Popfluence.nl de blog voor inspiratie voor leuke muziek. Ik geef regelmatig recensies over artiesten en albums. Daarnaast deel ik ook mijn passie voor kunst.
- English SettlementWhite horse of UffingtonIn 1982 XTC released their first double LP titled "English Settlement". An album that comes at the time the band was at their creative and artistical peak. After 4 new wave/post punk albums of electric guitar the arrival of accoustic guitars were introduced to the sound of... read more
- Jean-Michel BasquiatJean-Michel Basquiat was born on Dec. 22, 1960 in Brooklyn, New York. His mother was a Puerto Rican named Matilde Andrades Basquiat and a Haitian-American father Gérard Basquiat who was an accountant. He spoke 3 languages: French, Spanish, and English. His brother Max died shortly before Basquiat’s birth, making him the... read more
- U2's first 3 albumsIn 1976 David "the Edge" Evans, Paul "Bono" Hewson, Larry Mullen Jr. and Adam Clayton formed the Larry Mullen Band and then as "Feedback". In 1979 they managed to release their first EP titled "Three" and changed their name to U2. The EP isn't that great. 2 songs of that... read more
- TechnodelicOriginal album cover The Yellow Magic Orchestra were electronic pioneers just like Kraftwerk, Can and Tangerine Dream. They managed to inspire many bands like The Human League and Simple Minds. The band members are: Haruomi Hosono (bass, keyboards, vocals), Yukihiro Takahashi (drums, lead vocals) and Ryuichi Sakamoto (keyboards, vocals). YMO in 1981... read more
- You've changed and how!They started as an experimental band called Vice Versa in 1977 in Sheffield. The city where many electronic bands like Cabaret Voltaire, Human League and Heaven 17 were founded. When Martin Fry interviewed them and became the lead singer they changed their name to ABC. With the help of Trevor... read more