Posts tagged "gang of four"

Gang of Four Are Streaming Their New Album and You’ll Never Guess ‘What Happens Next’

Gang of Four's new album, What Happens Next, is slated to come out tomorrow, but the post-punk outfit are streaming the full record a day early. Check…
By: James Grebey / February 23, 2015

Stream Gang of Four’s New Single, ‘Stranded’

When SPIN spoke to Gang of Four's sole remaining original member Andy Gill, he called the lineup changes "business as usual." That may be so,…
By: Brennan Carley / February 20, 2015

Q&A: Gang of Four on Losing Their Lead Singer and Working With the Kills

Sure, Joy Division foregrounded those bass lines, and Pere Ubu added synths, but it was undoubtedly Gang of Four who put the rhythm in punk,…
By: Dan Weiss / February 20, 2015

Gang of Four Ready New Album With ‘Broken Talk,’ Featuring Alison Mosshart

You don't have to be mad (anymore) — now that Gang of Four have their lineup all figured out (they replaced vocalist Jon King…
By: Rachel Brodsky / November 12, 2014

Gang of Four’s Dave Allen Is #TeamSpotify, Calls Out David Byrne and Thom Yorke

Punk-era figures named David continue to share opinions about online streaming. First it was Talking Heads' David Byrne, whose critique of Spotify and it…
By: Marc Hogan / October 14, 2013

Gang Of Four Kick Off Their Marxist Dance-A-Thon

Gang Of Four grew out of the late-'70s English post-punk movement, making danceable rock out of radical political theory. As unlikely as that may sound…
By: Dave Morris / February 8, 2011

Gang of Four, ‘Content’ (Yep Roc)

After releasing one of pop music's most lacerating sociopolitical broadsides ever (1979 debut Entertainment!), featuring one of the most unconventionally aggressive guitarists ever (Andy Gill),…
By: Barry Walters / January 25, 2011

New Albums: Iron & Wine, Wanda Jackson + 19 More!

Here's our take on the best and worst albums available online and in record stores today:…
By: SPIN Staff / January 25, 2011

EXCLUSIVE: Gang of Four’s Comeback Song

Like Red Hot Chili Peppers or Fugazi? What about Bloc Party, Franz Ferdinand, the Killers, or almost any band with an angular, dance-y sound? Thank…
By: William Goodman / January 13, 2011

New Gang of Four Album After 15 Years

It's been 15 years since Gang of Four released their proper last album, but the British punk pioneers will return with a new disc Content…
By: Kevin O'Donnell / September 13, 2010

Punk Funk

Gang of Four Entertainment! EMI, 1979 Leeds University Marxists ill-advisedly set out to save the world by deconstructing disco's profit motive. Compact harmolodic rhythms tur…
By: Chuck Eddy / February 1, 2009

Behind the Scenes at Download 2008 San Francisco: Gang of Four

This past Saturday, July 19, throngs of music-hungry fans converged on San Francisco, CA's Shoreline Ampitheatre for the 2008 Download Festival to have their craving…
By: Larry Fitzmaurice / July 22, 2008

Gang of Four Cap Off Splendid Saturday at Download 2008

For about 10 hours last Saturday (July 19), more than 20 bands and a handful of stand-up comics performed for several thousand Bay Area music…
By: Gary Moskowitz / July 21, 2008

Download 2008: In Pictures

To whet your appetite for our extended coverage of this past weekend's (July 19-20) Download 2008, which we will be posting throughout the day, SPIN.com…
By: Kenny Herzog / July 21, 2008

Jesus and Mary Chain, Gang of Four, Yeasayer and More Hit Download 2008 This Weekend

Tech fiends and music nerds unite, as the U.K.-based Download 2008 event arrives stateside for the fourth year in a row, boasting the…
By: Joseph Coscarelli / July 17, 2008

Download 2008 to Hit S.F., L.A., Philly

True, numerous festivals have been added to the Whitman's Sampler of musical options this summer, but what they lack Download 2008 has threefold: location, location,…
By: William Goodman / June 18, 2008