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A Life Within a Day is the only studio album by the musical project Squackett, featuring Chris Squire (Yes) and Steve Hackett (ex-Genesis).
AFC Wimbledon is a professional football club currently based in Kingston upon Thames, south west London, England, which has played in League One, the third tier of the English football league system, since promotion in 2016.
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.
Annabel Lamb (born 1955, Surrey) is an English singer-songwriter.
Anthony Edwin Phillips (born 23 December 1951) is an English musician, songwriter, producer and singer who gained prominence as the original lead guitarist of the rock band Genesis, from 1967 to 1970.
Arthur Wilton Brown (born 24 June 1942) is an English rock singer and songwriter best known for his flamboyant theatrical performances, and his powerful, wide-ranging operatic voice.
Artists and repertoire (A&R) is the division of a record label or music publishing company that is responsible for talent scouting and overseeing the artistic development of recording artists and songwriters.
Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.
John Baine (born 21 October 1957), better known by his stage name Attila the Stockbroker,Strong, Martin C. (2003) The Great Indie Discography, Canongate,, p. 208 is a punk poet, and a folk punk musician and songwriter.
BBC Radio 6 Music (also still known as BBC 6 Music or BBC 6) is one of the BBC's digital radio stations.
was an English band who achieved critical acclaim and moderate commercial success during the mid to late 1970s.
Beau, born Christopher John Trevor Midgley, is a British singer-songwriter and twelve-string guitar player, who first became known in the late 1960s through his recordings for John Peel's Dandelion Records label.
Benjamin Brian Thomas Watt (born 6 December 1962) is a British musician, singer, songwriter, author, DJ and radio presenter, best known as one half of the duo Everything but the Girl.
Bill Nelson (born William Nelson, 18 December 1948, Wakefield, West Riding of Yorkshire, England) is an English singer, guitarist, songwriter, producer, painter, video artist, writer and experimental musician.
Blow Up were a British indie pop/indie rock band active between 1986 and 1991.
Blue Orchids are an English post-punk band formed in Manchester in 1979, when Martin Bramah decided to quit The Fall having recorded that band's debut album Live at the Witch Trials.
Bodast (also known as Canto) were a late 1960s rock group from London.
Bow Wow Wow are an English new wave band, created by manager Malcolm McLaren in 1980.
Breathe were an English pop rock band formed in London in 1984.
Brotherhood of Man are a British pop group who achieved success in the 1970s.
Bruce Douglas Foxton (born 1 September 1955) is an English singer, songwriter and musician.
For the religious buildings, see Chapter house Chapterhouse were a British shoegazing/alternative rock band from Reading, Berkshire, England.
Cherry Red Records is a British independent record label founded by Iain McNay in 1978.
Christopher Russell Edward Squire (4March 1948 – 27June 2015) was an English musician, singer and songwriter best known as the bassist and a founder of the progressive rock band Yes.
Cranes are a British music group formed in 1989, whose style has been described as "gothic minimalism".
Cud are a British indie rock band formed in Leeds, England in 1987, with an original line up of vocalist Carl Puttnam (born Ilford, Essex), guitarist/keyboardist Mike Dunphy (b. Northumberland), bassist William Potter (b. Derby), and drummer Steve Goodwin (b. Croydon, Surrey).
Curved Air are a pioneering English progressive rock group formed in 1970 by musicians from mixed artistic backgrounds, including classical, folk, and electronic sound.
David Anthony Brock (born 20 August 1941) is an English singer-songwriter and musician.
Dead Kennedys are an American punk rock band that formed in San Francisco, California, in 1978.
Destroy All Monsters were an influential Detroit band existing from 1973 to 1985, with sporadic performances since.
Dinosaur Jr. is an American rock band formed in Amherst, Massachusetts, in 1984, originally simply called Dinosaur until legal issues forced a change in name.
Harris Glenn Milstead, better known by his stage name Divine (October 19, 1945 – March 7, 1988), was an American actor, singer, and drag queen.
Donna Loren (born March 7, 1947) is an American singer and actress.
Edward Barton is a poet, artist and musician from Manchester, England, known for his eccentric stage performances and use of home-made instruments.
Elektra Records is an American major record label owned by Warner Music Group, founded in 1950 by Jac Holzman and Paul Rickolt.
Esoteric Recordings is a UK independent record label specialising in 1970s progressive rock, folk, psychedelic, and jazz-rock reissues as part of Cherry Red Records.
