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Young Marble Giants

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Young Marble Giants: Let's Hear It For Quiet Music

Interview by Dave McCullough, Sounds, 17 May 1980

Young Marble Giants come down off their pedestal to talk with DAVE McCULLOUGH ...

Young Marble Giants: Colossal Youth (Rough Trade Import); Joan Jett: Joan Jett (Ariola import)

Review by Byron Coley, New York Rocker, November 1980

"I was sad because I had no cigarettes, then I met a man who had no lungs." — Thomas "Wag" Givan ...

Cabaret Voltaire, Young Marble Giants, Monitor: Sokol Hall, Los Angeles CA

Live Review by Richard Cromelin, Los Angeles Times, 1 November 1980

PEOPLE MAY complain about restrictive radio and record-company policies that stifle the development of new, daring bands, but there is a bright side. No matter ...

Stuart Moxham on Young Marble Giants

Interview by Richie Unterberger,, 1997

STUART MOXHAM was guitarist and principal songwriter for the Young Marble Giants. Their 1980 album, Colossal Youth, is one of the most highly regarded indie ...

Young Marble Giants: The Big And The Small

Interview by Everett True, Plan B, February 2006

A rare audience with early Rough Trade enigmas, Young Marble Giants ...

How to buy: Rough Trade Records

Guide by Kieron Tyler, MOJO, December 2006

The revolutionary, still-smokin' independent. ...

Young Marble Giants: Colossal Youth/Collected Works

Sleeve notes by Simon Reynolds, Domino Records, 2007

POSTPUNK AND "perfection" rarely went together. This was an era of experimental over-reach, of bands catalysed by the punk do-it-yourself principle attempting to expand the ...

Young Marble Giants: Colossal Youth

Review by Will Hermes, Spin, October 2007

THIS EXQUISITE trio's sole LP, released in 1980, is coolly minimal and warmly human, all understated guitar and bass lines, chintzy organ riffs, and cheap-drum-machine ...

Young Marble Giants

Interview by Alex Ogg, The Quietus, 31 July 2009

FOUR DECADES after its release, the Young Marble Giants' Colossal Youth remains one of the independent/post-punk boom's most wondrous creations; lean, uncluttered yet emotionally stirring. ...


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