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Monochrome Set, The

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The Monochrome Set: Cheap Titillation And Anti-Pop

Interview by Giovanni Dadomo, Sounds, 26 May 1979


Joy Division, Pil et al: Futurama '79 Festival — Set The Controls For The Squalor Of Leeds

Live Review by Andy Gill, Ian Penman, New Musical Express, 15 September 1979

The World's First Science Fiction Music FestivalWords: Ian Penman and Andy Gill. Pix: Kevin Cummins ...

The Monochrome Set: Strange Boutique (Dindisc)

Review by Mick Houghton, The Face, July 1980

I STILL recall being hauled in front of the class at school where, doing my world famous impersonation of a jug-eared tomato, Mr Godber, MA ...

The Monochrome Set

Interview by Jon Young, Trouser Press, February 1981

"THERE WAS one review that said we sounded like Jose Feliciano, the Beatles, Foreigner and Queen," notes the Monochrome Set's Lester Square (real name, Tom ...

The Monochrome Set: Snakes and Ladders

Profile and Interview by Martin Aston, Melody Maker, 2 March 1985

Martin Aston plays cards with THE MONOCHROME SET currently clambering chart-wards with 'Jacob's Ladder' ...

The Monochrome Set: The Lost Weekend (Blanco y Negro)

Review by Martin Aston, Melody Maker, 29 June 1985

FROM SATIRE to pastiche, vintage sardonic witticism to detached irony. ...

The Monochrome Set: Dante's Casino

Review by David Cavanagh, Select, October 1990

WHAT A TURN UP FOR THE BOOKS. The Monochrome Set, never a band to pay any heed to the prevailing pop climate, have reformed. Now ...

The Monochrome Set: Remembering the Band that History Forgot

Retrospective by John Robb, The Guardian, 9 January 2009

THERE HAVEN'T been many bands like the Monochrome Set. They should have been absolutely massive, but instead were sidelined by their post-punk peers and were ...

The Monochrome Set: The Lost Weekend

Sleeve notes by Alex Ogg, Cherry Red, February 2009

THE LOST Weekend was The Monochrome Set's first and only album for Warners subsidiary Blanco y Negro, following their exit from Cherry Red. Yet rather ...


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