"Techno-punk" redirects here.
It is not to be confused with electropunk.
|Cultural origins||Late 1970s, United States (Los Angeles, San Francisco and New York City) and London, England|
Many groups in the post-punk era adopted a more danceable style.
Influential bands from the 1980s included Talking Heads, Public Image Ltd., New Order, Gang of Four, the Higsons, the Pop Group, Maximum Joy, The Brainiacs, Big Boys, Minutemen, and Red Hot Chili Peppers.
Dance-punk was revived among some bands of the garage rock/post-punk revival in the early years of the new millennium, particularly acts such as LCD Soundsystem, Clinic, Death from Above, Liars, Franz Ferdinand, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Bloc Party, You Say Party, the Faint, the Rapture, Shout Out Out Out Out, and Radio 4, joined by dance-oriented acts who adopted rock sounds such as Out Hud, or Californian acts like !!!
and Moving Units.
In the early 2000s Washington, D.C. had a popular and notable punk-funk scene, inspired by Fugazi, post-punk, and go-go acts like Trouble Funk and Rare Essence, including bands like Q and Not U, Black Eyes, and Baltimore's Oxes, Double Dagger, and Dope Body.
In Britain the combination of indie with dance-punk was dubbed new rave in publicity for Klaxons and the term was picked up and applied by the NME to bands including Trash Fashion, New Young Pony Club, Hadouken! , Late of the Pier, Test Icicles, and Shitdisco forming a scene with a similar visual aesthetic to earlier raves.
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