Sunday, 19 June 2016

Howard and Dave - Melbourne Australia 1980

My utmost thanks to Bruce Butler over in Melbourne Australia for allowing me to use his photo's of Howard and Howard with Dave from the Magazine Melbourne show 1980.  This is the gig 'Play' was taken from.




Monday, 23 May 2016

Spiral Scratch 2nd edition signed

Spiral Scratch E.P. 2nd edition just sold on e-Bay for £33.76.  Not the greatest set of signatures I've seen and looks like they are recent, probably from one of the back to Front shows.







Tuesday, 3 May 2016

Magazine Flyers

Various Flyers for Magazine albums and Tours.

The first is a Promotional flyer for their US Alien Tour 1979



This one is a promo for the Real Life UK album release.


This final flyer is for their UK tour in 1978 and album and single releases.




Monday, 18 April 2016

Magazine - ONCE@THEACADEMY Record Store Day, Limited Release 12"

On Saturday I queued from 07:00 to get myself the only copy of the Record Store Day Release "ONCE@THEACADEMY" that I could find in the Lancashire area.

Astonishing Sounds in Burnley had the only copy and I managed to get it.

I've used the images Magazine Official Posted so hope they don't mind plus a couple of myself with the pressing I bought.

Limited to 1000 copies the record features 5 tracks from Magazine's 2009 'Real Life & Thereafter' Manchester Academy Comeback show.

Track listing is as follows:

Side 1
1. The Light Pours Out Of Me
2. Permafrost

Side 2

3. Twenty Years Ago
4. Definitive Gaze
5. Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin).









Sunday, 10 April 2016

Praxis. No.3. Original post-punk art magazine featuring Howard Devoto


Praxis. No3. Chicago, 1979.  96pp in card covers.
Jackson Gray's music/art/culture zine featuring Magazine (Howard Devoto interview).

Magazine & Howard Devoto 7" White Label Promo/Test Pressings

 Here's a few White Label Test Pressings in my collection.

  • Magazine - Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)/The Book

Virgin VS-328 UK 1980 Original 7" White Label Promo/Test Pressing in plain sleeve with handwritten titles and codes.

Matrix Side A: VS-328-A-1
       Side B: VS-328-B-1




  • Magazine - A Song From Under The Floorboards / Twenty Years Ago

    • Virgin VS-321 UK 1980 Original 7" White Label Promo/Test Pressing in plain sleeve with a 2 page Original Xerox press release from Virgin

      Matrix Side A: VS-321-A-1 SA
             Side B: VS-321-B-1 SA







    • Magazine - Give Me Everything / I Love You You Big Dummy

    Virgin VS-237 UK 1978 Original 7" White Label Promo/Test Pressing in original Picture Sleeve.

    Matrix Side A: VS-237-1 A Porky Prime Cut
           Side B: VS-237-B-1 PECKO







    • Howard Devoto - About The Weather/In The Dark

    Virgin VS-412 UK 1981 Original 7" White Label Promo/Test Pressing in plain sleeve with handwritten titles and the original Virgin Press release.

    Matrix Side A: VS-412-A-1 Townhouse
           Side B: VS-412-B-1 Townhouse