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Swell Maps

English post-punk group, Swell Maps, formed in 1972 in Birmingham, England. The band was founded by brothers Epic Soundtracks and Nikki Sudden. They were joined by Richard Earl, David Barrington, John Cockrill, and Jowe Head to complete the lineup. Swell Maps released two albums and four singles before disbanding in 1980.

Swell Maps emerged as a prominent figure in the post-punk movement of the late 1970s. Their unique sound blended elements of punk rock with experimental and avant-garde influences. With their innovative approach to music-making, they garnered a dedicated following.

Despite their relatively short-lived career, Swell Maps left an indelible mark on the music scene. Their influence can still be heard today among artists across various genres. Discover their groundbreaking discography and immerse yourself in the sonic world of Swell Maps.


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