Hula formed in November 1980 and hailed from Sheffield, home of such electronic luminaries as The Human League, Cabaret Voltaire and Chakk to name but a few.
Hula members Ron Wright, Alan Fish, and Mark Albrow allegedly lived with Cabaret Voltaire in an apartment aptly names the ‘Hula Kula’.
Hula’s second album ‘Murmur’ was released in 1984, only a year after its predecessor ‘Cut From The Inside’ and what a tour de force it is. Taking in elements of found sounds, cut up, primitive sampling and industrial paranoia they sculpted an unsettling but rhythmic ‘melange’ of sound. In part, industrial funk, elsewhere, an atmospheric stew of dissonance and rhythm.