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Top Ten Bands in each Sub-Genre of NW

Discuss your favorite songs, artists or post your top ten lists from the new wave era or related genres.

Top Ten Bands in each Sub-Genre of NW

Postby SuNomi » Wed Jul 12, 2006 1:28 pm

Punk: X
Post-Punk: Gang of Four
Gothic: Siouxsie & The Banshees
Synthpop: Ultravox
Powerpop: Blondie
Mod: The Jam
Two-Tone Ska: The Specials
New Romantic: ABC
Rockabilly: Stray Cats
College Rock (or Alternative): REM
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Postby Frau_Blucher » Thu Jul 13, 2006 12:00 am

Not suprising that I'd concur a lot with a Costa Mesa dude:

Punk: X
Post-Punk: Joy Division
Gothic: Siouxsie
Synthpop: New Order (I cringe as I write this, knowing they're not really synthpop)
Powerpop: The Plimsouls
Mod: The Jam
2-Tone/Ska: The Untouchables (revival at least)
New Ro: Heaven 17 (are they?)
Rockabilly: eh...okay, The Blasters
Alt: The Smiths
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Postby Mechi » Thu Jul 13, 2006 3:17 am

Punk: The Clash
Post-punk: Joy Division (but also Wire´s running through my head)
Mopey brits (someone here invented that category on a previous thread): The Cure (ah, also feel tempted to add EATB)
Gothic: Siouxsie
Ska: Madness
New Ro: A Flock Of Seagulls
I´m not sure how the f- to classify them: The Police, Talk Talk (not completely synth pop for me), Tears for fears
Power-pop: Blondie
Synthpop: New Order
Alternative: The Smiths
Art-wave (yeah, I´ve invented that just as to save myself from thinking if they are post-punk or not [;)]): Talking heads, Devo

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Postby i_like_lectric_motors » Thu Jul 13, 2006 4:47 am

Punk: Black Flag
Post-Punk: The Fall
Gothic: Christian Death
Synthpop: Depeche Mode
Powerpop: Hoodoo Gurus
Mod: The Jam ( don't really know any others)
Two-Tone Ska: English Beat
New Romantic: Visage
Rockabilly: Stray Cats
College Rock (or Alternative): Dinosaur Jr.

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Postby ExRat » Thu Jul 13, 2006 2:21 pm

Punk: Ummmm....any '77 Brit-punk, really. Oh, and early Hüsker Dü.
Post-Punk: Joy Division, The Fall
Gothic: Sex Gang Children
Synthpop: Fad Gadget
Powerpop: Dave Edmunds
Mod: Tha Jam (everyone pales in comparison, in my view)
Two-Tone Ska: The Selecter, Madness
New Romantic: Visage
Rockabilly: The Blasters (YES!)
College Rock (or Alternative): Flaming Lips
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Postby rotator » Tue Jul 18, 2006 8:39 am

I'll give you in order #1 and #2

[b]Punk: Buzzcocks, The Clash
Post-punk: Echo/B-men, Joy Division
Gothic:Tones On Tail, Love & Rockets
Ska: The Specials, Madness
New Ro: Japan, Simple Minds
MOD: The Jam, Squire
Synthpop: OMD, Depeche Mode
Alternative: The Smiths, R.E.M.
Art-wave: Talking Heads, King Crimson
Ambient: Sylvian, Eno
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Postby popreactor » Sun Jul 23, 2006 6:20 pm

Punk>The Clash
Post Punk> Joy Division
Ska> The Specials
Mod> The Jam
New Romantic> Talk Talk
Alternative> Echo & The Bunnyman
Synthe-pop> B-Movie
Industrial> D.A.F.
Goth> Siouxsie & The Banshees

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Postby glokstadt » Sun Jul 23, 2006 6:38 pm

Punk: The Clash
Post-Punk: Gang of Four
Gothic: Siouxsie And The Banshees
Synthpop: OMD, Depecche Mode
Powerpop: The Vapors, The Plimsouls
Mod: The Chords
Two-Tone Ska: The Selector
New Romantic: Icehouse, Japan, Adam And The Ants
Rockabilly: The Blasters
College Rock (or Alternative): REM, The Smiths
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