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Corking Tuneage

This latest instalment finds our esteemed columnist knee-deep in goat’s scrotums, masturbating ducks and hippo flatulence… oh and some corking tuneage  
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Age Of Chance, ‘Kisspower’

Recorded in November 1986, Age Of Chance’s ‘Kisspower’ was a cut ’n’ paste trailblazer based around Prince’s ‘Kiss’ and featuring a host of samples from Run DMC to Bruce Springsteen. Geoff Taylor, AOC’s bass dominator, talks us through its genesis
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Paddy Mcaloon

In 1991, Prefab Sprout frontman Paddy Mcaloon was struck down with serious illness that led to perhaps his boldest work, 2003’s ‘I Trawl The Megahertz’, a fever-dream of skittish longing that deserves ear time
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Yacht: The Shipping Forecast

Former DFA recording artists Yacht have their very own belief system. They have a manifesto too. Not only that, the Los Angeles outfit produce shiny electronic pop music with side orders of extraterrestrial intelligence and future gazing. And it really is as marvellous as that all sounds
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Suicide: Dream Baby Dream

Myth and legend are never more than a step away from Suicide. In a new book by our very own Kris Needs, ‘Dream Baby Dream — Suicide, A New York Story’, Alan Vega and Martin Rev reveal the inside line on their extraordinary career. With this exclusive extract, we’re treated to the gobsmacking first-hand recollections of the recording sessions that lead to their startling 1977 eponymous debut album
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Hegemony Of Beige

LISTS, LISTS and more LISTS. We’re drawing mighty close to that time of year. But our Fats has had enough already. He will 1) Not make any lists this year 2) Or maybe he will… 3) What? Oh…
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Mueran Humanos: Around The Outside

They make music that is at once experimental, propulsive, foreboding and beautiful. They call it “rock concrète”. They love Baudelaire and Shakespeare as well as Suicide and Coil and Swans and Sonic Youth. They are Tomás and Carmen, originally from Argentina but now based in Berlin. Meet Mueran Humanos