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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ORANGE JUICE – BLUE BOY

ORANGE JUICE – “Blue Boy” / “Love Sick” (Postcard 80-2) August 1980 – A waspish, curling twirling treat of a single. Orange Juice make me think of good times and good Teardrop and the best uncluttered, unfettered, great ignored music like Tim Buckley.

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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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AZTEC CAMERA – JUST LIKE GOLD

Aztec Camera ‘Just Like Gold – The second Postcard release during March 1981

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ORANGE JUICE – POOR OLD SOUL

More Orange Juice please! Up next “Poor Old Soul”, a bouncy pop number with rather basic drumming, this could have been so much better with a lot more imagination on the skins.

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