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YORKSHIRE CLASSICS: gang of four

April 19, 2012 by

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If you’ve yet to hear Gang of Four, then what are you waiting for? They’re not just a Yorkshire classic, they’re a band that made a worldwide impact. Starting in the late ’70s, they released two albums of stripped down punk mixed with dub and reggae before venturing into dance-punk and disco, which would eventually […]

YORKSHIRE CLASSICS: the edsel auctioneer

April 12, 2012 by

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Formed in 1988, The Edsel Auctioneer left an indelible footprint both locally and across the Atlantic. Whilst they’ve never reached the heights of some of the other bands from that era, like their mates the Pale Saints, the two albums they left us with remain well good listens. Both of their albums, Simmer and The […]

YORKSHIRE CLASSICS: black wire

March 29, 2012 by

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Like many bands, Black Wire burned brightly for a short time and then just fizzled out. They even inspired a Kaiser Chiefs tune, one of the band’s biggest singles. Their debut was released in 2005 and whilst working on new material in 2007, they disbanded. Members have gone on to play in Lord Auch (who […]

YORKSHIRE CLASSICS: the wedding present

March 22, 2012 by

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Amazingly, the Wedding Present are still out and gigging today. And they haven’t lost a step. This choon is from their debut album George Best, released October 1987.

YORKSHIRE CLASSICS: wintermute

March 8, 2012 by

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My memory must be going foggy because whilst I do remember Wintermute, many of the details have been lost. The time I first heard them, first saw them, and the specific date of their breakup are all lost – and the normally dependable internet isn’t a help either. They were quite the exciting lot with […]