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Bauhaus: University of Surrey, Guildford

Live Review by Phil Sutcliffe, Sounds, 24 May 1980

TAKE RISKS and you win some and you lose more than you would if you didn't. Bauhaus declared their intentions with the title of their ...

4AD Records: Bloodless Revolutions

Interview by Tony Fletcher, The Face, May 1981


Bauhaus: Darkness and Degradation in Sound and Word

Interview by Mike Stand, The Face, February 1982

But first let’s talk about Northampton! ...

Bauhaus: Breaking Down The Walls Of Art-Ache

Interview by Paul Morley, New Musical Express, 20 March 1982

"When we heard that you were going to interview us, we came up with two possibilities: a, being physical violence, and b, being a reasoned ...

Ziggy Stardust: From Bowie To Bauhaus… The Key To Decades Conceits

Essay by Chris Bohn, New Musical Express, 23 October 1982

So you've seen Bauhaus performing 'Ziggy Stardust' on TV and you still don't believe in reincarnation? Ziggy, who entered the material world via David Bowie, ...

Singles Reviewed by MARK COOPER

Review by Mark Cooper, Record Mirror, 22 January 1983

THE GAP BAND 'Outstanding' (Polygram) Yet another soul concerto from The Gap Band with a monstrously hard-hitting handclap from the engine room and a vocal ...

Peter Murphy: Searching for Satori

Interview by Helen Fitzgerald, Melody Maker, 8 October 1983

Almost two months after the Bauhaus split PETER MURPHY finally breaks his silence and lets his mask slip. Wounded but not beaten, he confides all ...

Exit The '80s — Goth: Bats Out Of Hell

Overview by Cathi Unsworth, Sounds, 23 September 1989

It's been the decade of the goth — but, somewhere along the line, the innovation of the Birthday Party, the Banshees and the Sisters gave ...

Various Artists: Gothic Rock

Review by Mat Snow, Q, July 1992

Was goth really any more than wearing silly clothes and humming funereal dirges? ...

Bauhaus: Gotham – Live/The Mission: Resurrection – Greatest Hits: Various Artists: Night Creatures –The Best Of Gothic Rock

Review by Chris Roberts, Uncut, January 2000

MOCK AT your peril: word oozing from the bat-infested, lightning-flecked towers of the grown-up music press suggests that the year 2000 will spawn a goth ...


Retrospective and Interview by Stephen Dalton, Uncut, April 2008

They came from Northampton, in a hearse. They posed as bats, "improved" 'Ziggy Stardust', and battled malevolent energies within their own band. As another comeback ...

4AD Records: The "pure" label behind Pixies and Cocteau Twins

Retrospective and Interview by Martin Aston, The Guardian, 10 October 2013

Little was known about Ivo Watts-Russell and Peter Kent, the enigmatic founders of celebrated indie label 4AD, until they were tracked down in the US. ...

4AD Records: Labelled with Love

Retrospective and Interview by Wyndham Wallace, Classic Pop, November 2013

A new book, Martin Aston's Facing The Other Way, tells the story of a label that scored just a single number one hit during the ...

see also Love and Rockets

see also Peter Murphy


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