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A Certain Ratio

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A Certain Ratio are a post-punk band formed in 1977 in Manchester, England. While originally part of the punk rock movement, they soon added funk and dance elements to their sound. They are sometimes referred to as "post punk funk". The band's name is taken from the lyrics of Brian Eno's song "The True Wheel" from the 1974 album Taking Tiger Mountain.

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"A Certain Ratio" a.k.a. "A certain ratio?" is a book by James Buchan.

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Google previewThe Domestic Encyclopaedia; Or, A Dictionary of Facts, and Useful Knowledge (1804)

Comprehending a Concise View of the Latest Discoveries, Inventions, and Improvements, Chiefly Applicable to Rural and Domestic Economy. Together with Descriptions of the Most Interesting Objects of Nature and Art; the History of Men and Animals, in a State of Health Or Disease; and Practical Hints Respecting the Arts and Manufactures, Both Familiar and Commercial, Illustrated with Numerous Engravings and Cuts in Five Volumes by Anthony Florian Madinger Willich, James Mease

The leading principle of this invention is, to give the length of the yarns composing the strand, a certain ratio, in proportion to the hardness, or compression, with .which the rope is intended to be laid, and thus to acquire a more equal ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Popular Music (2011)

by Colin Larkin

A Certain Ratio No UK act crystallized independent, punk-influenced funk more than Manchester's A Certain Ratio. The original lineup comprised Jeremy Kerr ( bass), Simon Topping (vocals/ trumpet), Peter Terrell (guitar), Martin Moscrop ...

Google previewA Dictionary of General Knowledge, Or, An Explanation of Words and Things Connected with All the Arts and Sciences ; Illustrated with Numerous Wood Cuts (1835)

by George Crabb

A series of quantities, keeping a certain ratio among themselves ; when they decrease or increase with ...

Google previewThe Domestic Encyclopedia, Or, A Dictionary of Facts and Useful Knowledge, Chiefly Applicable to Rural & Domestic Economy (1821)

With an Appendix, Containing Additions in Domestic Medicine, and the Veterinary and Culinary Arts by Anthony Florian Madinger Willich, Thomas Cooper, Katherine Golden Bitting Collection on Gastronomy (Library of Congress)

The leading principle of this invention is, to give the length of the yarns composing the strand, a certain ratio, in proportion to the hardness, or compression, with which the rope is intended to be laid, and thus to acquire a more equal distribuiion ...

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