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‘Movement’: How New Order Hit Their Stride After Joy Division’s End
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‘Movement’: How New Order Hit Their Stride After Joy Division’s End

Bridging the gap between Joy Division and New Order, the ‘Movement’ album provided ‘a rough draft for future greatness’.

Sorry Ma, Forgot To Take Out The Trash: The Replacements’ Unapologetically Wild Debut
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Sorry Ma, Forgot To Take Out The Trash: The Replacements’ Unapologetically Wild Debut

With ‘Sorry Ma, Forgot To Take Out The Trash’, the Minnesota mavericks arrived on the scene with a debut album littered with classic songs.

Waiting For Herb: How The Pogues Prevailed Without Shane MacGowan
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Waiting For Herb: How The Pogues Prevailed Without Shane MacGowan

Rich and diverse, The Pogues’ ‘Waiting For Herb’ album showed the magic didn’t depart with their mercurial frontman.

Red Roses For Me: How The Pogues Blossomed On Their Debut Album
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Red Roses For Me: How The Pogues Blossomed On Their Debut Album

Though rowdy and rebellious, The Pogues’ ‘Red Roses For Me’ album was executed with feeling – and hinted at greatness ahead.

Remain In Light: Behind Talking Heads’ Once-In-A-Lifetime Album
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Remain In Light: Behind Talking Heads’ Once-In-A-Lifetime Album

Taking them ‘far beyond what people expected’, ‘Remain In Light’ was Talking Heads’ thought-provoking call to the dancefloor.

Still: Why Joy Division’s Archival Collection Continues To Endure
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Still: Why Joy Division’s Archival Collection Continues To Endure

Released following Ian Curtis’ death, ‘Still’ proves that Joy Division’s outtakes and rarities stack up against most bands’ A-grade material.

Rob Tyner: How MC5’s Frontman Led A Rock’n’Roll Revolution
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Rob Tyner: How MC5’s Frontman Led A Rock’n’Roll Revolution

Punk before punk was invented, MC5’s singer, Rob Tyner, laid down the anti-establishment blueprint for all future rock’n’roll rebels to follow.

Rum Sodomy & The Lash: Inside The Pogues’ Pivotal Second Album
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Rum Sodomy & The Lash: Inside The Pogues’ Pivotal Second Album

With Shane MacGowan setting the pace, ‘Rum Sodomy & The Lash’ marked the point where The Pogues’ greatness came to fruition.

An Ideal For Living: How Punk’s DIY Ethic Shaped Joy Division’s Sound
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An Ideal For Living: How Punk’s DIY Ethic Shaped Joy Division’s Sound

Though lacking in polish, Joy Division’s debut EP, ‘An Ideal For Living’, nonetheless hinted at future greatness.

Solid Gold Entertainment: Behind Gang Of Four’s Assault On Music
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Solid Gold Entertainment: Behind Gang Of Four’s Assault On Music

With the albums ‘Entertainment!’ and ‘Solid Gold’, Gang Of Four pulled rock music apart. ‘We invented our own thing,’ Jon King tells Dig!

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