29 Jun 2006
Young Offenders Institute new tracks and mixes 

From the Young Offenders Institute Newsletter:

"The single Stitched Up By The Acid Man will be released in late August.

Loads of people have done remixes. We've put three of them up on http://www.myspace.com/youngoffendersinstitute - let us know what you think and which is your favourite. You can also see the tour dates there - we're adding new dates all the time.

If you want to hear other Young Offenders Institute tracks including some new ones and some live favourites, go to http://tagworld.com/youngoffenders/"

More info at www.youngoffendersinstitute.com


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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.

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