- 7 years ago
Playing tracks by
Liquid Liquid, A Certain Ratio, Lizzy mercier descloux, Delta 5, The Au Pairs and more.
I love how sparse this track is — it's got a sense that something very big is about to happen right the way through. A quiet riot for an opener.
Formed in 1977, another top drawer band from pre-Madchester Manchester. This is their third release c1978.
Its a bit like the soundtrack to a chase scene in a cartoon western. The playful guitar rift and elusive lyrics make something weird and wonderful.
The debut single from this post-punk band from Leeds. Great advise for life.
The Au Pairs are one of my favorite bands, fullstop. This song is from 'Playing with a Different Sex' and was the first track I picked for this mix.
The way the final melodic synths grow out of all that noise and ironic sneery lyrics always amazes me. I think this is what the future sounded like in 1978.
This song isn't just big - it's monumental... well, in my head anyway. It's seems so simple, at least in terms of it's constituent parts – but it builds and builds and builds