One half of the now defunct Death From Above 1979, Sebastien Grainger has branched out from the dance-punk sound of DFA1979 and taken a more organic approach to producing music.
His debut solo album "Sebastien Grainger & The Mountains", released in October 2008, is full of emotion and complexity,
Synthpop band Propaganda was formed in Germany by vocalist Claudia Brücken and drummer Michael Mertens plus keyboard players Susanne Freytag and Ralf Dorper. The quartet moved to England in 1983 and signed to ZTT Records, also the home of Frankie Goes to Hollywood and Art of Noise. Propaganda's firs
Ultravox's Midge Ure and Billy Currie teamed up with Steve Strange and members of both Siouxsie and the Banshees to form Visage in 1978. Visage was one of the first New Romantic bands, so called because of their rejection of the austerity inherent in punk rock music. The genre emerged in the London c
The members of the Band first worked together as The Hawks, the backing band of rockabilly singer Ronnie Hawkins from 1959 until 1963; they were also known as Levon and the Hawks. (In about 1966, they released a single on Ware Records under the name the Canadian Squires). Afterwards, Bob Dylan recrui