MARK STEWART ON SHERWOOD AT THE CONTROLS VOL. 2

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Setting the tone in fine style, the 12″ mix of ‘Hypnotized’ (originally released on Mute in 1985) is the first track on Adrian Sherwood’s new compilation, Sherwood At The Controls Volume 2, a follow up to the first edition which featured the flexi disc mix of the title track from Mark Stewart & The Maffia’s ‘Learning To Cope With Cowardice’ record (originally released by On U Sound in 1983)

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MORE INFO on Sherwood At The Controls Vol 1 & 2

MARK STEWART IN CONVERSATION WITH SPARK MAG

Utrecht Le Guess Who Video Portrait by Nick Helderman & Jeroen Dankers

‘When the band broke up, we just sealed it. We kept and protected everything. There’s a five year plan of putting out stuff that’s interesting, recording new music, and playing all over the world. It’s a serious project we’re all into. I think we’re more into it now than we were as kids.’

Mark Stewart in conversation with Spark Mag touching on origins, politics & more

Read in full HERE

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OUT TODAY – THE BOYS WHOSE HEAD EXPLODED PICTURE DISC LP | CD + DVD | DL

  • Previously unreleased live recordings from 1979/1980
  • Newly uncovered live rarities including Shake The Foundations and unreleased song 73 Shadow Street
  • 1980 Alexandra Palace Live Footage from the Don Letts Punk Rock Archives.
  • Picture Disc LP + DL (including Film Footage + LP Audio)
  • CD + DVD + Limited Edition Poster

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DANGEROUS MINDS PREMIERE NEVER BEFORE SEEN 1980 FOOTAGE + LIVE MUTATION OF SHAKE THE FOUNDATIONS

Dangerous Minds are currently hosting The Pop Group’s live mutation of ‘Shake The Foundations’ performed in Cologne from 1980, along with live footage filmed by Don Letts at Alexandra Palace the same year

STREAM/WATCH HERE:

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Both feature on the new archival compilation ‘The Boys Whose Head Exploded’, available to pre-order now via our Pledge Campaign:

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