29 Mar 2006
Section 25 to play first gig in 19 years 
A short message from Vincent Cassidy on Section25.com brings some very good news:

"We are playing our first gig for 19 years. It is in the form of a re-union party at a venue in Poulton-le-fylde (our old stamping ground) The place is called, 'Over The Edge', 22 Hardhorn Rd. Poulton, Lancs. tel no.01253 882015

The date is 19th May doors open 8pm

cheers for now


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Biting Tongues

In the grey days of late 1970s post-punk Manchester, youth culture was a serious affair: every musical performance was measured mostly by the conviction of its delivery. The term 'New Wave' opened up free vistas where acquired skills could once again be exercised after punk's monochrome blur. It could be applied to anything from a James 'Blood' Ulmer record to the latest Throbbing Gristle release, Magazine to Swell Maps. Move outside that terrain into Sun Ra, Parliament, Frank Sinatra and Martin Denny, and your options were suddenly without limit...

Then came Tony Wilson's Factory Club (at the Russell Club in Hulme) offering an open invitation to experiment that was taken up when Ken Hollings, Howard Walmsley, Eddie Sherwood and a few others decided to make some noise to accompany their 16mm silent epic Biting Tongues. A further performance followed a few weeks later, when Colin Seddon and Graham Massey disbanded their Post Natals project and joined up. The film itself, a flashing series of negative images, became a memory; the name remained.

- extract from the LTM Biting Tongues biography

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