I’ll mostly use this as a place to post site updates, but there may be some other thoughts from time to time.
- New Live Recording on YouTube – Town And Country Club, London, 23 July 1989Good quality recording of Spacemen 3’s largest headline show at the Town and Country, 23 July 1989. Thanks to DO.THE.MOOZIK!
- Backstage photo – Glasgow Mayfair, 25 June 1989Amusing backstage photo from the 25 June 1989 gig at the Glasgow Mayfair, later renamed the Garage, courtesy of Steve Dutch Boom.
- New gig – The Buccaneer, West India Dock Road, London, 18 July 1986A gig from 18 July 1986 which was probably mentioned on the poster advertising the 9 July gig at the Clarendon, if that one wasn’t cropped at the bottom.
- Revolution – the story of a songSpacemen 3’s links to MC5 were no secret. After the release of Sound Of Confusion, Pete Kember was contacted by fans who had noted the similarity between the album’s final track and an MC5 live favourite. In issue 14 of the US music magazine Forced Exposure, he said: “I got a couple of letters, one from Byron Coley and one from Eddie Flowers – they both said simultaneously that this song [O.D. Catastrophe] was like Black to Comm and I’d never heard that song at the time. It was interesting that we’d tried to do a Stooges-type song and the … Read more
- New live photos – Dingwalls, Camden, 4 January 1988Some great photos of the gig from 4 January 1988, courtesy of Paul May (Instagram).