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Fortran 5

Fortran 5 has been played on NTS over 10 times, featured on 11 episodes and was first played on 7 May 2017.

Fortran 5 were a band from the early 90s, similar to such other acts of the time as The Orb, Fluke and Underworld. Their sound was mainly pop/electronic, but were notable in particular for their offbeat cover versions of Pink Floyd's "Bike" and Derek & The Dominos' "Layla".

The core members of the band were David Baker and Simon Leonard, who previously recorded as I Start Counting and went on to record as Komputer.

The vocals on "Bike (Sid Sings Syd)" were provided by cut-up…

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Fortran 5
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XX21
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Midnight Trip (Tubby Noise Mix)
Fortran 5
Mute1990
Midnight Trip (Tubby Noise Mix)
Fortran 5Mute1990
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Love Baby
Fortran 5
Mute1991
Love Baby
Fortran 5Mute1991
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Love Baby (Charlie Endell Mix)
Fortran 5
Mute, Elektra1990
Love Baby (Charlie Endell Mix)
Fortran 5Mute, Elektra1990
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Blues Pt. 3
Fortran 5
Mute1991
Blues Pt. 3
Fortran 5Mute1991
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Crazy Earth (Full Greenhouse Effect)
Fortran 5
Mute1990
Crazy Earth (Full Greenhouse Effect)
Fortran 5Mute1990
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Hook R
Fortran 5
Mute1993
Hook R
Fortran 5Mute1993
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