Everything but the Girl (sometimes referred to as EBTG) was an English musical duo, formed in Hull in 1982, consisting of lead singer and occasional guitarist Tracey Thorn and guitarist, keyboardist, producer and singer Ben Watt.
Exposé is an American Latin freestyle vocal group.
Eyeless in Gaza are an English musical duo of Martyn Bates and Peter Becker, based in Nuneaton, Warwickshire.
Felt were an English alternative rock band, formed in 1979 in Water Orton, Warwickshire and led by the mononymous Lawrence.
Five or Six was a UK post-punk band, originally signed to Cherry Red Records by A&R head Mike Alway, who deemed them to be the act with the most potential from the scene he had helped create around the Snoopies club in south-west London.
Folk music includes both traditional music and the genre that evolved from it during the 20th century folk revival.
Fourplay is a contemporary American smooth jazz quartet.
Frazier Chorus were a pop group from Brighton, England.
Fresh Fruit for Rotting Vegetables is the debut studio album by the American punk rock band Dead Kennedys.
Glam rock is a style of rock that developed in the United Kingdom in the early 1970s performed by musicians who wore outrageous costumes, makeup, and hairstyles, particularly platform shoes and glitter.
Glaxo Babies were a Bristol-based UK post-punk group, formed in late 1977.
Glitter describes an assortment of small, colourful, reflective particles that comes in a variety of shapes.
Grab Grab the Haddock was an English indie pop group that was formed in 1984.
Hawkwind are an English rock band and one of the earliest space rock groups.
Hazel O'Connor (born 16 May 1955) is a British singer-songwriter and actress.
Heartbeat Productions is the parent company of a number of record labels originating from Bristol, England.
The Hollywood Brats were a British glam rock and protopunk band in the early 1970s.
John Howard Jones (born 23 February 1955) is a British singer, musician and songwriter.
Hussey-Regan is a collaborative project between Wayne Hussey (The Mission) and Julianne Regan (All About Eve).
In Embrace were an English alternative music band formed in Leicestershire in 1981.
An independent record label (or indie label) is a record label that operates without the funding of or outside major record labels.
Inspiral Carpets were an English alternative rock band, formed in 1983 in Oldham, Greater Manchester.
Into a Circle (also as In Two a Circle and In2a0) were an English new wave duo, formed in April 1985 by Paul "Bee" Hampshire and Barry Jepson, two former members of the band Getting the Fear.
John Howard (born Howard Michael Jones, 9 April 1953) is an English singer-songwriter, pianist and recording artist.
John Charles Lodge (born 20 July 1945) is an English musician, best known as bass guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter of the longstanding rock group the Moody Blues.
John's Children were a 1960s pop art/mod rock band from Leatherhead, England that briefly featured future T. Rex frontman Marc Bolan.
Julia Fordham (born 10 August 1962) is a British singer-songwriter.
Julian Jay Savarin (born 1950) is a British musician, songwriter, poet and science fiction author.
Julie-Ann (Julianne) Regan (born 30 June 1962) is an English/Irish singer, songwriter and musician.
Kenneth William David Hensley (born 24 August 1945) is an English singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer, best known for his work with Uriah Heep during the 1970s.
Kevin Coyne (27 January 1944 – 2 December 2004) was an English musician, singer, composer, film-maker, and a writer of lyrics, stories and poems.
Kim Wilde (born Kim Smith; 18 November 1960) is an English pop singer, author, DJ and television presenter who burst onto the music scene in 1981 with her debut single "Kids in America", which reached number two in the UK.
Kraftwerk ("power station") is a German band formed in Düsseldorf in 1970 by Ralf Hütter and Florian Schneider.
Kylie Ann Minogue, (born 28 May 1968) is an Australian-British singer and actress.
La Toya Yvone Jackson (born May 29, 1956) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, businesswoman and television personality.
Laibach is a Slovenian avant-garde music group associated with the industrial, martial, and neo-classical genres.
This is a list of independent record labels based in the United Kingdom.
Lon & Derrek Van Eaton were an American vocal and multi-instrumentalist duo from Trenton, New Jersey, consisting of brothers Lon and Derrek Van Eaton.
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
Malvern is a spa town and civil parish in Worcestershire, England.
Peter Mark Sinclair "Marc" Almond, (born 9 July 1957) is an English singer-songwriter and musician.
