A tremendous early single from ACR – heard here in all their jagged funky brilliance! (Rock) 12-inch, Vinyl record
A Certain Ratio —
To Each ... LP Factory, Early 80s. Near Mint- Gatefold ...
Just Sold Out!
The first full album recorded by A Certain Ratio – and a mad mix of styles that's immediately compelling! The group are a key link here in so many traditions – British punk, 70s funk, dub, and late prog – all coming together under the godlike production talents of Martin Hannett ... (Rock) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(UK pressing with Strawberry etch and run-out message.)
A seminal record in the sound of England at the end of the 80s – an evolution of earlier darker modes from the Factory/Manchester scene, into styles that were drinking equally deep from the wells of modern club and psychedelia – yet never moving too far into those modes to get lost in ... (Rock) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
The first full length set from Happy Mondays – a record that maybe started a huge shift in British music, but which also still has surprisingly strong ties to its Factory Records roots! There's more of the dark Manchester style to the set than you might be expecting from later Mondays music ... (Rock) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A stunning little record – and one that still chills us to the bone after all these years! The set's the first (and one of the few) from Joy Division – and really set a whole new standard for the post-punk underground – thanks partly to the group's brooding sense of darkness, but ... (Rock) read moreCD
The fantastic first single from New Order – issued here with the first take on the tune, which was recorded in the US at a time when the group, as Joy Division, were still reeling from the loss of Ian Curtis! The track's a great bridge between the two eras – and already sets up that ... (Rock) read more7-inch, Vinyl record
(Townhouse pressing. Sleeve has some light smudges, but is great overall.)
One of our favorite Factory Records club tracks – a percolated number that was equal parts New York and Manchester! The electro beats and slight Latin groove have a wonderful crossover downtown sound – as does the flatted sax bit that comes along with the hook – but the vocals ... (Soul) read more12-inch, Vinyl record
(In the stickered sleeve. Labels have promo ink stamps and a small date written in pen.)
Section 25 —
Always Now ... LP Factory (UK), 1981. Very Good+ ...
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The seminal first album from Section 25 – a crucially overlooked British act of the post-punk years, one with a sound that's as important to our ears as the work of Joy Division or PIL! Section 25 were contemporaries of the latter, and labelmates of the former – and worked in a similar ... (Rock) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing with Townhouse stamp, in the envelope sleeve, including the printed inner sleeve.)
A really cool record from one of our favorite groups on Factory Records – a set when they were moving more into electronic and dance-oriented styles, but also working in a bit of their older psych elements too – maybe a vibe that's a precursor of some Creation and Manchester modes to ... (Rock) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A massive package of work from the legendary Factory Records label – that important Manchester home to Joy Division, New Order, and a host of other important UK groups in the post-punk years – a company that got plenty of our pocket change when we were young! Factory was always a cut ... (Rock) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Comes in a hefty box, with cool inner sleeves, and a booklet of notes!)