Posts tagged with: Industrial

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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Fad Gadget, the Clarendon Ballroom, London. Friday 27th June, 1980.

Pimple-peppered forehead pressed against the coach window, I gawp at Yvonne and Alice, naked and entwined, eighteen-feet high at the side of the road. Yvonne, inscrutable, gently rests her head on Alice’s hand. Alice…

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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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ClockDVA, the Blitz club at The George IV. Tuesday 19th February 1980

As the name hopefully suggests, this is a blog about bands and artists that I've seen live in concert, rather than the groups that I played in. I'd prefer to leave it to others to…

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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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