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Fall


Live

Under the Bridge, London, 10/6/2014

Fall - Under the Bridge, London, 10/6/2014

At Under the Bridge in London, Dastardly watches Mark E. Smith and the Fall make a caustic and abrasively triumphant set


Albums

The Wonderful and Frightening World of The Fall (2010)

Fall - The Wonderful and Frightening World of The Fall

In our 'Re:View' column, in which our writers look back at albums from the past, Jon Rogers writes of the Fall's 1984 album, 'The Wonderful and Frightening World of The Fall', which has just been released in a four CD box set


Hex Enduction Hour (2007)

Fall - Hex Enduction Hour

In the latest in our 'Re : view' series, in which our writers look back at albums from the past, Jon Rogers writes about the Fall's forbidding 1981 album, 'Hex Enduction Hour'


Live at the Witch Trials (2003)

Fall - Live at the Witch Trials

Twenty five years on the Fall continue to spit "acid-tongued venom on all and sundry".Jon Rogers finds their debut album 'Live at the Witch Trials' to be " just as sharp and caustic and just as out of step as it did back in 1978"


Features

Ten Songs That Made Me Love... (2018)

Fall - Ten Songs That Made Me Love...

In 'Ten Songs That Made Me Love..' Jon Rogers writes about he went from being a so-so fan of the late Mark E. Smith's The Fall to an absolute fanatic as he reflects on his favourite songs by them.


Photography

Photoscapes (2017)

Fall - Photoscapes

Darren Aston takes photographs of The Fall at the Arts Club in Liverpool on the 21st January


Reviews


Wise Ol’ Man (2016)


Fabulous new EP from Peel favourites The Fall, which is one of the highlights of their career


Re-Mit (2013)


Incoherent but occasionally brilliant thirtieth album from the always unpredictable the Fall


Ersatz GB (2011)


Predictable combination of both the brilliant and the awful on twenty ninth studio album from the Fall, which will keep their fanbase eager for the next instalment


Your Future Our Clutter (2010)


Demanding and obtuse, but yet wonderful latest album from the Fall


Reformation Post TLC (2007)


Mixed bag, occasionally self-referential new offering from the Fall, which shows that 30 years on that Mark E. Smith's ever revolving group still have much to offer


Related


Interviews

Volunteered
Interview Volunteered - Interview

John Clarkson speaks to Mark Rowland, the frontman with London indie band The Volunteered, about his band's growing line-up and sound and their second EP ‘We Fall Apart’.


Imperial Wax
Interview Imperial Wax - Interview

Following the death of The Fall’s legendary frontman Mark E. Smith last year the final, longest serving line up to back him have re-grouped to form new outfit Imperial Wax. Denzil Watson talks to them about their acclaimed debut LP 'Gastwerk Saboteurs' and future plans.


Hugh Cornwell
Interview Hugh Cornwell - Interview

Ex-Strangler and now established solo artist Hugh Cornwell is about to release a solo 'best of' album, 'The Fall and Rise of', and will be playing an acoustic tour in November around the lesser-known parts of the UK. Denzil Watson speaks to him about the album, tour and his former band


Dodson and Fogg
Interview Dodson and Fogg - Interview

Malcolm Carter talks to singer-songwriter Chris Wade from 60's/psychedelic-influenced band Dodson and Fogg about his band's fifth album 'After the Fall', and his new group Rexford Bello, which he has formed with his brother Andy Wade


Bodines
Interview Bodines - Interview

Anthony Strutt speaks to Mike Ryan, the guitarist with Derbyshire-based indie pop band and original C86 act the Bodines, about his group's history


Factory Star
Interview Factory Star - Interview

Factory Star is the new band of original Fall guitarist and Blue Orchids' front man Martin Bramah. He speaks to John Clarkson about Factory Star's debut album, 'Enter Castle Perilous'


Au Pairs
Interview Au Pairs - Interview

Tommy Gunnarsson speaks to Jane Munro, the bassist with 70's Birmingham-based political indie punk/funk group the Au Pairs, about her group's rise and fall


Okkervil River
Interview Okkervil River - Interview

Okkervil River's debut album 'Don't Fall In Love With Everyone You See' was one of the best indie folk releases of last year. Darrell Angus speaks to group leader Will Robinson Sheff about the band's rise and rapidly increasing profile


Profiles

Fara
Profile Fara - Profile

Nick Dent-Robinson profiles the career of Orkney Islands-formed folk group Fara, who have just released their second album, ‘Times from Times Fall’.


