Rock music!
Postanite clan rock fourma



 
HomeRock forum portFAQSearchRegisterLog in

Share | 
 

 Cabaret Voltaire

View previous topic View next topic Go down 
AuthorMessage
RockstaR
Admin
Admin


Number of posts : 2862
Age : 24
: Boulevard Of The Broken Dreams
Registration date : 2008-08-09

PostSubject: Cabaret Voltaire   Sun Jul 12, 2009 6:52 pm

Cabaret Voltaire were a British music group from Sheffield, England.[1]

Initially composed of Stephen Mallinder, Richard H. Kirk and Chris Watson, the group was named after the Cabaret Voltaire, a nightclub in Zurich, Switzerland that was a center for the early Dada movement.

Their earliest performances were dada-influenced performance art, but Cabaret Voltaire later developed into one of the most prolific and important groups to blend pop with dance music, techno, dub house and experimental electronic music.

The band formed in Sheffield in 1973 and experimented widely with sound creation and processing. These early experiments are documented on the triple album CD set Methodology (Mute 2002). They eventually turned to live performance. In one incident, Mallinder was hospitalised with a chipped backbone after the band had objects thrown at them. However the arrival of punk rock brought a more accepting audience for their industrial, electronic sound and they were championed by Sheffield punk fanzine Gunrubber edited by Paul Bower.[citation needed]

In 1978, Cabaret Voltaire signed to Rough Trade Records. With Rough Trade they released several acclaimed musically experimental singles and EPs, including Extended Play, "Nag Nag Nag" and "Three Mantras", and albums such as The Voice of America in 1980, and Red Mecca in 1981.

During this time they toured Europe, Japan and America without major record label support, releasing Hai!, a live album recorded in Japan, in 1982.

In 1983, coinciding with the departure of Watson (who went on to found The Hafler Trio with Andrew M. McKenzie before becoming a BBC sound engineer and then a soloist), Cabaret Voltaire decided consciously to turn in a more commercial direction, with the album The Crackdown on Some Bizzare / Virgin Records. This decision was rewarded with the album reaching number 31 in the UK Albums Chart[2] - over 60 places higher than their previous (and then only) chart placing. In 1984, the singles "Sensoria" and "James Brown" from the album Micro Phonies (also on Virgin) charted on the UK Indie Chart, as well as getting play in the underground dance scene.

Spoiler:
 

_________________
"Tetka jesi videla negde moje svecano odelo?"
...
...
"Pa pojeli ga moljci"
"Celo odelo???"
"Ta gamad kad navali,ne zna da stane"
"A dugmad?"
"Dugmad su sigurno prodali"
Back to top Go down
View user profile
 
Cabaret Voltaire
View previous topic View next topic Back to top 
Page 1 of 1
 Similar topics
-
» Robin's 'Black Cat Cabaret'
» ? ????? ??? Cabaret ??? ??? Circus !!!

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
Rock music! :: Rock muzika :: Prokultura (1967 - 1977) :: Progressive rock-
Jump to: