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Sex Pistols

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Simple Minds – New Gold Dream (81–82–83–84) (1982)

The music seemed to always take itself pretty seriously and the group were growing and realising their atmospheric strengths. They never quite fit with the successful new romantic pretty-boys like Duran Duran or Spandau Ballet, they seemed more aligned to U2’s trajectory. Indeed, when U2 got set to record their breakthrough album The Unforgettable Fire with producers Brian Eno and Daniel Lanois, the group told them they had been listening to New Gold Dream…

RIP Malcolm McLaren

He was the puppet-master, the agent provocateur, who managed to project not just a band or a song or an image, but an idea into the larger public consciousness. He understood the power of media, of promotion, and how to fuck with them to your own advantage. He and the Pistols were like a semtex charge on the foundations of the music industry…

Langley Parks: Soundscapes, Themes & Noise – free individual track download…

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