List of articles in the library
M/A/R/R/S: Ain't Nothing But A Hip-House Party
Report and Interview by Robin Gibson, Sounds, 19 September 1987
What happens when two cult acts on 4AD — AR KANE and COLOURBOX — meet on the dancefloor of the recording studio? They create M/A/R/R/S and a ...
Report by Simon Frith, Jon Savage, The Observer, 18 October 1987
SIMON FRITH and JON SAVAGE on more copyright complexities ...
Report and Interview by Sean O'Hagan, New Musical Express, 14 November 1987
This is a journey into sound. A journey into the hip-slanging, writ-wrangling, song-stealing, dub-dealing world of sampling. It is also fast becoming a journey to ...
Sound Wars: M/A/R/R/S Vs. Stock, Aitken, Waterman
Report and Interview by Phil Sutcliffe, Q, December 1987
At what point does sampling cross the fine line between flattery and theft? The battle between Stock Aitken Waterman and M/A/R/R/S may be the first ...
Profile and Interview by David Toop, Spin, January 1988
M/A/R/R/S BEGAN AS A collaboration between Martyn and Steve Young of the 4AD band Colourbox and Alex and Rudi of A. R. Kane. ...
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 AR Kane
see also Colourbox
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