27 Sep 2008
Peter Saville: Two Estates in NYC 
This coming week will see two events in NYC for the U.S. launching of Peter Saville's Estate 1-127 book.

On Thursday October 2, the Burberry clothing label hosts a launch party at its Madison Avenue flagship store, and on Friday October 3, Saville will be in conversation with Matthew Higgs at White Columns (followed by a book signing reception).

Peter Saville In Conversation
Estate 1-127
White Columns
Friday, October 3, 2008
320 West 13th Street
(Enter on Horatio Street, btwn Hudson & 8th Ave.)
New York City

Cerysmatic links:
Estate 1-127 European publishing details
White Columns Fac 171



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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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