Posts tagged with: Cabaret Voltaire

Throbbing Gristle, Cabaret Voltaire, Z’EV – The Lyceum Ballroom, London. Sunday 8th February 1981.

Sunday lunch-time. George Quail, sixty-five year-old, recently retired steel mill worker, is poring over an existential essay written by Genesis P-Orridge, thirty year-old musician, artist and disruptor-in-chief with Throbbing Gristle. Entitled “A Lion In A…

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Naked Pygmy Voles, The Hallamshire, Sheffield. Thursday 27th November 1980.

A Thursday night in The Bee Hive pub at the top of West Street. I’m here with band-mate Charlie Collins, Richard Kirk and his girlfriend Lynn Clarke. This is their local, being just a…

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Cabaret Voltaire, Mark My Words. The Leadmill, Sheffield. Saturday 5th July 1980.

“We’ve got African brown rice and lentils, mung bean noodles, a tabbouleh salad. . .” “’Ave yer got any chips?” “We don’t do chips.” “Those bananas look a bit funny.” “They’re not bananas, they’…

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Cabaret Voltaire and Throbbing Gristle, Sheffield University. Tuesday 10th June 1980.

“I’m So Hollow?” “Here”. “They Must Be Russians?” “Present”. “Vendino Pact?” “Yes, Miss”. A warm summer evening, and its registration time for Sheffield bands at the Lower Refectory on Western Bank. Vice Versa, DVA,…

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They Must Be Russians - Blitz club at The George IV, Tuesday 29th January 1980

“I got fined forty quid for putting a poster up. The bloke who beat his wife up was only fined thirty.” Steve Chapman fought the law, and the law won. The Stunt Kites’ guitarist is…

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Vendino Pact || The Stunt Kites - The Penguin Pub, Shiregreen, Sheffield. Thursday 25th October 1979.

The pub is called The Penguin; it is so far off our usual patch that we might as well be hanging out with the Emperors and Rockhoppers down at the South Pole. Lower Shiregreen might…

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