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A Witness are an English post-punk/indie rock band who were originally active in the mid-1980s alternative music scene.
Age of Chance were a British alternative rock-dance crossover band from Leeds, England active from 1985 to 1991.
All About the Rock is a website dedicated to heavy metal and hard rock news, as well as album, music and DVD reviews.
AllMusic (previously known as All Music Guide or AMG) is an online music guide.
Alternative rock (also called alternative music, alt-rock or simply alternative) is a style of rock music that emerged from the independent music underground of the 1980s and became widely popular in the 1990s.
Andrew Collins is an English writer and broadcaster.
Babybird are an indie band from the United Kingdom formed in 1995 and active until early 2013, fronted by Stephen Jones, who has also released records as a solo artist, using his own name, and as Black Reindeer.
BBC Music is an umbrella title used by the BBC to collect together its music output.
Big Flame (often rendered bIG fLAME) were a post punk/Indie rock three piece band, based in Manchester, England and active from 1983 to 1986.
Eleanora Fagan (April 7, 1915 – July 17, 1959), better known as Billie Holiday, was an American jazz singer with a career spanning nearly thirty years.
Bob Stanley (born 25 December 1964 in Horsham, Sussex, England) is a British musician, journalist, author, and film producer.
Bogshed were a pop group formed in Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, England in 1984, originally as The Amazing Roy North Penis Band.
Broadcast are an English indie electronic band, founded in Birmingham, England in 1995 by Trish Keenan (vocals, keyboards, guitar) and James Cargill (bass).
C81 was a cassette compiled for the British music paper NME in 1981 (hence (C)assette 81) and released in conjunction with the record label Rough Trade.
CD86: 48 Tracks from the Birth of Indie Pop is a compilation album of artists from the original C86 era, released in 2006 by Sanctuary Records.
Cherry Red Records is a British independent record label founded by Iain McNay in 1978.
Close Lobsters are a Scottish indie pop/rock band.
The Compact Audio Cassette (CAC) or Musicassette (MC), also commonly called the cassette tape or simply tape or cassette, is an analog magnetic tape recording format for audio recording and playback.
Compact disc (CD) is a digital optical disc data storage format that was co-developed by Philips and Sony and released in 1982.
Creation Records was a British independent record label headed by Scottish music executive Alan McGee.
David Westlake is an English singer/songwriter.
DIY ethic refers to the ethic of self-sufficiency through completing tasks without the aid of a paid expert.
"Do it yourself" ("DIY") is the method of building, modifying, or repairing things without the direct aid of experts or professionals.
Drowned in Sound, sometimes abbreviated to DiS, is a UK-based music webzine financed by artist management company Silentway.
For the cartoon character, see The Outbursts of Everett True. Everett True (born Jeremy Andrew Thackray 21 April 1961) is an English music journalist and musician, who grew up in Chelmsford, Essex.
A fanzine (blend of fan and magazine or -zine) is a non-professional and non-official publication produced by enthusiasts of a particular cultural phenomenon (such as a literary or musical genre) for the pleasure of others who share their interest.
A gatefold is a type of fold used for advertising around a magazine or section, and for packaging of media such as in the phonographic industry.
Half Man Half Biscuit are an English rock band, formed in 1984 in Birkenhead, Merseyside.
Heavenly Recordings is a London-based independent record label founded by Jeff Barrett.
Independent music (often referred to as indie music or indie) is music produced independently from commercial record labels or their subsidiaries, a process that may include an autonomous, do-it-yourself approach to recording and publishing.
An independent record label (or indie label) is a record label that operates without the funding of or outside major record labels.
Indie pop (also typeset as indie-pop or indiepop) is a music genre and subculture that combines guitar pop with DIY ethic in opposition to the style and tone of mainstream pop music.
Indie rock is a genre of rock music that originated in the United Kingdom in the 1970s.
The Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) is an artistic and cultural centre on The Mall in London, just off Trafalgar Square.
Jangle pop is a subgenre of pop rock that emphasizes trebly, ringing guitars (usually 12-string electrics) and 1960s-style pop melodies.
Jazz is a music genre that originated in the African-American communities of New Orleans, United States, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and developed from roots in blues and ragtime.
John Robert Parker Ravenscroft, (30 August 1939 – 25 October 2004), known professionally as John Peel, was an English disc jockey, radio presenter, record producer and journalist.
The LP (from "long playing" or "long play") is an analog sound storage medium, a vinyl record format characterized by a speed of rpm, a 12- or 10-inch (30 or 25 cm) diameter, and use of the "microgroove" groove specification.
Mantronix was an influential 1980s hip hop and electro funk music group from New York City.
McCarthy were a British indie pop band, formed in Barking, Greater London, England in 1984 by schoolmates Malcolm Eden (voice and guitar) and Tim Gane (lead guitar) with John Williamson (bass guitar) and Gary Baker (drums).
Melody Maker was a British weekly music magazine, one of the world's earliest music weeklies, and—according to its publisher IPC Media—the earliest.