Comment
The Decline and Fall of the NME Miscellaneous - The Decline and Fall of the NME

With circulation figures at a low, Jon Rogers, Mark Rowland and John Clarkson discuss the reasons for the decline and fall of the UK's only surviving music weekly, the 'NME'


DVD-Midnight Choir
In the Shadow of the Circus Midnight Choir - In the Shadow of the Circus

Norwegian band Midnight Choir's new DVD was filmed in 2003 at the final show at their regular haunt of the Rockefeller Music Hall in Oslo on what was to prove to be their last tour. John Clarkson watches the band literally fall apart on stage in this intense, but compelling concert film


Subway/Martin Whitehead
Interview Miscellaneous - Interview

The Subway Organiszation label was one of the great indiepop labels of 80's. It owner Martin Whitehead, who was also the guitarist with the band the Flatmates, talks to Tommy Gunnarsson about its spectacular rise and fall


Wetdog
Brixton Electric, London, 24/4/2015 Wet Dog - Brixton Electric, London, 24/4/2015

Dastardly watches Wetdog reward the earlycomers in a support slot to The Fall at the Brixton Electric in London


Kill It Kid
King Tuts Wah Wah Club, Glasgow, 20/2/2011

At King Tuts Wah Wah Club in Glasgow, Tong Gaughan watches Bath indie blues rockers Kill It Kid play a short, yet forceful set at a show to promote their forthcoming second album, 'Let My Feet Fall Heavy'


All Tomorrow's Parties
Minehead, Somerset, 16/5/2010

...and on its third and final day they debate about slots from Wax Fang, the 3Ds, the Dodos, Terry Reid, the Fall and the Raincoats


Jim Reid/Story One
Cavern, Exeter, 29/10/2005 Jesus And Mary Chain - Cavern, Exeter, 29/10/2005

Jim Reid was one of the seminal figures of the late 80's and early 90's as the frontman with the Jesus and Mary Chain. At a disastrous show at the Exeter Cavern, Ben Howarth watches hin fall prey to an unresponsive audience


Arctic Monkeys
Cluny, Newcastle, 1/8/2005 Arctic Monkeys - Cluny, Newcastle, 1/8/2005

Much hyped Sheffield youngsters Arctic Monkeys have just finished their first UK tour, which entirely sold out. At the Newcastle Cluny Jonjo McNeill is enthralled by "an everyman band" who "we can, and probably will, all fall in love with"


Features

#5 - ‘We all have good intentions/ But all with strings attached’: Music and Mental Health Part 2 In Dreams Begin Responsibilities - #5 - ‘We all have good intentions/ But all with strings attached’:  Music and Mental Health Part 2

In his regular column ‘In Dreams Begin Responsibilities’, Steve Miles continues to looks at the issue of mental health and reflects on the positive effect of music and songs by The Gang of Four, The Fall, The Television Personalities, Black Uhuru, The Au Pairs and The Slits on his adolescence.


Stiff Records
The Stiff Records Story Richard Balls - The Stiff Records Story

in her regular 'Raging Pages' book column Lisa Torem finds that Richard Balls' book ‘Be Stiff’, which is about the rise and fall of Stiff Records, imbues a classic, cultural relevance and that its heroes made an indelible mark on pop/punk music.


Nicky Crewe
Factory Records Memories Nicky Crewe - Factory Records Memories

Nicky Crewe reflects on what she both remembers and does not remember about knowing from her teens Factory Records boss Tony Wilson and working the door at the legendary Russell and Hacienda clubs


John Peel
Ten Songs That Made Me Love... Miscellaneous - Ten Songs That Made Me Love...

In 'Ten Songs That Made Me Love...', Jamie Rowland writes of ten songs that he first heard listening to John Peel's late night Radio 1 show


Condemned to Rock 'n' Roll
February 2013 Miscellaneous - February 2013

In his 'Condemened to Rock 'n' Roll' column, Ben Howarth assesses the reasons behind HMV's fall into administration and asks whether it has a future


Hitting the Right Note
Genius Miscellaneous - Genius

In 'Hitting the Right Note', Jon Rogers examines the over-used term of genius and provides a personal short list of six musical acts that for him fall into that category


Gimme Indie Rock
Drunkenly Clanking the Tambourine: My Life as a Failed Internet Sensation Miscellaneous - Drunkenly Clanking the Tambourine: My Life as a Failed Internet Sensation

In 'Gimme Indie Rock' Jamie Rowland writes about his teenage band's rise and sharp fall


Evidently Spencertown
The Fall Miscellaneous - The Fall

Spencer Robertshaw in the latest in his 'Evidently Spencertown' poetry column writes of drugs and the media lifestyle in 'The Fall'


Book-Thin Lizzy
Soldiers of Fortune Thin Lizzy - Soldiers of Fortune

"Riveting and compelling" account of the rise and fall of 70's hard rock band Thin Lizzy, and its frontman, Phil Lynott







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