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Friday, October 19, 2007

Altrok's Eighties Friday; The Big List Of Bands

Yes, the decade that just keeps on giving gives even more...another eight hours of quality seminal-ness chosen from all the music we have in our possession now that we had in our possession then, in 64K MP3Pro yet! (That's CD quality for those with the decoder - here it is for WinAmp - though if you don't have the decoder, it's still pretty durn good.)

Want specifics? How about:

A Flock of Seagulls, APB, Adam and the Ants, The Alarm, Alphaville

The B-52's, B-Movie, Bad Brains, Ballistic Kisses, Bauhaus, Big Audio Dynamite, Big Black, Big Country, Blondie, The Bongos, Bow Wow Wow, David Bowie, The Buggles, Buzzcocks

Camouflage, The Church, The Clash, The Comsat Angels, Julian Cope, Elvis Costello, Josie Cotton, The Cure

The Damned, The Danse Society, The Dead Milkmen, Department S, Depeche Mode, Devo, The Dickies, Dolby's Cube, Thomas Dolby, Dramarama, Stephen 'Tin Tin' Duffy

Easterhouse, Echo & The Bunnymen, The English Beat

The Fall, Fishbone, John Foxx, Frankie Goes To Hollywood, Freur, Fun Boy Three

Gang Of Four, The Godfathers, The Gun Club

Haircut One Hundred, Heaven 17, The House Of Love

Icehouse, Intro

Joe Jackson, The Jam, Japan, JoBoxers, Joy Division

Liquid Liquid, Love & Rockets, Lene Lovich

Madness, Meat Beat Manifesto, Mi-Sex, The Mighty Lemon Drops, Ministry, Mission Of Burma, Peter Murphy

New Musik, New Order, The New York Dolls, Nine Inch Nails, Nitzer Ebb, Mojo Nixon & Skid Roper, Gary Numan

OMD, Oingo Boingo, Orbital, Our Daughter's Wedding

The Plimsouls, Polecats, Polyrock, The Psychedelic Furs, Public Image Ltd.

R.E.M., The Ramones, Red Box, Red Rockers

The Screaming Blue Messiahs, Secession, Seona Dancing, Shriekback, Simple Minds, Siouxsie And The Banshees, The Smiths, Soft Cell, Spandau Ballet, Sparks, The Specials, Split Enz, Squeeze, The Stranglers, Strawberry Switchblade, Sugarcubes

Talk Talk, Talking Heads, Tears For Fears, That Petrol Emotion, The The, They Might Be Giants, Tones On Tail, Frank Tovey, Translator, Tuff Darts

U2, Ultravox, The Untouchables

Violent Femmes, Visage

Was (Not Was), Wire



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