Marc Bolan (born Mark Feld; 30 September 1947 – 16 September 1977) was an English singer-songwriter, musician, guitarist, and poet.
Peter Robinson (born Kingston, Jamaica, 3 November 1962), better known as Marilyn, is a British/Jamaican pop singer and songwriter.
Marine Girls were a post-punk group from Hatfield, Hertfordshire.
Martha and the Muffins are a Canadian rock band, active from 1977 to the present.
Martin Newell (born 4 March 1953) is an English singer-songwriter, poet, columnist, and author.
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).
Medium Medium was a post-punk band from Nottingham, England, initially active between 1978 and 1983.
Mel and Kim were a British pop duo, consisting of sisters Melanie and Kim Appleby.
Mojo is a popular music magazine published initially by Emap, and since January 2008 by Bauer, monthly in the United Kingdom.
Nicholas "Nick" Currie (born 11 February 1960), more popularly known under the artist name Momus (after the Greek god of mockery), is a Scottish songwriter, author, blogger and former journalist for Wired.
Mood Six were a so-called neo-psychedelic band formed in London's West End in 1981.
Stephen Morgan Fisher (born 1 January 1950, Mayfair, London) is an English keyboard player and composer, and is most known as a member of Mott the Hoople in the early 1970s.
Music Week is a trade paper for the UK record industry.
Notting Hill is a district in West London, located north of Kensington within the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea (with eastern sections of Westbourne Grove merging into the City of Westminster).
Paul Haig (born 4 September 1960)Strong, Martin C. (2003) The Great Indie Discography, Canongate,, p. 386-7 is a Scottish indie musician, singer and songwriter.
Pere Ubu is an American rock group formed in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1975.
Pete Waterman Entertainment (PWE) is the production company one-time pop and dance record label owned by pop mogul Pete Waterman.
William Peter Wingfield (born 7 May 1948) is an English record producer, keyboard player, songwriter, singer and music journalist.
Pillows & Prayers (subtitled, Cherry Red 1982-1983) is compilation album released Christmas 1982 featuring artists on the Cherry Red record label at the suggestion of A&R head Mike Alway.
Prog is a British magazine dedicated to progressive rock music.
Progressive rock (shortened as prog; sometimes called art rock, classical rock or symphonic rock) is a broad genre of rock music that developed in the United Kingdom and United States throughout the mid to late 1960s.
Since 1988, Proper Music Distribution has grown to become the largest totally independent distributor in the UK, with annual sales of over £25million.
A pseudonym or alias is a name that a person or group assumes for a particular purpose, which can differ from their first or true name (orthonym).
Punk rock (or "punk") is a rock music genre that developed in the mid-1970s in the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia.
Robert Steven Moore (born January 18, 1952), also known as R. Stevie Moore or RSM, is an American multi-instrumentalist, singer, and songwriter from Nashville who pioneered lo-fi/DIY music.
Red Box are a British pop group founded by Simon Toulson-Clarke and Julian Close.
Red Lorry Yellow Lorry, also known very briefly as the Lorries, are a post-punk band that were formed in Leeds, England in early 1981.
In the music industry, a reissue (also re-release, orepackage, or re-edition) is the release of an album or single which has been released at least once before, sometimes with alterations or additions.
Renaissance are an English progressive rock band, best known for their 1978 UK top 10 hit "Northern Lights" and progressive rock classics like "Carpet of the Sun", "Mother Russia", and "Ashes Are Burning".
Richmond is a suburban town in south-west London, The London Government Act 1963 (c.33) (as amended) categorises the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames as an Outer London borough.
San Francisco (initials SF;, Spanish for 'Saint Francis'), officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California.
Scissor Fits was a post-punk band from Hounslow, England, active from 1978 to 1979.
Sex Gang Children are an early gothic rock and post-punk band that formed in early 1982 in Brixton in London, England.
Spizzenergi formed in the late 1970s, an English punk/new wave band led by vocalist / guitarist Spizz (real name Kenneth Spiers).
Stephen Richard Hackett (born 12 February 1950) is an English musician, songwriter, singer and producer who gained prominence as the guitarist of the English progressive rock band Genesis from 1971 to 1977.
Streaming television (or streaming TV) is the digital distribution of television content, such as TV shows, as streaming video delivered over the Internet.
Susan Kay Quatro (born 3 June 1950) is an American rock singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and actress.
