Posts tagged with: Punk

Stunt Kites - 4th March 1980. I'm So Hollow - 11th March 1980. Both at the Blitz club, George IV pub, Sheffield.

“Well, it’s taken them a powerful long time to get onto record, but they’ve done it at last. ClockDVA, one of those names you’ve seen, I bet you’ve seen around for…

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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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The Stunt Kites. Nine gigs at various venues in Sheffield, Retford and Barnsley. April to September 1979.

Monday 9th April. The Easter school holidays, and a teenage gathering for Stunt Kite co-founder, school pal and punk-rock charmer Steve Chapman’s eighteenth birthday. The evening started in The Bay Horse in Pitsmoor, one…

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John Cooper Clarke || Fàshiön Music. The Limit Club, Sheffield. 21st June 1979

“School’s out for summer. School’s out forever.” Sing it Alice. That’s it. Finished. Done. Seven years. Two and a half thousand days from pre-teen to young adult. From ‘The Beano’ to Eno,…

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Bill Nelson’s Red Noise || Fingerprintz, Sheffield City Hall & Joe Jackson, The Limit Club, Sheffield. Both 13th March 1979.

One year and one month to the day since our first encounter, my teenage music hero Bill Nelson returns to Sheffield City Hall with a new band, a new look and a new sound. Since…

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The Stunt Kites, Saint Cuthberts Church Hall, Fir Vale, Sheffield. 25th November 1978.

A drab, grey plastic mould chair, scuffed black metal legs akimbo, spins through the air above the ready-rubbed tobacco floor - an unhinged Apollo lunar lander in search of its own Sea Of Tranquillity. Its…

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