'For many of us, punk offered a lifeline away from our own particular difficulties. On a practical level they in the North had access to condoms, for example, and we had other oppressive fish to fry, and not just just on Fridays!' - Siobhán Kane talks to Eoin Freeney of Chant! Chant! Chant! ahead of their first live performance in over 30 years.
"Here the raw rubs shoulders with the gleefully inept, the deliberately tangential, the loftily idealistic. It’s a frankly terrific collection, containing some marvellous music worthy of a wider audience." - Dara Higgins on Irish post-punk & new wave compilation Strange Passion.
Ahead of their gig in the Twisted Pepper this Saturday, Demdike Stare's Miles Whittaker talks record collecting, techno DIY and live performance with Ian Maleney.