Tears for Fears are an English pop rock band formed in Bath in 1981 by Roland Orzabal and Curt Smith.
The Television Personalities are an English post-punk band formed in 1977 by London singer-songwriter Dan Treacy.
The Band of Holy Joy are an English band formed in New Cross, London, and initially active between 1984, and 1993, releasing several albums.
The Charlottes were a female fronted indie pop band from Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire in England, formed in 1988.
The Christians are a musical ensemble from Liverpool, England, who had several UK and international chart hits in the late 1980s and early 1990s.
The Dancing Did were a British post-punk/folk punk group formed in Evesham in 1979, who were described as "a cross between the Clash and Steeleye Span".
The Fall were an English post-punk band, formed in 1976 in Prestwich, Greater Manchester.
The Freshies were a punk band from Manchester, England formed in the 1970s and dissolved in the early 1980s, fronted by singer and comedian Chris Sievey (later known by his character Frank Sidebottom).
The Groundhogs are a British rock band founded in late 1963, that toured extensively in the 1960s, achieved prominence in the early 1970s and continued sporadically into the 21st century.
The June Brides are an English indie pop group, formed in London in 1983, by Phil Wilson and Simon Beesley of International Rescue.
The Misunderstood were a psychedelic rock band originating from Riverside, California in the mid-1960s.
Mobiles were a British 1980s synthpop band, whose existence was notable for their one major hit single in early 1982, with the song "Drowning in Berlin".
The Monochrome Set are an English post-punk/new wave band, originally formed in Hornsey, London in 1978.
Nightingales (a.k.a. The Nightingales) are a UK post-punk/alternative rock band formed in 1979 in Birmingham, England by four members of Birmingham's original punk group The Prefects who had been part of The Clash's 'White Riot Tour', recorded a couple of Peel Sessions, released a 45 on Rough Trade and, years after splitting up, had a retrospective CD released by New York indie label Acute Records.
The Passage were a post-punk band from Manchester, UK who appeared on several record labels including Object Music, Cherry Red Records, and their own label Night & Day, a subsidiary label to Virgin Records.
The Runaways were an all-female teenage American rock band that recorded and performed in the second half of the 1970s.
The Scrap Iron Rhythm Revue is a compilation album and the first album overall by English avant-pop band Stavely Makepeace, released in May 2004 by reissue label RPM Records.
The Seers were a British rock group active between 1984 and 1991.
The Servants were an indie band formed in 1985 in Hayes, Middlesex, England by singer-songwriter David Westlake.
The Sting-Rays (often credited The Stingrays) were a British Garage Rock and Psychobilly band from Greater London which recorded on Ace Records' garage and psychedelic subsidiary Big Beat and Joe Foster's Kaleidoscope Sound in the 1980s.
The Sweet (also known as Sweet) is a British glam rock band that rose to worldwide fame in the 1970s.
The Tights are an English punk rock band from Worcester.
The Woodentops are a British rock band that enjoyed critical acclaim and moderate popularity in the mid-1980s.
Third Ear Band were a British musical group formed in London during the mid-1960s.
Thomas Leer (born Thomas Wishart, 1953, Port Glasgow, Scotland) is a Scottish musician.
Anthony George Banks (born 27 March 1950) is an English musician, songwriter, singer, and film composer primarily known as the keyboardist and founding member of the rock band Genesis.
Toyah was an English new wave band fronted by Toyah Willcox between 1977 and 1983.
Tracey Anne Thorn (born 26 September 1962) is an English singer, songwriter and writer.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.
Van der Graaf Generator are an English progressive rock band, formed in 1967 in Manchester by singer-songwriters Peter Hammill and Chris Judge Smith and the first act signed by Charisma Records.
Warner Music Group (WMG, also referred to as Warner Music or WEA International) is an American multinational entertainment and record label conglomerate headquartered in New York City.
Wayne Hussey at the Kasematten-Festival in Germany 2016. Jerry Wayne Hussey (born 26 May 1958) is an English musician who was born in Bristol, England.
Weekend was a band formed by Alison Statton following the split of Young Marble Giants in 1981.
Wigwam is a Finnish progressive rock band formed in 1968.
Wolfgang Flür (born 17 July 1947) is a German musician, formerly a member of the electronic group Kraftwerk from 1973 to 1987, playing electronic percussion.
Yeah Yeah Noh are an "unpop" group formed in Leicester, England in 1983.