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Stano's iconic 1983 debut album 'Content to write in I dine weathercraft', re-released on vinyl through All City Records Get the Album Read the Review on The Quietus

Original Article: thequietus.com Exuberant, outlandish and wry archival release from the Irish post punk experimental underground Dublin’s All City has been doing a fine job of late in recovering and reissuing widely forgotten treasures from the Irish undergrowth, reinstating their significance to the country’s musical canon in the process….

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Original Article The Irish Examiner LIKE so many good things in life, it started as a happy accident. Dublin composer and visual artist Stano was working in his studio with harmonica player Brian Palm when Palm began to tell an anecdote. Stano asked if he could record the story and…

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Original Article: Scatalogik Review To get an idea how much of an anomaly Stano’s 1983 debut album Content to Write in I Dine Weathercraft really was, simply compare it to pretty much any other Irish entity lurking around at the time of its release – Tokyo Olympics, for example, (spawned from the very capable…

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Original Article Boomkat.com One of the year’s most crucial wave reissues, Stano’s debut LP ‘Content to write in I dine Weathercraft’ is a seminal and sought-after Irish post-punk album starring two rare appearances by the near-mythical Michael O’Shea. Nothing less than an essential recommendation to anyone familiar with the Michael…

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an oral history by Paul McDermott Introduction Stano’s 1983 debut album Content to Write in I Dine Weathercraft is reissued this month by AllChival (All City Records’ reissue label). The original album has been exchanging hands for lots of money in recent years so this is a very timely…

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DJ Mag Review PREMIERE: STANO ‘EMMA WILD’   Ever groundbreaking Dublin label All City are set to reissue the 1983 debut solo album from Irish post-punk pioneer Stano, ‘Content To Write In I Dine Weathercraft’. Less a composer, more a puppet master or mad scientist, Stano’s lack of strict…

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Volume 2 of Dan Hegarty’s ‘Buried Treasure’ has just hit the shelves, check out his piece on ‘Blind Sound’.

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A 60 MINUTE LIVE MUSIC, FILM AND 3D PROJECTION/MAPPING EVENT.   Following the success of last years ‘UNSPOKEN’ event in Meeting House Square, Temple Bar, Stano brings ‘DECODER’ to the same venue, on Friday, September 5th. Under the award winning, giant umbrellas in MHS, which create an amazing indoor…

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THIS EVENT WAS INSPIRED BY THE MUSIC FROM STANO’S ‘UNKNOWN DISTANCE’ ALBUM.   ‘Unknown Distance’  by Irish post punk legend Stano features some of his finest work to date. Songs are by turns dynamic and reflective, propelled by stunning musicianship and perfectly textured arrangements. Yet unusually for such a…

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