Posts tagged with: New Wave

Snips, The Limit Club, Sheffield. Friday 15th September 1978

Firth Park Comprehensive School, the Brushes Building. It’s a July afternoon near the end of term, and lessons are over for the day. I’m in the music room, sitting behind a drum kit.…

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The Push || Double Life - Sheffield University. Saturday 19th August 1978.

Vinner throws the best parties. Like a junior Jay Gatsby, he holds court at his parents’ lofty Victorian house in Burngreave. We’re a largely well brought up, well behaved bunch. No-one takes drugs, but…

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Cabaret Voltaire || Deaf Aids || Molodoy || The Push - The Limit Club, Sheffield. Tuesday 15th August 1978.

“Wilma, what’s this song called?” “Spanish Stroll.” “So why are you singing it in French?” “I don’t understand what he’s saying in Spanish, summat about rose eater, take care oh.” “What are…

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The Smirks, The Limit Club, West Street, Sheffield. Thursday 27th July 1978.

There are two yellow balls in the sky. The first one is the sun, eternal, implacable, blazing down on this gorgeous July afternoon. The second sphere is small, soft and scuffed, earthbound on a parabolic…

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Be Bop Deluxe and John Cooper Clarke. Sheffield City Hall, 13th February 1978

Tickets bought 7th January. BBC ‘Sight & Sound In Concert’ watched on telly and taped off the radio 4th February. New album – ‘Drastic Plastic’ – bought 11th February. I’m ready for this. Be Bop Deluxe…

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