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Strange Men In Sheds With Spanners (Pete Shelley Buzzcocks) - Strange Men In Sheds With Span Vinyl LPers on LP - direct audio

Strange Men In Sheds With Spanners (Pete Shelley Buzzcocks) - Strange Men In Sheds With Span Vinyl LPers on LP

Drag City Records

  • $ 1798


Strange Men In Sheds With Spanners (Pete Shelley Buzzcocks) - Strange Men In Sheds With Span Vinyl LP

Groovy Label Reissue featuring Pete Shelley of the Buzzcocks

Drag City presents reissues of the avant-garde DIY label Groovy founded by Pete Shelley (Buzzcocks) and Francis Cookson. As of 1981, a sea-change was signaled with the Buzzcocks' break-up, Pete Shelley's subsequent solo career and energy going to other projects. However, even as these events were unfolding, recordings were made on a porta-studio at Pete's place that further realized the Groovy direction. After the pubs closed, Pete brought back a motley crew of usual suspects and special guests, broke out the synths, drums and what-have-you, resulting in a wealth of additional material that provided private listening pleasure for the Groovy alumni over the years.

Culled from Francis Cookson tapes, these pieces make a fourth Groovy installment entitled Strange Men In Sheds With Spanners that features a bent towards more disciplined rhythm pieces scored with a very purposeful array of synthetic sounds - truly the lost next new wave of Groovy, finally crashing on our ready shores!

Strange Men In Sheds With Spanners (Pete Shelley Buzzcocks) Strange Men In Sheds With Span Track Listing:

1. :41
2. 2:03
3. 2:50
4. 4:06
5. 3:27
6. 1:20
7. 2:43
8. 2:38
9. 2:00
10. 5:02
11. 9:15
12. 3:11
13. 1:35


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