Personalities | Cabaret Voltaire | Eighties | Rock
(Experimental vocal/instrumental group, 1973–94)
Founded in Sheffield by Krautrock fans Chris Watson, Richard H. Kirk and Stephen Mallinder. The trio manipulated tapes and played conventional instruments against and over them. Signed to Rough Trade in 1978, an underground hit ‘Nag Nag Nag’ emerged. The group became more interested in danceable beats, but still retained an experimental edge. 1984’s ‘Sensoria’ and 1985’s ‘James Brown’ are seen as precursors of house music. Many ‘industrial’ acts also cite The Cabs as an influence.
Styles & Forms | Eighties | Rock
Personalities | The Cars | Eighties | Rock
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