh Scotland, however original bass player Ian handed me a family tree he had written in 1978 that shows that the core of the band were doing something together as early as Jan 76.
Manicured Noise were a Manchester based act from the late seventies/early eighties.
Vocalist Steven Walsh was an original member of the group Flowers of Romance along with Sid Vicious amongst others, later working as a writer with NME and Zig Zag. The band were a combination of the experimental and the funky-with many influences ranging from Lalo Schifrin to Funk, soul and Dub.
Greenfield Leisure were active from 1979 to 1983. The band members all came from Orpington, UK and met at school in the 1970's. The band started as an exercise in home-recording (endlessly "jamming" in suburban living rooms) and became a pop group by developing song structures out of extensive improvisation.
Thre is more than one artist with this name: 1)For London-based all girl outfit, rename your files as per http://www.last.fm/music/M+A+R+I+N+E :)
Marine were a shortlived Belgian crew who found home in the post-punk movement in the UK.