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Index Dance-punk

Dance-punk (also known as disco-punk or funk-punk) is a music genre that emerged in the late 1970s, and is closely associated with the post-punk and new wave movements. [1]

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!!! is an American dance-punk band that formed in Sacramento, California, United States, in 1996 by lead singer Nic Offer.

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Alternative dance

Alternative dance is a genre that mixes alternative or indie rock with post-disco dance music.

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Art punk

Art punk is a category of punk bands which are arguably more sophisticated than their peers, and go beyond punk's garage rock foundations.

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Avant-funk is a music style in which artists combine funk with an avant-garde or art rock mentality.

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Bass guitar

The bass guitar (also known as electric bass, or bass) is a stringed instrument similar in appearance and construction to an electric guitar, except with a longer neck and scale length, and four to six strings or courses.

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Big Boys

The Big Boys were a pioneering punk rock band who are credited with helping introduce the new style of hardcore punk that became popular in the 1980s.

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Black Eyes (band)

Black Eyes was a post-hardcore band from Washington, D.C. that existed from August 2001 to March 2004, disbanding two months prior to the release of their second album, Cough.

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Bloc Party

Bloc Party are an English rock band, currently composed of Kele Okereke (lead vocals, rhythm guitar, keyboards, sampler), Russell Lissack (lead guitar, keyboards), Justin Harris (bass guitar, keyboards, saxophones, backing vocals) and Louise Bartle (drums, percussion).

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Bush Tetras

Bush Tetras are an American post-punk band from New York City, formed in 1979.

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Clinic (band)

Clinic are an English rock band, formed in 1997 in Liverpool.

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Cristina (singer)

Cristina Monet-Palaci (born January 2, 1959), known professionally as Cristina, is an American singer and writer, best known for her new wave recordings made for Ze Records around 1980 in New York.

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Dance music

Dance music is music composed specifically to facilitate or accompany dancing.

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Dance-rock is a post-disco genre connected with pop rock and post-punk with fewer rhythm and blues influences, originated in the early 1980s, following the mainstream death of punk and disco.

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Death from Above (band)

Death from Above (also known as Death from Above 1979) is a Canadian rock duo consisting of bassist Jesse F. Keeler and drummer and vocalist Sebastien Grainger from Toronto, Ontario, formed in 2001.

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Defunkt is a musical group founded by trombonist/singer Joseph Bowie 1978 in New York City, United States, and still active.

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Disco is a musical style that emerged in the mid 1960s and early 1970s from America's urban nightlife scene, where it originated in house parties and makeshift discothèques, reaching its peak popularity between the mid-1970s and early 1980s.

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Dope Body

Dope Body was a noise rock band from Baltimore, Maryland formed in 2008 by vocalist Andrew Laumann, guitarist/bassist Zachary Utz, and drummer David Jacober.

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Double Dagger

Double Dagger was a post-punk trio from Baltimore, Maryland composed of only drums, vocals, and a very loud bass guitar which fills the space a guitar would normally take.

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Drum kit

A drum kit — also called a drum set, trap set, or simply drums — is a collection of drums and other percussion instruments, typically cymbals, which are set up on stands to be played by a single player, with drumsticks held in both hands, and the feet operating pedals that control the hi-hat cymbal and the beater for the bass drum.

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Drum machine

A drum machine is an electronic musical instrument that creates percussion.

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Electric guitar

An electric guitar is a guitar that uses one or more pickups to convert the vibration of its strings into electrical signals.

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Electronic dance music

Electronic dance music (also known as EDM, dance music, club music, or simply dance) is a broad range of percussive electronic music genres made largely for nightclubs, raves, and festivals.

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Electronic keyboard

An electronic keyboard or digital keyboard is an electronic musical instrument, an electronic or digital derivative of keyboard instruments.

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Electronic rock

Electronic rock is a broad music genre that involves a combination of rock music and electronic music, featuring instruments typically found within both genres.

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ESG (band)

ESG (Emerald Sapphire & Gold) is an American band formed in the South Bronx in 1978.

