Wednesday, November 09, 2011

CABARET VOLTAIRE JOHNNY YESNO SCREENING 11TH NOVEMBER

I'll be introducing a screening of Johnny Yes No at The Horse Hospital this Friday night from 7.30, details here. The event is to mark the release of a Mute DVD/CD box set containing both the original and new versions of the film and soundtrack plus extensive sleeve notes.

There's a timeless quality to CV material and I still find the scratchy, grimy bleakness of the early works strangely uplifting, even if so much has changed over three decades. After all, back then Britain was in the midst of a recession and was governed by an authoritarian clique of free market fundamentalists...

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