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Adam and the Ants were an English rock band active during the late 1970s and early 1980s.
Adrian Belew (born Robert Steven Belew, December 23, 1949) is an American musician, songwriter, and record producer.
AllMusic (previously known as All Music Guide or AMG) is an online music guide.
Andrew James Dalrymple "Andy" Gill (born 1 January 1956) is a founding member and guitarist for the English rock group Gang of Four.
An audio engineer (also sometimes recording engineer or a vocal engineer) helps to produce a recording or a performance, editing and adjusting sound tracks using equalization and audio effects, mixing, reproduction, and reinforcement of sound.
Barclay Records is a French record company and label founded by Eddie Barclay in 1953.
BBC Radio 3 is a British radio station operated by the BBC.
Bertelsmann Music Group (abbreviated as BMG) was a division of German media company Bertelsmann before its completion of sale of the majority of its assets to Japan's Sony Corporation of America on 1 October 2008.
Brian Peter George St John le Baptiste de la Salle Eno, RDI (born Brian Peter George Eno; 15 May 1948) is an English musician, composer, record producer, singer, writer, and visual artist.
Camel are an English progressive rock band formed in 1971.
Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.
The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.
Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.
Christmas traditions vary from country to country.
A comic strip is a sequence of drawings arranged in interrelated panels to display brief humor or form a narrative, often serialized, with text in balloons and captions.
The Countdown Spectacular is a series of concerts reviving the nostalgia of the Australian music television series Countdown.
Croydon is a large town in south London, England, south of Charing Cross.
David Robert Jones (8 January 1947 – 10 January 2016), known professionally as David Bowie, was an English singer-songwriter and actor.
David Richards (1956 – 20 December 2013) was an English-born Swiss-based record producer, engineer and musician.
Do It Records was an independent record label based in London, England.
Dub Pistols are an English electronic music group founded by Barry Ashworth in 1996.
Dublin is the capital of and largest city in Ireland.
Declan Patrick MacManus (born 25 August 1954), better known by his stage name Elvis Costello, is an English musician, singer, songwriter, composer, record producer, author, television presenter, and occasional actor.
EMI Group Limited (originally an initialism for Electric and Musical Industries and also referred to as EMI Records Ltd.) was a British multinational conglomerate founded in March 1931 in London.
Epic Records is an American record label owned by Sony Music Entertainment, a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America, Inc., the North American division of Japanese conglomerate Sony.
Folk music includes both traditional music and the genre that evolved from it during the 20th century folk revival.
Gang of Four are an English post-punk group, formed in 1977 in Leeds.
Gary Barnacle (born 28 November 1959, Dover, England) is an English saxophonist, flautist, brass instrument arranger, composer and producer, primarily noted for session work, live work incl.
A hit single is a recorded song or instrumental released as a single that has become very popular.
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.
Iain David McGeachy, OBE (11 September 1948 – 29 January 2009), known professionally as John Martyn, was a British singer-songwriter and guitarist.
Julian A. Scott (February 14, 1846 – July 4, 1901), was born in Johnson, Vermont, and served as a Union Army drummer during the American Civil War, where he received America's highest military decoration the Medal of Honor for his actions at the Battle of Lee's Mills.
Julien Andrew Temple (born 26 November 1952) is an English film, documentary and music video director.
Junior Vasquez (born Donald Gregory Mattern, August 24, 1949 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania), is an American DJ, record producer and remixer.
Kenya, officially the Republic of Kenya, is a country in Africa with its capital and largest city in Nairobi.
King Crimson are an English progressive rock band formed in London in 1968.
Level 42 are an English band formed in Isle of Wight in 1980.
Lydia Canaan (ليديا كنعان.) is a Lebanese singer-songwriter and humanitarian activist widely regarded as the first “rock star” of the Middle East.
M was a British new wave and synthpop music project from London, England led by English musician Robin Scott for a brief period in the late 1970s and early 1980s.