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Franz Ferdinand (band)

Franz Ferdinand are a Scottish indie rock band, formed in 2002 and based in Glasgow.

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Fugazi is an American punk rock band that formed in Washington, D.C. in 1987.

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Funk is a music genre that originated in African American communities in the mid-1960s when African American musicians created a rhythmic, danceable new form of music through a mixture of soul music, jazz, and rhythm and blues (R&B).

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Funk metal

Funk metal (also known as thrash funk or punk-funk) is a subgenre of funk rock and alternative metal which infuses heavy metal music (often thrash metal) with elements of funk and punk rock.

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Funk rock

Funk rock is a fusion genre that mixes elements of funk and rock.

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Gang of Four (band)

Gang of Four are an English post-punk group, formed in 1977 in Leeds.

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Garage rock

Garage rock (sometimes called 60s punk or garage punk) is a raw and energetic style of rock and roll that flourished in the mid-1960s, most notably in the United States and Canada, and has experienced various revivals in the last several decades.

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Gary Allen

Gary Allen (August 2, 1936 – November 29, 1986) was an American conservative journalist and conspiracy theorist book author who promoted the theory that international banking and politics control domestic decisions, taking them out of elected officials' hands.

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Go-go is a popular music subgenre associated with funk that originated in the Washington, D.C., area during the mid-60s to late-70s.

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Hadouken! is a British band formed in London in 2006 by singer, writer and producer James Smith and synth player Alice Spooner, with guitarist Daniel "Pilau" Rice, bassist Christopher Purcell and drummer Nick Rice.

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Iggy Pop

James Newell Osterberg Jr. (born April 21, 1947), known professionally by his stage name Iggy Pop, and designated the "Godfather of Punk", is an American singer, songwriter, musician, producer and actor.

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James Chance and the Contortions

James Chance and the Contortions is a musical group led by saxophonist and vocalist James Chance.

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John Harris (critic)

John Rhys Harris (born 1969) is a British journalist, writer, and critic.

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Klaxons were an English band, based in London.

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Krautrock (also called " ", cosmic music") is a broad genre of experimental rock that developed in Germany in the late 1960s.

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Late of the Pier

Late of the Pier were a four-piece dance-punk band from Castle Donington, England, signed to Parlophone.

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LCD Soundsystem

LCD Soundsystem is an American rock band from Brooklyn, New York, formed in 2002.

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Liars (band)

Liars is an Australian-American rock band formed in 2000.

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Liquid Liquid

Liquid Liquid are an American no wave and dance-punk group, originally active from 1980 to 1983.

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Material (band)

Material is a musical group formed in 1979 and led by bass guitarist Bill Laswell.

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Maximum Joy

Maximum Joy are a post-punk band from Bristol, England,Strong, Martin C.: The Great Alternative & Indie Discography, 1999, Canongate, formed in 1981 and reunited in 2015.

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Minutemen (band)

Minutemen were an American punk rock band formed in San Pedro, California in 1980.

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Moving Units

Moving Units is an American dance-punk band from Los Angeles, California.

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Music genre

A music genre is a conventional category that identifies some pieces of music as belonging to a shared tradition or set of conventions.

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New Order (band)

New Order are an English rock band formed in 1980 by vocalist and guitarist Bernard Sumner, bassist Peter Hook and drummer Stephen Morris.

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New rave

New rave is a genre of music described by The Guardian as "an in-yer-face, DIY disco riposte to the sensitive indie rock touted by bands like Bloc Party.". It is most commonly applied to a British-based music scene between 2005 and late 2008 of fast-paced electronica-influenced indie music that celebrated the late 1980s Madchester and rave scenes through the use of neon colours and using the term 'raving' to refer to going nightclubbing.

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New wave music

New wave is a genre of rock music popular in the late 1970s and the 1980s with ties to mid-1970s punk rock.

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New York / N.Y.

"New York / N.Y." is a song by German artist Nina Hagen from her album Angstlos.

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Nina Hagen

Catharina "Nina" Hagen (born 11 March 1955) is a German singer, songwriter, and actress.

