This month Dark Entries will be releasing records of two UK DIY Post-Punk musicians.
Thomas Leer and Joe Crow. Leer released his debut 7″ “Private Plane/International” in 1978 in a limited run of 650 copies that quickly sold out after being named Single Of The Week by NME and championed by John Peel. We added 2 bonus tracks and expanded the 7″ to the 12″ format for this reissue with original artwork, never before seen photos and liner notes on a newsprint insert.
Joe Crow released his debut single, “Compulsion/Absent Friends” i 1981 on Cherry Red Records and an edited version of “Compulsion” later appeared on the ‘Pillows and Prayers’ compilation in 1982. Covered by Martin Gore of Depeche[...]
This month is Women’s History Month, and to celebrate Dark Entries will be releasing records from pioneering Greek musician, Lena Platonos and the Danish trio Moral, led by captivating lead singer Hanne Winterberg.
Platonos, who remains active today, began playing the piano at a very young age, and after years of studying in Vienna and Berlin, returned to her native Greece to release her first collaborative album in 1981. Dark Entires will be re-issuing Gallop, her second solo record, which when it was released in 1985 was ahead of its time, both thematically and sonically.
Moral released their debut mini-album, “Dance of Dolls’ in 1981, followed by “Whispering Sons’” in 1982. After lives tours with Monochrome Set and Nico, the[...]
Before February ends we have 2 new reissues out that come from across the pond and stretch back to the years 1980-82.
Van Kaye & Ignit, the Dutch duo of Ed Van Kasteren and Ignatine Bekken, met in 1980 and in 1981 released their “Picassos on the Wall” 7″ and their debut 60-minute cassette album A Slight Delay. Dark Entries’ re-issue includes the entire11-track original c-60 cassette, as well as the 4 tracks from the 7″.
Portion Control is the British industrial trio of John Whybrew, Ian Sharp and Dean Piavani, with self-described style of “hard rhythmic electronics”, who are seen as a major influencer on Skinny Puppy, Front Line Assembly and Depeche Mode. From 1980 onward, they released a[...]