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Pet Shop Boys: Re-issues

Andy Gill, Q, December 1991

THANKS TO INNOVATORS LIKE Kraftwerk, Cabaret Voltaire and the Human League, alongside the huge leaps made in drum-machine technology by the Roland corporation, musicians finally realised in the early '80s that they didn't actually have to lug around that neanderthal skin-thrasher and his enormous caseloads of equipment.

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