UK Decay are one of the original bands to cross over from punk to what was then becoming called "Gothic", in the early '78 London scene, before the gothic and even post punk bands like Bauhaus, Theatre of Hate, the Southern Death Cult, and more. Their earlier singles are very punk, and the band has appeared on compilations of both punk and gothic music, including Punk And Disorderly and The Whip with Slavedrive immediately after UK Decay broke up, and inspired the name for the english punk rock video compilation "UK/DK". Aside from Theatre of Hate and Southern Death Cult, UK Decay fit the same category as bands like The Dark, Crisis and Warsaw (who would become Joy Division.......
Poésie Noire were a Belgian band that rose to prominence in the mid-80's and whose active career lasted until the early 1990s. Their Belgian origins and tendency to develop a goth-oriented, synthetic, gloomy universe with low-pitched voices - Poésie Noire could translate by "Black/Dark Poetry" - had them categorized as EBM such as other Belgian members of the 1980s industrial music scene like À;GRUMH... or A Split-Second. However, much in the manner of various renowned Belgian EBM bands like The Neon Judgement and, to some extent, Front 242, they declared, through their music, a will to step away from the usual industrial aggressiveness that characterized Electronic body music and developed a more mainstream accessible dark pop sound that helped them to be regarded as plain New Wave or goth.......
1.radio active flood 2.dark number 3.relentless passage
Abecedarians were a Los Angeles based post-punk trio active in the mid to late 1980s, on Factory Records. The lineup was Chris Manecke (guitar, vocals, keyboards), Kevin Dolan (drums) and John Blake (bass). They specialized in reverb heavy, synth driven post-punk songs....
T21 are Philippe and Hervé Lomprez, two brothers from Abscon, in the North of France, near Lille (200 km from Paris). Though some people think of their music to be gothic, industrial, electro-pop, ambient, '80s, or like New Order or Joy Division, their music cannot really fit into just one category. Their music consists of lush......
1.the hazy ridge 2.sunken lives 3.there's a strange way this morning 4.sharing sensation 5.the rickshaw 6.the fairylike show 7.some twenty one miles from the coast 8.magnified section of dreams 9.the clencher 10.million lights
this is their compilation including live tracks' released in 1986 by statik records.
1.counting the days 2.winning 3.dreams then plans 4.total recall 5.burning part of me 6.longest days 7.under you 8.golden soldiers 9.silent air 10.sense of purpose 11.new way of live 12.wildest dreams 13.heartland 14.temperature drop 15.missiles
return of the roughnecks by the chameleons their best 2 cd compilation..
1.silence sea and sky 2.swamp thing 3.in shreds 4.home is where the heart is 5.a person isn't safe anywhere these days 6.mad jack 7.don't fall 8.caution 9.second skin 10.perfume garden 11.tears [original] 12.monkeyland 13.nostalgia 14.view from hill 15.is it any wonder 16.free for all 17.the healer 18.denims and curls