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Various — ‘Strange Passion: Explorations in Irish Post-Punk DIY and Electronic Music 1980-83’

‘Strange Passion: Explorations in Irish Post-Punk DIY and Electronic Music 1980-83’ serves as one of the more interesting compilation premises in that– apart from obviously not being a blatant money-sucking cash-in– it works, serves a purpose on two main fronts. … Continue reading

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Siouxsie And The Banshees — ‘The Scream’

It is pretty much a given that a big part of post-punk group Siouxsie And The Banshees’ initial attraction, what split them from the pack, was their glam goth frontwoman Siouxsie Sioux. They even named the band after her. The … Continue reading

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Gang Of Four — ‘Entertainment!’

Lyrically, ‘Entertainment’, Leeds band Gang Of Four’s 1979 debut LP, is dry, emotionless, blurred fare that, though getting its political reading from a mostly leftist slant, its life experience can be found in northern Britain’s suburbs. In his wonderful book … Continue reading

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