One, you lock the target. Two, you bait the line. Three, you slowly spread the net, and four you catch the man!
Front 242 is a Belgian EBM band and the Trope Namer
(but not the Trope Codifier
) for Electronic Body Music: this term was coined for their 1984 album No Comment
Their style, EBM, is a subgenre of Industrial
that resembles the Darker and Edgier
cousin of Synth Pop
. "Darker and Edgier Kraftwerk
" is a good description. The music itself is punk-like, aggressive and danceable Electronic Music
with mostly conventional (verse-bridge-chorus) song structures.
Front 242 member Richard 23 was a founding member of Revolting Cocks alongside Ministry
's Al Jourgensen.
Their Crowning Moment of Awesome
is generally considered to be their song Headhunter
off their album Front By Front
is also their Signature Song
Unfortunately, Front 242 have at times been accused of Nazism
. This accusation is severely misplaced.
Front 242 provides examples of the following tropes: