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SSQ (formerly Q) was a 1980s synthpop outfit consisting of Stacey Swain, Jon St. James, Dan Van Patten and John Van Tongeren. [1]

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Atlantic Records

Atlantic Recording Corporation (simply known as Atlantic Records) is an American major record label founded in October 1947 by Ahmet Ertegün and Herb Abramson.

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Bass (sound)

Bass describes tones of low (also called "deep") frequency, pitch and range from 16-256 Hz (C0 to middle C4) and bass instruments that produce tones in the low-pitched range C2-C4.

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Better Than Heaven

Better Than Heaven is the debut studio album by American singer Stacey Q, released on October 17, 1986 by Atlantic Records.

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Beyond the Black Rainbow

Beyond the Black Rainbow is a 2010 Canadian science fiction-horror film written and directed by Panos Cosmatos, his feature film debut.

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A boombox is a transistorized portable music player featuring one or two cassette tape recorder/players and AM/FM radio, generally with a carrying handle.

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Campus radio

Campus radio (also known as college radio, university radio or student radio) is a type of radio station that is run by the students of a college, university or other educational institution.

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Cavegirl (film)

The 1985 motion picture Cavegirl was written and directed by David Oliver.

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Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.

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Christmas and holiday season

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.

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Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.

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Christmas traditions

Christmas traditions vary from country to country.

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Closing credits

Closing credits or end credits are a list of the cast and crew of a particular motion picture, television program, or video game.

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Dance-pop is a pop and dance subgenre that originated in the early 1980s.

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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.

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Enigma Records

Enigma Records (also known as Enigma Entertainment Corporation) was a popular rock and alternative American record label in the 1980s.

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Enigma Variations (album)

The Enigma Variations is a compilation album of newer artists (in 1985) that were on Enigma Records or one of its subsidiaries.

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Hard Machine

Hard Machine is the second studio album by American singer Stacey Q, released in February 1988 by Atlantic Records.

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Hardbodies is a 1984 sex comedy film about three middle-aged men who hire a younger man to help them pick up women at the beach.

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Hill Street Blues

Hill Street Blues is an American serial police drama that aired on NBC in primetime from 1981 to 1987 for 146 episodes.

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Hip hop music

Hip hop music, also called hip-hopMerriam-Webster Dictionary entry on hip-hop, retrieved from: A subculture especially of inner-city black youths who are typically devotees of rap music; the stylized rhythmic music that commonly accompanies rap; also rap together with this music.

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John Van Tongeren

John Warrington Van Tongeren is an American keyboardist and composer for films and television.

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Jon St. James

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Linnea Quigley

Linnea Barbara Quigley (born May 27, 1958) is an American actress, film producer, model, singer, and author.

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New Year

New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.

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New Year's Day

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.

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New Year's Eve

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.

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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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Norwalk, California

Norwalk is a suburban city in Los Angeles County, California, United States.

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Playback (SSQ album)

Playback is the only studio album by the American synthpop band SSQ, released in 1983 by Enigma and EMI America Records.

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Q (James Bond)

Q is a fictional character in the James Bond films and film novelisations.

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Quincy Jones

Quincy Delight Jones Jr. (born March 14, 1933), also known as "Q", is an American musician and record producer.

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Skip Hahn

Skip Hahn (born Gary Loren Hahn; born November 30, 1951) is an American music producer, musician, singer and songwriter.

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St. Elsewhere


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Stacey Q

Stacey Lynn Swain (born November 30, 1958), known by her stage name Stacey Q, is an American pop singer, songwriter, dancer and actress.

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Synth-pop (short for synthesizer pop; also called techno-pop) is a subgenre of new wave music that first became prominent in the late 1970s and features the synthesizer as the dominant musical instrument.

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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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"Synthicide" is a song performed by the short lived American synthpop group SSQ, from their only studio album Playback.

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Techno is a form of electronic dance music that emerged in Detroit, Michigan, in the United States during the mid-to-late 1980s.

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The Return of the Living Dead

The Return of the Living Dead is a 1985 American horror comedy film written and directed by Dan O'Bannon, and starring Clu Gulager, James Karen, and Don Calfa.

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Torrance, California

Torrance is a U.S. city in the South Bay (southwestern) region of Los Angeles County, California.

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Two of Hearts (song)

"Two of Hearts" is a hit song released in 1986 by American singer Stacey Q. Pop singer Sue Gatlin co-wrote the tune along with John Mitchell and Tim Greene.

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A vocoder (a portmanteau of voice encoder) is a category of voice codec that analyzes and synthesizes the human voice signal for audio data compression, multiplexing, voice encryption, voice transformation, etc.

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We Connect

"We Connect" is a song by American singer Stacey Q. It was released in November 1986 as the second single from her debut studio album, Better Than Heaven, by Atlantic Records.

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West Coast of the United States

The West Coast or Pacific Coast is the coastline along which the contiguous Western United States meets the North Pacific Ocean.

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WKRP in Cincinnati

WKRP in Cincinnati is an American sitcom that featured the misadventures of the staff of a struggling fictional radio station in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.

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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.

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