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Cabaret Voltaire: Sheffield – This Week's Leeds

Andy Gill, New Musical Express, 9 September 1978

UNTIL LAST YEAR, Sheffield was undoubtedly the most musically inactive city in Britain. For a city with over half a million people, the paucity of small venues was little short of criminal, and the prospects for bands working outside the Working Men's Club circuit absolutely non-existent. "Drift south, young man, and drown" was the order of the day.

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