Malcolm Robert Andrew McLaren (22 January 1946 – 8 April 2010) was an English impresario, visual artist, performer, musician, clothes designer and boutique owner, notable for combining these activities in an inventive and provocative way.
Mark King (born 20 October 1958) is an English musician.
MCA Records was an American record label owned by MCA Inc., which later gave way to the larger MCA Music Entertainment Group (now Universal Music Group), which the label was part of until its dissolution in 2003.
Mighty Baby were a band formed in 1968 from the ashes of The Action.
Montreux is a municipality in the district of Riviera-Pays-d'Enhaut in the canton of Vaud in Switzerland.
Mountain Studios is a multi-track recording studio previously located inside Montreux Casino in Montreux, Switzerland, but now located in Attalens.
The music industry consists of the companies and individuals that earn money by creating new songs and pieces and selling live concerts and shows, audio and video recordings, compositions and sheet music, and the organizations and associations that aid and represent music creators.
In the music industry, a music publisher (or publishing company) is responsible for ensuring the songwriters and composers receive payment when their compositions are used commercially.
A music video is a short film that integrates a song with imagery, and is produced for promotional or artistic purposes.
Muzak is a brand of background music played in retail stores and other public establishments.
New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.
New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.
In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.
New wave is a genre of rock music popular in the late 1970s and the 1980s with ties to mid-1970s punk rock.
New York–London–Paris–Munich (styled New York · London · Paris · Munich) is M's first album, released in 1979, the title being taken from a line in the chorus of the March 1979 hit single "Pop Muzik," an extended version of which is featured on the album.
Paul Riley (born 3 October 1951, Islington, London) is an English bassist, singer and record producer.
Peter Michael Thomas (born 9 August 1954) is an English rock drummer best known for his collaboration with singer Elvis Costello, both as a member of his band "The Attractions", and with Costello as a solo artist.
Philip Gabriel "Phil" Gould (born 28 February 1957) is a British drummer, songwriter and singer from the Isle of Wight in southern England.
A phonograph record (also known as a gramophone record, especially in British English, or record) is an analog sound storage medium in the form of a flat disc with an inscribed, modulated spiral groove.
"Pop Muzik" is a 1979 song by M, a project by English musician Robin Scott, from the debut album New York • London • Paris • Munich.
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.
Pub rock is a rock music genre that was developed in the early to mid-1970s in the United Kingdom.
Punk rock (or "punk") is a rock music genre that developed in the mid-1970s in the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia.
Queen are a British rock band that formed in London in 1970.
Radar Records was a UK-based record label formed in late 1977 by Martin Davis (managing director) who had previously worked at United Artists Records, and Andrew Lauder, who had previously been head of A&R at the UK divisions of Liberty Records and United Artists.
Ralph McTell (born Ralph May, 3 December 1944) is an English singer-songwriter and acoustic guitar player who has been an influential figure on the UK folk music scene since the 1960s.
A record chart, also called a music chart, is a ranking of recorded music according to certain criteria during a given period of time.
A recording contract (commonly called a record contract or record deal) is a legal agreement between a record label and a recording artist (or group), where the artist makes a record (or series of records) for the label to sell and promote.
Rhythm and blues, commonly abbreviated as R&B, is a genre of popular music that originated in African American communities in the 1940s.
Riverdance is a theatrical show consisting mainly of traditional Irish music and dance.
Rock music is a broad genre of popular music that originated as "rock and roll" in the United States in the early 1950s, and developed into a range of different styles in the 1960s and later, particularly in the United Kingdom and in the United States.
Ronnie Scott OBE (born Ronald Schatt, 28 January 1927 – 23 December 1996) was an English jazz tenor saxophonist and jazz club owner.
Roogalator was a pub rock band formed in London in 1972, by the US-born guitarist Danny Adler.
() is a Japanese musician, singer, composer, record producer, activist, writer, actor and dancer, based in Tokyo and New York.
