A TRIP TO SCOTLAND TO INVESTIGATE NEW MUSICAL STIRRINGS FROM AZTEC CAMERA, FIRE ENGINES & JOSEF K

Things are certainly looking up. The myth of London as the cradle of Britain’s rock culture has crumbled dramatically in recent years. it began with Birmingham’s 2-Tone label, then Factory emerged from Manchester, and Zoo and Inevitable from Liverpool.

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RADIO, LIVE TRANSMISSION #06

Radio, Live Transmission – “Who’d Have Thought” was arguably Hurrah!‘s last indie record before they got all sweetened up, ironed out and signed for Arista. They had other records associated with the Kitchenware label but by then I’d left them behind. So, this was the last Hurrah! single I ever bought, released October 1984.

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JOSEF K – RADIO DRILL TIME

Pictured are Josef K, a band currently the subject of much interest due to their very fine “Radio Drill Time” single on Postcard.

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RADIO, LIVE TRANSMISSION #02

Radio, Live Transmission – Here it is, its that time once more for a delve in the boxes of records and shelves upon shelves of black gold, looking to add to my ‘Transmission’ interludes, where I play records from my past.

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RADIO, LIVE TRANSMISSION #01

Radio, Live Transmission – I bought this copy of “The Strange Idols Pattern and Other Short Stories” sometime in 1984, possibly 1985.

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