Miaow were an indie band from Manchester, England,Henderson, Dave (1987) "Spraycans & lip", Underground, December 1987 (Issue 9), p. 22-23 active between 1984 and 1988.
Mighty Mighty were an indie band formed in Birmingham, England in the mid-1980s.
Mogwai are a Scottish post-rock band, formed in 1995 in Glasgow.
Neil Taylor (born 1959), was an English music journalist.
New Musical Express (NME) is a British music journalism website and former magazine that has been published since 1952.
Northern soul is a music and dance movement that emerged in Northern England in the late 1960s from the British mod scene, based on a particular style of black American soul music, especially in the mid-1960s, with a heavy beat and fast tempo.
A pejorative (also called a derogatory term, a slur, a term of abuse, or a term of disparagement) is a word or grammatical form expressing a negative connotation or a low opinion of someone or something, showing a lack of respect for someone or something.
Pitchfork is an American online magazine launched in 1995 by Ryan Schreiber, based in Chicago, Illinois and owned by Condé Nast.
Pogo A Go Go! is a cassette album released by NME Magazine in 1986 (later released as a CD NME RE 501), reflecting on the punk/new-wave era.
PopMatters is an international online magazine of cultural criticism that covers many aspects of popular culture.
Post-punk (originally called new musick) is a broad type of rock music that emerged from the punk movement of the 1970s, in which artists departed from the simplicity and traditionalism of punk rock to adopt a variety of avant-garde sensibilities.
Power pop is a rock music subgenre that draws its inspiration from 1960s British and American rock music.
Primal Scream are a British rock band originally formed in 1982 in Glasgow by Bobby Gillespie (vocals) and Jim Beattie.
Probe Plus is a record label based in Liverpool, England.
Public Enemy is an American hip hop group consisting of Chuck D, Flavor Flav, Professor Griff, Khari Wynn, DJ Lord, and the S1W group.
Punk ideologies are a group of varied social and political beliefs associated with the punk subculture and punk rock.
Punk subculture includes a diverse array of ideologies, fashion, and other forms of expression, visual art, dance, literature and film.
Record Store Day is an annual event inaugurated in 2007 and held on one Saturday every April to "celebrate the culture of the independently owned record store".
Reggae is a music genre that originated in Jamaica in the late 1960s.
Rhythm and blues, commonly abbreviated as R&B, is a genre of popular music that originated in African American communities in the 1940s.
Ron Johnson Records was a UK independent record label based in Long Eaton operating between 1983 and 1988.
Rough Trade Records is an independent record label based in London, England.
Roy Carr is an English music journalist.
Saint Etienne are an English band from London, formed in 1990.
Sanctuary Records Group Limited is a record label based in the United Kingdom and a subsidiary of BMG Rights Management.
A sequel is a literature, film, theatre, television, music or video game that continues the story of, or expands upon, some earlier work.
Stewart Graham Lee (born 5 April 1968) is an English stand-up comedian, writer and director.
Stump were an Anglo-Irish indie/experimental/rock group featuring former Microdisney members Mick Lynch (vocals) and Rob McKahey (drums), along with Kev Hopper (bass) and Chris Salmon (guitar).
The Television Personalities are an English post-punk band formed in 1977 by London singer-songwriter Dan Treacy.
The Bodines were a British rock group from the mid to late 1980s.
The Delgados were a Scottish indie rock band from Motherwell, North Lanarkshire.
The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.
The Mackenzies were an indie band from Glasgow active around 1986/87, releasing two singles of jagged indie-funk on Ron Johnson Records and contributing the track Big Jim to the NME's C86 compilation.
The Mighty Lemon Drops were an English rock group active from 1985 to 1992.
The Pastels are an independent music group from Glasgow, formed in 1981.
The Quietus is a British online music and pop culture magazine, focusing on arts news, reviews, and features.
The Servants were an indie band formed in 1985 in Hayes, Middlesex, England by singer-songwriter David Westlake.
Shop Assistants were an indie pop band from Edinburgh, Scotland, formed in 1984, initially as Buba & The Shop Assistants.
The Shrubs were an English rock music group, formed in Watford in 1985, releasing three albums before splitting up in 1989.
The Soup Dragons were a Scottish alternative rock band of the late 1980s and early 1990s.
The Subway Organization was an independent music label founded in 1985 in Bristol, by Martin Whitehead.
The Wedding Present are a British indie rock group originally formed in 1985 in Leeds, England, from the ashes of the Lost Pandas.
The Wolfhounds are an indie pop/noise pop band formed in Romford, UK in 1985 by Dave Callahan, Paul Clark, Andy Golding, Andy Bolton and Frank Stebbing, and originally active until 1990.
An underachiever is a person who fails to achieve his or her potential or does not do as well as expected.
Urusei Yatsura were a Scottish rock band formed in Glasgow in 1993.
"Velocity Girl" is a song by British alternative rock band Primal Scream, originally released as the B-side to their second single, "Crystal Crescent", in 1986.
We've Got a Fuzzbox and We're Gonna Use It!! or simply Fuzzbox are an English alternative rock group.