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The band Blue Orchids was founded in 1979. Before coming to fame, the band got it’s start in Manchester. Generally, music journalists would define Blue Orchids’s style within the genre/s of art rock, and other rock music.

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Josef K

Josef K were a Scottish post-punk band, active between 1979 and 1982, who released singles on the Postcard Records label. The band was named after the protagonist of Franz Kafka's novel The Trial. Although they released just one album while together and achiev... [wikipedia]
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Television Personalities

The Television Personalities are an English post-punk band formed in 1977 by London singer-songwriter Dan Treacy. Their varied, volatile and long career encompasses post punk, neo-psychedelia and indie pop; the only constant being Treacy's songwriting. Present... [wikipedia]
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The Fall

The Fall were an English post-punk group, formed in 1976 in Prestwich, Greater Manchester. They underwent many line-up changes, with vocalist and founder Mark E. Smith as the only constant member. The Fall's long-term musicians included drummers Paul Hanley an... [wikipedia]
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The Passage

The Passage were a post-punk band from Manchester, England, who appeared on several record labels including Object Music, Cherry Red Records, and their own label Night & Day, a subsidiary label to Virgin Records.... [wikipedia]
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Magazine

Magazine were an English post-punk band active from 1977 to 1981, then again from 2009 to 2011. The band was formed by Howard Devoto after leaving punk band Buzzcocks in early 1977. Devoto had decided to create a more progressive and less "traditional" rock ba... [wikipedia]
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The Teardrop Explodes

The Teardrop Explodes were an English post-punk/neo-psychedelic band formed in Liverpool in 1978. Best known for their Top Ten UK single "Reward" (which is still a staple of 1980s alternative pop compilations), the group originated as a key band in the emergin... [wikipedia]
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The Monochrome Set

The Monochrome Set are an English post-punk/new wave band, originally formed in London in January 1978. The most recent line-up consists of Bid, Andy Warren, John Paul Moran and Mike Urban.... [wikipedia]
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A Certain Ratio

A Certain Ratio (abbreviated as ACR) are an English post-punk band formed in 1977 in Flixton, Greater Manchester by Peter Terrell (guitar, electronics) and Simon Topping (vocals, trumpet), with additional members Jez Kerr (bass, vocals), Martin Moscrop (trumpe... [wikipedia]
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The Mekons

The Mekons are a British-American post-punk band that formed in the late 1970s as an art collective. They are one of the longest-running and most prolific of the first-wave British punk rock bands. Through the years, the band's musical style has evolved, incor... [wikipedia]
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Essential Logic

Essential Logic are an English post-punk band formed in 1978 by saxophonist Lora Logic after leaving X-Ray Spex. The band initially consisted of Lora on vocals, Phil Legg on guitar and vocals, William Bennett (later of Whitehouse) on guitar, Mark Turner on bas... [wikipedia]
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The Sound

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Eyeless In Gaza

Eyeless In Gaza are an English musical duo of Martyn Bates and Peter Becker, based in Nuneaton, Warwickshire. They have described their music as "veer[ing] crazily from filmic ambiance to rock and pop, industrial funk to avant-folk styles." Formed in 1980, the... [wikipedia]
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Sad Lovers And Giants

Sad Lovers & Giants are an English rock band from Watford, England, which formed in 1980. Their sound blends post-punk, atmospheric keyboards and psychedelia.... [wikipedia]
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23 Skidoo

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Swell Maps

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Young Marble Giants

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