American post punk/new wave/indie rock band Pylon was founded in 1978 in Athens, Georgia. The band consisted of Randall Bewley on guitar, Curtis Crowe on drums, Vanessa Briscoe Hay on vocals, and Michael Lachowski on bass. They were active during three periods: 1978–1983, 1989–1991, and 2004–2009 (Bewley deceased).
Pylon can be compared to artists such as Au Pairs, Young Marble Giants, Essential Logic, Delta 5, Josef K, The Raincoats, Bush Tetras, Swell Maps, Kleenex, Wire, The Soft Boys, The Monochrome Set, Gang Of Four, The Slits, Magazine, ESG, Mission Of Burma, Television Personalities, The Fall and Rosa Yemen.
If you're a fan of American post punk or indie rock music from the late '70s to early '80s era with a touch of new wave sound,Pylon is definitely an artist worth checking out. Their unique blend of energetic guitar riffs and powerful vocals created a distinctive sound that set them apart from their contemporaries. With their periodic comebacks over the years,Pylon's influence continues to resonate within the alternative music scene.