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0-9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Picture     Post-punk (originally "new musick") is a broad type of rock music that emerged from the punk movement of the 1970s, in which artists departed from the traditional garage rock  template of punk to pursue a variety of radical sensibilities. Attempting to break from rock cliché and subvert conventions, post-punk artists experimented with sources such as electronic musicblack dance styles, and the avant-garde, as well as novel recording technology  and  production techniques.

     Artists also crossed their work with with art and politics, drawing widely on ideas from critical theory, modernist art, and literature. Communities that produced independent record labels, visual art, multimedia performances and fanzines developed in conjunction with these musical developments.

     The early post-punk vanguard was represented by groups such as Siouxsie and the BansheesWireMagazineGang of Four, Public Image Ltd, the Pop Group, Joy DivisionThrobbing Gristle, the SlitsCabaret Voltaire, the Cure, the FallAu PairsTalking Heads and Pere Ubu.


Post Punk bands starting with 'S': 6 bands in database

Siouxsie and The Banshees (United Kingdom)Slits (United Kingdom)
Stinky Toys (France)Stranglers (United Kingdom)
Subway Sect (United Kingdom)Vic Godard & Subway Sect (United Kingdom)

Post Punk artists starting with 'S': 29 artists in database

Alan Lee ShawAna da Silva
Anna SchulteBob Shilling
Bruce SmithColin Scot
Fred SchneiderFred Smith
Gareth SagerGarth Smith
George Scott IIIGrant Showbiz
Keith StricklandLester Square
Mark StewartMick Singleton
Mike SlocombePaul "Shirley" Shepley
Paul SimpsonPaul Spencer
Pete ShelleyRob Symmons
Robert SmithRobin Simon
Siouxsie SiouxStep Lang
Steve ShearsSteve Spear
Steven Severin

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