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Pop Group, The

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The Pop Group/This Heat: Collegiate Theatre, London

Live Review by Ian Penman, New Musical Express, July 1978

TWO SEEMINGLY unconventional, superficially 'bleak', jagged modern-music outfits. Both engineer music suggesting radical departure, still somehow quaint. ...

The Pop Group

Interview by Paul Rambali, New Musical Express, September 1978

PARDON ME if I've misunderstood, but amongst all those pretty speeches and petty let-downs didn't somebody once ask for 'new music night and day'? And ...

The Pop Group/LKJ/Nico/Cab Voltaire

Live Review by Richard Williams, Melody Maker, October 1978

Disorder by juxtaposition. Subversion by paradox. Nothing is as simple as we're told. New feelings. ...

The Pop Group/Nico/Linton Kwesi Johnson/Cabaret Voltaire: An Appraisal Of 'Next Year's Thing'

Live Review by Paul Morley, New Musical Express, October 1978

The Pop Group/Nico/Linton Kwesi Johnson/Cabaret Voltaire: Electric Ballroom, London ...

Public Image Ltd., The Pop Group, Merger, Linton Kwesi Johnson , John Cooper Clarke: Kings Hall, Manchester

Live Review by Paul Morley, New Musical Express, March 1979

RACE TODAY magazine/organisation, acknowledging the central importance of Manchester in the struggle of black people, launched their northern campaign with a fund raising "Creation For ...

The Pop Group: First Steps In The Primal Skank

Report and Interview by Richard Williams, Melody Maker, March 1979

Tribal customs live on, even in the era of Afterpunk. RICHARD WILLIAMS investigates The Pop Group. ...

We Know There’s Something Wrong Somewhere: The Pop Group

Interview by Peter Silverton, Sounds, March 1979

This and other astute observations on life, art and the consumer society in THE POP GROUP interview. ...

The Pop Group: Y

Review by Paul Rambali, New Musical Express, April 1979

THE POP GROUP. An enigmatic name. Not so much ironic as is often claimed, more plain cheeky. ...

The Pop Group: Idealists in Distress

Interview by Max Bell, New Musical Express, June 1979

They are young. They are talented. They are committed. They are now without a record company. 'So what seems to be the problem, boys?' asks ...

The Pop Group, Scritti Politti: University Of London

Live Review by Nick Kent, New Musical Express, November 1979

THE TRADITION of the angry young idealist, full of righteous fervour, self-righteous condescension towards those at odds with his or her volatile beliefs, and a ...

The Pop Group: We Are Time (Y/Rough Trade)

Review by Andy Gill, New Musical Express, July 1980

THIS COULD have been a great record. On paper, it seemed to be a handful of The Pop Group's strongest suits. ...

The Pop Group: The Politics of Dancing

Profile and Interview by Nick Hasted, Independent, The, October 1998

THE POP GROUP'S life was brief and fierce. Begun in 1978, collapsing in 1980, the Bristol teenagers' insertion of black funk, free jazz, dub and ...

Post-Punk: Lubricate Your Living Room

Retrospective by Simon Reynolds, Uncut, December 2001

FORGET ABOUT THE NOSTALGIA-MONGERING AND KITSCH REVIVALISM – THE POST-PUNK PERIOD OF 1979-81 WAS AN ASTONISHINGLY FERTILE TIME FOR BRITISH MUSIC, WHEN INDIE LABELS FLOURISHED ...

see also Essential Bop

see also Pigbag

see also Rip Rig and Panic

see also Mark Stewart

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