Turquoise Days was formed in the U.K. in 1981 by Luciano Brambilla and David Le Breton. Throughout the 1980s, they self-released many cassettes, as well as the 7'' single "Grey Skies / Blurred". The demo version of their hit-single "Grey Skies" is included for the first time ever on vinyl.
Les Magistrats De Syracuse was formed in 1985 in Maubeuge, France by Eric Vernier, along with Bernard Applincourt on drums and Jean-Marie Leroy on sax. Between 1985 and 1986, the group recorded the 7'' single "Week End's Zaz / Genèse". They split in 1986.
Glamorcult was formed in the early 1980’s by Canadian singer/song writer Eric Simpson. Several band members joined the project, in order to be able to perform live at different times. On “Follow The Shadow”, the bass guitar playing was performed by Robin Girard, while vocals and all other instruments were played by Eric Simpson.
Private Blue was a studio project created by Horst Schnebel (composition, keyboards and production), Frank Meyer-Thurn (composition and production), Camilla Hüther (lyrics) and Ute Berling in Mannheim, Germany. In 1984, they founded their own production company and until the end of their collaboration in 1989, they created various projects such as "Rewind", "MC-2" and "Doctorin D".
R.E.K. was a project of two musicians hailing from Frankfurt am Main, Germany, Richard Kersten and Frithjof Krepp. R.E.K. were enthusiastically signed by RCA Records. However, shortly after signing, RCA went bankrupt and the LP disappeared. Krepp and Kersten, after having produced two Richard Kersten solo LPs, both individually went on to write and produce in their personal studios.
The Rain were four school friends from Sydney, Australia (Elias Eliades - vocals, guitar, keyboards, Adam Matijasevic - bass, keyboards, drum programming, backing vocals, Johnny Knezevic - drums, Rocky Knezevic - keyboards), who decided to form their own band in late 1989. They released their EP "Love, Lies & Anxiety Attacks" in 1991 and toured for a year around Australia before starting working on their second EP which remains to this day unfinished. They disbanded in early 1993.
Pale TV was an Italian post-punk band, formed in Parma, Italy, in 1980. The four musicians, Alex, Blue Niagara, Adrenalina and Whip, played together since 1978 in a punk rock band named "Electric Nerves". They recorded their first single, "Night Toys", in September 1980. They also released two albums, "Blue Agents" and the unfinished "Penitenziali", which was finally released in 2015. The band split in 1984.
Music For Pleasure was formed in Leeds, England in 1979, comprising David Whitaker - synths and keyboards, Mark Copson - vocals, Ivor Roberts - bass and Chris Oldroyd - drums. They released several 7'' singles and two albums. "Madness At The Mission" comes from their debut 7'' single.
Days Of Sorrow is the brain-child of William Lennox (vocals, keyboards) and André Schreiber (bass), hailing from Dortmund (Germany). In 1981, they decided to form their own band. The first four piece line-up included Wolfram Huber (guitar) and Nicolai Sabotka (drums). John Tollhaus offered the band to produce the band's first 12” EP. Their debut EP “Remembering The Days” was published by Tollhaus Records in 1984. In 1986 the band split up.
The Wibbley Brothers were formed in 1977 by Rob Metcalfe (Terry Wibbley) and Guy Jackson (Ronnie Wibbley). Their first record release came in 1981, entitled the "Dark Side Of The Mune" EP. "Der Wawazawa" followed in 1982, recorded at Spaceward Studios for their first (and so far only) album "Go Weird".
Psihokratija was founded in 1988 in Yugoslavia (Belgrade, Serbia) by Gorjan Krstić (synths and composition), Zoran Petrović (vocals)and Wessely Karel (synths). In 1990 the band released its debut album, entitled "Album Mentalnih Fotografija". The same year, the band split and Gorjan Krstić, with new band members, began to prepare the band's second album, which remains unreleased up to this moment.
- New Wave, Minimal Synth, Post Punk