Sex was a boutique run by Malcolm McLaren and Vivienne Westwood at 430 King's Road, London between 1974 and 1976.
Sire Records is an American record label that is owned by Warner Music Group and distributed by Warner Bros. Records.
Sound recording and reproduction is an electrical, mechanical, electronic, or digital inscription and re-creation of sound waves, such as spoken voice, singing, instrumental music, or sound effects.
Stephen John "Steve" Osborne (born 1963) is a British record producer, living in Bath, England.
Stephen Lawrence Winwood (born 12 May 1948) is an English rock musician whose genres include progressive rock, blue-eyed soul, rhythm and blues, blues rock, pop rock, and jazz.
Stiff Records is a British independent record label formed in London, England, by Dave Robinson and Jake Riviera (real name Andrew Jakeman).
Surrey is a county in South East England, and one of the home counties.
Terence Ernest Britten (born July 1947) is an English singer-songwriter and record producer, who has written songs for Tina Turner, Cliff Richard, Olivia Newton-John, Status Quo and Michael Jackson amongst many others.
The Official Secrets Act is M's second album, released in 1980 on Sire Records.
The Rocky Horror Show is a musical with music, lyrics and book by Richard O'Brien.
The Slits were a British punk rock band formed in London in 1976 by members of the groups The Flowers of Romance and The Castrators.
The Sydney Morning Herald (SMH) is a daily compact newspaper published by Fairfax Media in Sydney, Australia.
The Village Voice is an American news and culture paper, known for being the country's first alternative newsweekly.
Thomas Morgan Robertson (born 14 October 1958), known by the stage name Thomas Dolby, is an English musician, singer and producer.
In the music industry, the top 40 is the current, 40 most-popular songs in a particular genre.
A troubadour (trobador, archaically: -->) was a composer and performer of Old Occitan lyric poetry during the High Middle Ages (1100–1350).
Trouser Press was a rock and roll magazine started in New York in 1974 as a mimeographed fanzine by editor/publisher Ira Robbins, fellow Who fan Dave Schulps and Karen Rose under the name "Trans-Oceanic Trouser Press" (a reference to a song by the Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band and an acronymic play on the British TV show Top of the Pops).
U2 are an Irish rock band from Dublin formed in 1976.
The UK Singles Chart (currently entitled Official Singles Chart) is compiled by the Official Charts Company (OCC), on behalf of the British record industry, listing the top-selling singles in the United Kingdom, based upon physical sales, paid-for downloads and streaming.
Virgin Records Ltd. was a British record label founded by entrepreneurs Richard Branson, Simon Draper, Nik Powell, and musician Tom Newman in 1972.
The visual arts are art forms such as ceramics, drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking, design, crafts, photography, video, filmmaking, and architecture.
Vivienne Isabel Westwood (née Swire; born 8 April 1941) is a British fashion designer and businesswoman, largely responsible for bringing modern punk and new wave fashions into the mainstream.
Waliou Jacques Daniel Isheola "Wally" Badarou (born 22 March 1955) is a French-born musician from Benin, West-Africa.
World music (also called global music or international music) is a musical category encompassing many different styles of music from around the globe, which includes many genres including some forms of Western music represented by folk music, as well as selected forms of ethnic music, indigenous music, neotraditional music, and music where more than one cultural tradition, such as ethnic music and Western popular music, intermingle.
Yellow Magic Orchestra (YMO) is a Japanese electronic music band formed in Tokyo in 1978 by Haruomi Hosono (bass, keyboards, vocals), Yukihiro Takahashi (drums, lead vocals) and Ryuichi Sakamoto (keyboards, vocals).
Yukihiro Takahashi (高橋 幸宏 Takahashi Yukihiro, born June 6, 1952) is a Japanese musician, singer, record producer and actor, who is best known internationally as the drummer and lead vocalist of the Yellow Magic Orchestra, and as the former drummer of the Sadistic Mika Band.
2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.
2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.