Tag: Factory Records
The Recoup Song Of The Day for Monday, September 28th is “Yo Yo Gi” by A Certain Ratio, taken from the Mute Records release ACR Loco.
In the early 1980s New York’s Ike Yard released two Factory Records-associated releases, each one radically different from the other, yet both offer delightful sounds of the future as seen from 1982.
Saint Etienne mastermind Bob Stanley enlists friend Tim Burgess to help curate the latest edition of his fictional setting compilation, Tim Peaks. This diner offers up a more contemporary setting than previous volumes, with a special focus on more melancholic, Factory Records-inspired post punk and indie-pop.
Taken from the London Records release, The Early EP’s.
Taken from the Mute Records release, Dirty Boy/Shack Up Remixed.
Taken from the Factory Benelux release, The Plateau Phase..
Taken from the Mute Records release, ACR:BOX.
For the fourth Durutti Column album, Factory Records mastermind Tony Wilson insisted that the album be an experiment in adapting Vini Reilly’s distinctive music with a modern classical twist. This experiment has been expanded into a whopping four disc set, featuring other recordings from the era and two fantastic live performances.
Taken from the Mute Records release, Good Together.
Unlike former bandmate Peter Hook’s autobiographies, New Order frontman Bernard Sumner’s autobiography is terse, vague, and not particularly revelatory or insightful; it feels like a half-hearted retort to Hook’s book, a year before Substance appeared, creating for a dull read from someone capable of writing a much, much better book.