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Release Date: Monday 6 July 2009
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Featuring tracks by punk pioneers Buzzcocks, plus post-punk, pop and avant-garde by Ludus, Diagram Brothers, Biting Tongues, Dislocation Dance, Eric Random and others.
LTM present a new volume in the ongoing compilation series Auteur Labels, here profiling cult Manchester imprint New Hormones. New Hormones was founded in 1977 by punk pioneers Buzzcocks and their manager Richard Boon to release the epochal 'Spiral Scratch' EP. The label went on to release approximately 25 records, the catalogue combining post-punk, pop and avant-garde by Ludus, Diagram Brothers, Biting Tongues, Dislocation Dance, Eric Random and others. These key groups are featured here, together with five more recent recordings by New Hormones artists. The 65 minute, remastered CD covers the years 1977-1982 and features a detailed label history by Justin Toland, together with interviews and archive images.
1. Boredom - Buzzcocks
2. Big Noise from the Jungle - Tiller Boys
3. My Cherry Is in Sherry - Ludus
4. Bricks - Diagram Brothers
5. Stand Me Up - Dislocation Dance
6. Denture Beach - Biting Tongues
7. Skin Deep - Eric Random
8. Twilight View - Decorators
9. Hugo Blanco - Ludus
10. You'll Never, Never Know - Dislocation Dance
11. Discordo - Diagram Brothers
12. Hardcore - Eric Random & the Bedlamites
13. What Can the Matter Be? - Dislocation Dance
14. Acknowledgement - Ludus
15. Strange Day - Free Agents, Eric Random
16. Heart Disease - Biting Tongues
17. Presentation of the Self in Everyday Life - Howard Devoto