Started in 1974 making music from cut-up and spliced tapes. Stephen Mallinder, Richard H. Kirk and Chris Watson.
First single in 1978: 'Extended Play'
First LP in 1979: 'Mix-Up'
Released eight LPs in four years:
Live At The YMCA
Voice Of America
Live At The Lyceum
2 X 45
Johnny Yes No
and a forty-minute long 12" single:
Chris Watson left to become a sound recordist (He's worked with David Attenbrough and Bill Oddie) Recent solo LPs of sound recordings.
Kirk and Mallinder continued to 1992.
They worked with John Robbie before 'Planet Rock'.
The Covenant, The Sword And The Arm Of The Lord
The Pressure Company
Groovy Laidback And Nasty
Body And Soul
and solo LPs.
They had one minor hit single.
Mallinder left and emigrated to Australia. Released three LPs as Ku-Ling Brothers and Sassi And Loco. He is a teacher.
Kirk continues to write and record and, very rarely, plays gigs. Released about forty solo LPs (I've lost count) since 1992.
Lots of Cabaret Voltaire remixes recently.