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“Dot Dash” – Wire

Photo(s) by “Klaus Hiltscher”. Imported from Flickr on Mar 2, 2019. Artwork published in
June 1978
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    “Dot Dash” – Wire 1
    Source: https://www.flickr.com Uploaded to Flickr by Klaus Hiltscher and tagged with “venus”. License: All Rights Reserved.

    They may have arrived at the same time as punk and drawn on its initial burst of energy, but Wire’s forward-looking attitude meant they always stood apart from it. In fact, Wire could easily lay claim to having been the very first post-punk band. And yet, it’s equally true to say they could be viewed as part of the British tradition of left-field art-school bands that includes Roxy Music and The Pink Floyd. — pinkflag.com

    The design for this single record, set in all caps Venus, is uncredited, but it could the work of Bruce Gilbert, former art school student, Wire band member and credited for various designs for Wire and other bands.

    Printed by Garrod & Lofthouse.
    Source: https://www.flickr.com Klaus Hiltscher. License: All Rights Reserved.

    Printed by Garrod & Lofthouse.

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