Posts tagged with: New Wave

I’m So Hollow – Blitz Club at The George IV, Tuesday 27th November 1979.

“Pulling the sheets up over my face. The only place I know I’ll feel safe.” I’m So Hollow are laying siege to a monstrous slab of rock entitled ‘I Don’t Know’. I…

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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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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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Zaine Griff - The Limit Club, Sheffield. Thursday 8th March 1979

“So, thanks to all at once and to each one, whom we invite to see us crowned at Scone.” “Very good Roger, except it’s pronounced ‘Scoon’”. “But Sir, it says ‘Scone’ here, you could…

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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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