Gang of Four

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Gang of Four: 'They made me realise anything is possible'
Guitarist Andy Gill was working on a 40th anniversary album when he died last year. Now famous fans – from the Chilis’ Flea to La Roux – have finished the job, and Damien Hirst has designed the sleeve. They talk about what the band meant to them

Dave Simpson

15, Mar, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Andy Gill: Gang of Four to release guitarist's final recordings
Anti Hero EP will also feature new version of old classics with all proceeds going to NHS

Dave Simpson

28, May, 2020 @4:00 PM

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Andy Gill obituary
Guitarist whose staccato playing style powered the post-punk band Gang of Four

Adam Sweeting

02, Feb, 2020 @6:41 PM

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Andy Gill: genius guitarist who burned a route out of punk | Alexis Petridis
By mixing hard rock, punk and funk with radical theory, the late musician unleashed a fresh and furious sound

Alexis Petridis

02, Feb, 2020 @3:26 PM

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Andy Gill, influential guitarist with Gang of Four, dies aged 64
Gill’s guitar sound would inspire Kurt Cobain, Michael Stipe and Red Hot Chili Peppers, whose debut album he produced

Ben Beaumont-Thomas Music editor

01, Feb, 2020 @6:24 PM

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Pubs, disco and fighting Nazis: how Leeds nurtured British post-punk
Against the backdrop of the Yorkshire Ripper and fascist thugs, bands in late-70s Leeds started creating the most dynamic DIY music in the UK – and all from a single pub

Dave Simpson

19, Apr, 2019 @8:00 AM

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Readers recommend: songs about hearing and playing records | Peter Kimpton
DJing to private playing, chance hearing to obsessive buying, name songs that mention any aspect of the relationship between a person and recording – vinyl or any other form, says Peter Kimpton

Peter Kimpton

16, Apr, 2015 @7:00 PM

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Gang of Four's Andy Gill weighs in on Viet Cong name controversy
The post-punk guitarist says that policing other band’s names is ‘illiberal, undemocratic and anti-progressive’

Guardian music

09, Mar, 2015 @8:22 AM

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Anton Corbijn and Andy Gill on their special relationship
Photographer and director Anton Corbijn and Gang of Four’s Andy Gill first worked together 35 years ago. They talk creativity, Control and rock ’n’ roll housewarmings

Ed Cumming

22, Feb, 2015 @8:00 AM

Mayer rocks on with Time promotion

Time's London bureau chief becomes magazine's Europe editor

Roy Greenslade

03, Feb, 2012 @9:33 AM

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Gang of Four: Old punks, new Content
Post-punk masterminds Gang of Four are back with their first new recorded material since their 2004 return to action. But why does it come packaged with a sample of their blood? Dorian Lynskey finds out

Dorian Lynskey

20, Jan, 2011 @11:00 PM

Gang of Four: free EP download

The legendary Leeds post-punk band talk us through three new tracks for you to download for free

Tim Jonze

18, Nov, 2010 @1:10 PM

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