The band continued to
as Anne left, with Kennie J
joining as a vocalist, as well as Al Robertson who featured briefly
before going on to form "100% Man made Fibre".
Richie and Kennie
Scotland in the early 80's and
produced a 12 track vocal demo album which was circulated as part of
the vibrant "Cassette Culture" of the era. Richie Program then joined
Sean Kelly and John Sharp of "Those
French Girls" , disbanding Final program in 1984 to form "Sean Novak"
releasing one 12" single.
London in the mid 80's to
part of the wider techno music scene. However the minimalist sound
continued to be sought after and valued amongst musical cogniscenti and
in November 2010 Final Program featured alongside Depeche Mode, Soft
Cell and New Order as part of a noteworthy DJ mix and playlist “SSG
Special: High-Rise Living 78-86 [Part 1] - compiled by The Black Dog
& Regis “ released on Wednesday, November 24, 2010 "The Black Dog"
'Historically, music only really gets interesting when the British get
involved and this was a very British musical revolution.'
Another accolade was
inclusion of Final Program Phase
in the Crispy Nuggets mix released on June 8, 2011.
Guide to Scottish Minimal/Synth 1979-1983
Also in 2014 Vinyl on
included an extensive
of Final Program material in a massively definitive 8 record set :
"Official Guide to Scottish Minimal/Synth 1979-1983" featuring Final
Program alongside Alistair
Robertson and “100% Man Made Fibre”
Final Program contributed the material for
the fourth 12”
in the set:
to the Noise Floor
In 2016 Final Program
(Protect and Survive) featured
Human League and OMD on "Close to the Noise Floor" by Cherry Red
immensely powerful compilation album which may come to be seen as the
ultimate definitive collection of nascent UK Electronica.