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M/A/R/R/S: Ain't Nothing But A Hip-House Party

Report and Interview by Robin Gibson, Sounds, September 1987

What happens when two cult acts on 4AD — AR KANE and COLOURBOX — meet on the dancefloor of the recording studio? They create M/A/R/R/S and a ...

Sampling the Sounds

Report by Simon Frith, Jon Savage, Observer, The, October 1987

SIMON FRITH and JON SAVAGE on more copyright complexities ...

Sound Wars: M/A/R/R/S Vs. Stock, Aitken, Waterman

Report and Interview by Phil Sutcliffe, Q, December 1987

At what point does sampling cross the fine line between flattery and theft? The battle between Stock Aitken Waterman and M/A/R/R/S may be the first ...


Profile and Interview by David Toop, Spin, January 1988

M/A/R/R/S BEGAN AS A collaboration between Martyn and Steve Young of the 4AD band Colourbox and Alex and Rudi of A. R. Kane. ...

4AD Records: The "pure" label behind Pixies and Cocteau Twins

Retrospective and Interview by Martin Aston, Guardian, The, October 2013

Little was known about Ivo Watts-Russell and Peter Kent, the enigmatic founders of celebrated indie label 4AD, until they were tracked down in the US. ...

see also AR Kane

see also Colourbox

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