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New Musical Express (NME) is a British music journalism website and former magazine that has been published since 1952.

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No wave

No wave was a short-lived avant-garde scene that emerged in the late 1970s in downtown New York City.

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NYPC (formerly New Young Pony Club) are an English electronic music band from London, formed in 2004.

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Out Hud

Out Hud was an electronic band formed in 1996 in the Bay Area of California and later based in New York City.

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OXES is an instrumental rock band from Baltimore, Maryland.

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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.

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Post-punk revival

Post-punk revival (also known as "new wave revival", "garage rock revival"J. Stuessy and S. D. Lipscomb, Rock and roll: its History and Stylistic Development (London: Pearson Prentice Hall, 5th edn., 2006),, p. 451. or "new rock revolution") is a genre of alternative rock and indie rock that developed in the late 1990s and early 2000s, inspired by the original sounds and aesthetics of garage rock of the 1960s and new wave and post-punk of the 1980s.

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Public Image Ltd

Public Image Ltd (abbreviated as PiL) are an English post-punk band formed by singer John Lydon (a.k.a. Johnny Rotten), guitarist Keith Levene, bassist Jah Wobble, and drummer Jim Walker.

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Punk rock

Punk rock (or "punk") is a rock music genre that developed in the mid-1970s in the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia.

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Q and Not U

Q and Not U was a post-hardcore band from Washington, D.C., signed to Dischord Records.

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Radio 4 (band)

Radio 4 were an American dance-punk band based in Brooklyn, New York.

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Rare Essence

Rare Essence is a Washington, D.C.-based go-go band formed in 1976.

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A rave (from the verb: to rave) is an organized dance party at a nightclub, outdoor festival, warehouse, or other private property typically featuring performances by DJs, playing a seamless flow of electronic dance music.

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Red Hot Chili Peppers

Red Hot Chili Peppers are an American funk rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1983.

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Shitdisco were a dance-punk band from Glasgow, Scotland.

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Shout Out Out Out Out

Shout Out Out Out Out is a Canadian dance-punk/electro group from Edmonton, Alberta.

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Simon Reynolds

Simon Reynolds (born 19 June 1963) is an English music journalist, critic, and author.

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Sparks (band)

Sparks are an American pop and rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1972 by brothers Ron (keyboards) and Russell Mael (vocals).

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A synthesizer (often abbreviated as synth, also spelled synthesiser) is an electronic musical instrument that generates electric signals that are converted to sound through instrument amplifiers and loudspeakers or headphones.

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Talking Heads

Talking Heads was an American rock band formed in 1975 in New York City and active until 1991.

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Test Icicles

Test Icicles were a short-lived dance-punk band that formed in England, primarily influenced by indie rock but containing musical elements from a variety of genres (notably hip hop, crossover thrash and punk).

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The Faint

The Faint is an American indie rock band.

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The Higsons

The Higsons were an English funk-punk band in the United Kingdom in the 1980s.

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The Pop Group

The Pop Group are an English band formed in Bristol in 1977 by vocalist Mark Stewart, guitarist John Waddington, bassist Simon Underwood, guitarist/saxophonist Gareth Sager, and drummer Bruce Smith.

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The Rapture (band)

The Rapture were a rock band from New York City, formed in 1998.

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Trash Fashion

Trash Fashion are a four-piece band made up of brothers Tom Marsh and Ben Marsh (lead vocals and lead guitar, respectively) joined by Matt Emerson (as drummer) and Jim Ready (as bassist).

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Trouble Funk

Trouble Funk is an American R&B and funk band from Washington, D.C. The group helped to popularize funk and the subgenre go-go in the Washington metropolitan area.

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Wonky pop

Wonky pop was a loose grouping of musical acts that played what the BBC called "quirky, catchy and credible pop", rooted in the eccentric side of 1980s pop music, which was briefly popular in the late 2000s.

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Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Yeah Yeah Yeahs is an American indie rock band formed in New York City in 2000.

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You Say Party

You Say Party (formerly You Say Party! We Say Die!) is a Canadian four-piece dance-punk new-wave band from Abbotsford, British Columbia.

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