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Beggars Banquet

Name
Beggars Banquet
URL
http://beggars.com
Email
beggars@beggars.com
Phone
Address
17-19 Alma Road London, SW18 1AA UK
Profile
Legendary UK indie label launched by Martin Mills in 1977 with two 7" singles by punk band The Lurkers. Over the years, Beggars has released music in nearly every genre imaginable - punk, goth, synth-pop, folk-rock, indie and more. They have launched sever
Releases on file (6)
Randy California — Euro-American Randy California — Euro-American
(Beggars Banquet BEGA 36, 1982, LP)
Robert Forster — Danger in the Past Robert Forster — Danger in the Past
(Beggars Banquet BEGA 113, 1990, CD / LP)
Robert Forster — Calling from a Country Phone Robert Forster — Calling from a Country Phone
(Beggars Banquet BBQ CD 133, 1993, CD)
Robert Forster — I Had a New York Girlfriend Robert Forster — I Had a New York Girlfriend
(Beggars Banquet BBQCD 161, 1994, CD)
Robert Forster — Warm Nights Robert Forster — Warm Nights
(Beggars Banquet BEGL 185 CD, 1996, CD)
St Vincent — Marry Me St Vincent — Marry Me
(Beggars Banquet BBQCD 254, 2007, CD)

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2020-12-09
Harold Budd RIP – Harold Budd, one of pre-eminent American composers of avant-garde and minimalism, has died of complications from the coronavirus. Budd came to prominence in the 70s, championed by Brian Eno on his Obscure Records label, with music that blended academic minimalism with electric jazz and electronic music. Much of Budd's best known work was done in collaboration with other artists, including Eno, Daniel Lanois, Robin Guthrie, Andy Partridge, John Foxx, Jah Wobble, and many others. » Read more

2020-11-20
25 Views of Worthing Finally Gets Released – A while ago, we wrote about the discovery of a "long lost" Canterbury-style gem by a band called 25 Views of Worthing. And now we're pleased to find out that Wind Waker Records has released their music on an LP. » Read more

2020-10-14
Audion Is Back in Business – Our esteemed colleague Alan Freeman has restarted Audion Magazine after a seven year hiatus. The new incarnation is available online on their Bandcamp site. Audion's history goes back to 1984, and included 58 issues up to 2013. Issue #59 is available now, and #60 is in the works. » Read more

2020-10-06
Romantic Warriors IV – Krautrock (Part 2) Is in the Works – Zeitgeist Media, the people who have brought us the great series of documentary films chronicling the history of progressive rock, are working on the second installment of their examination of German music. Krautrock 2 will focus on artists from Münich such as Guru Guru, Amon Düül II, Xhol Caravan, Kraan, Witthüser & Westrupp, and Popol Vuh. » Read more

2020-09-09
Simeon Coxe RIP – Simeon Coxe, best known for his experimental electronics in the band Silver Apples, has died at the age of 82. The band's 1968 debut album set the stage for both German electronic music and experimental punk music a decade later. Coxe died on September 8 from pulmonary fibrosis. » Read more


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