Monochrome Set

(London, UK Jan 78 – 85)

 

Official Pre-79 Releases;

He’s frank 7″ (Rough Trade, RT-005) released Nov 78
Tracks: He’s frank, Alphaville

 

Other Pre-79 Recordings;

Monochrome Set

Demos recorded early 78 (Tracks unknown)

Demo recorded 13-5-78 Spaceward Studios
Tracks: He’s frank (slight return), Silicon Carne, Fallout

pre-Monochrome Set / Zarbies

Demos recorded 75-77
Tracks: Inside Your Heart, White Noise, We Are Zarbie, I Don’t Know, Flesh Trash Heat, Private Dick, It’s More Than Just Love

 

Further Information;

http://www.themonochromeset.co.uk/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Monochrome_Set

Line ups:

Zarbies & the Ectomorphs
77
Bid (gtr/voc)
Lester Square (gtr)
Jeremy Harrington (bass)

Monochrome Set #1
Jan 78 – mid 78
Lester Square (gtr)
Bid (gtr/voc)
Charlie Harper (bass/voc)
John Haney (drms)

#2
78 –
Lester Square (gtr)
Bid (gtr/voc)
John Haney (drms)
Simon Croft (bass/voc)

#3
late 78
Lester Square (gtr)
Bid (gtr/voc)
Jeremy Harrington (bass)
John Haney (drms)

#4
end 79
Lester Square (gtr)
Bid (gtr/voc)
John Haney (drms)
Andy Warren (bass/voc)

Lester Square, Bid (Ganesh Seshadri) & Andy Warren are ex-B Sides, Adam & the Ants
John Haney is ex-Art Attacks
Jeremy Harrington is ex-B-Sides, also in Mean Street, Gloria Mundi

 

Gigography (up to end 78, Incomplete)
15/02/78 Westfield College, Hampstead, London (1st gig)
17/02/78 Chelsea School of Art, London
28/02/78 Pegasus, Stoke Newington
04/03/78 North East London Polytechnic
04/03/78 Waltham Forest Technical College, London
10/03/78 Nashville Rooms, Kensington, London
23/04/78 Nashville Rooms, Kensington, London
27/04/78 Waltham Forest Technical College, London
04/06/78 Rock Garden, Covent Garden, London
06/06/78 Pegasus, Stoke Newington
18/06/78 Rock Garden, Covent Garden, London
27/06/78 Railway Hotel, West Hampstead (Moonlight), London
30/06/78 Royal College of Art, Kensington, London
17/07/78 Pegasus, Stoke Newington
24/07/78 Rock Garden, Covent Garden, London
31/08/78 Nashville Rooms, Kensington, London
05/09/78 Upstairs at Ronnie’s, Soho, London
21/09/78 White Lion, Putney
22/09/78 Middle of the Road, Islington
03/10/78 Rock Garden, Covent Garden, London
11/10/78 Railway Hotel, West Hampstead (Moonlight), London
01/11/78 Music Machine, Camden High St, London
17/11/78 Cryptic One Club, Paddington
24/11/78 Harp Bar, Belfast
25/11/78 Harp Bar, Belfast
28/12/78 Electric Ballroom, Camden High St, London
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