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In 1979 the Macclesfield four piece, along with the help of manager Rob Gretton, producer Martin Hannett, and Factory, let the winds of the industrial north-west blow over their strings and gave us Unknown Pleasures: an album that’s impact can still be felt today

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This week’s record reappraisal offers a rather impassioned nod towards one of the industry’s most humble and thrilling acts, Idles, as their debut album Brutalism reaches its 2nd birthday

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The Velvet Underground turns 50 this year, an album often overlooked in favour of its more avant-garde and experimental predecessors. Nevertheless, the legendary band’s second self-titled album remains an important and fascinating piece of 60’s rock