Tape Archive: Phone-In January 17th 1983

[audio https://stuffem.files.wordpress.com/2011/08/robbie-vincent-phone-in-1983.mp3] Here’s something I’ve meant to share or a while. It’s part of a radio phone which I date as Monday January 17th 1983. It’s interesting as a historical piece as it’s a small window on the cultural  changes in our society revealed by both the host and the ordinary public calling in to comment….

This Is Where We All Fall Out

This tune wandered into my mental jukebox the other day and just would not go away.I had Quickstep and Sidekick on cassette which if my memory serves me well had extra tracks to the LP version. It’s long surprised me that it’s never been re-released as the album ,for me, sits nicely between The Thompson…

Print Archive: Into Battle 1983

ZTT advert in the music press for Into Battle November 1983 (Click to enlarge) Related posts     Random post__Blogs I Read

Video Archive: Shriekback – Lined up

This video looks terribly earnest and dated now but I still have fond memories of Shriekback. I saw them once at the Cafe Royal I think it was (it was a small and low ceilinged room anyway). Barry Andrews, seen postulating in orange here (and looking a little like the guy in the old Tango…

Video Archive: Philip Glass Photographer Interview 1983

An Interview with one of the godfathers of minimalist music, Philip Glass from 1983 This also features a video by writer, producer and video artist John Sanborn.   Random post__Blogs I Read__Twitter __My Stumbleupon__Facebook

Video Archive: Brian Eno Interview 1983

Here’s Brian Eno in an interview from around 1983 (I think). Interestingly the interview ends with an early rough cut of Eno’s Apollo soundtrack as intended for the film For All Mankind. The soundtrack was released promptly though the film itself would not see the light of day until 1989. More from the Video Archive…