70 Gwen Party

70 Gwen Party

Experimental rock band from UK, centered around guitarist Victor N'Dip.


70 Gwen Party Discography Tracks


SR002 70 Gwen Party Devil Wrapped & Ginsung Buried(LP, Album) Snape Records SR002 UK 1990 Sell This Version
SR005 70 Gwen Party The Optical Glass Empire(LP) Snape Records SR005 UK 1992 Sell This Version
SR013 70 Gwen Party John Peel Sessions 1, 2, 3 & 4(CD, Album) Snape Records SR013 UK 1995 Sell This Version
SR017 70 Gwen Party Anti Blue Nazi(CD, Album) Snape Records SR017 UK 1996 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

SR001 70 Gwen Party War, Track & Field(7") Snape Records SR001 UK 1989 Sell This Version
SR004 70 Gwen Party The Psycho Beat(7") Snape Records SR004 UK 1991 Sell This Version
SR003 70 Gwen Party Helier Party + Auto Killer UK(7", Single) Snape Records SR003 UK 1991 Sell This Version
SR008 70 Gwen Party Knee Deep In Evil(7") Snape Records SR008 UK 1992 Sell This Version
SR007 70 Gwen Party Hysteria(7") Snape Records SR007 UK 1992 Sell This Version
SR009 70 Gwen Party The Searl Brothers(7") Snape Records SR009 UK 1993 Sell This Version
SR011 70 Gwen Party Howard Hughes(7") Snape Records SR011 UK 1994 Sell This Version
SR012 70 Gwen Party Through The Heart Of Sunday(7") Snape Records SR012 UK 1995 Sell This Version
SR014 70 Gwen Party Scorching The Anti Christ(7") Snape Records SR014 UK 1996 Sell This Version
BHP 62 70 Gwen Party "The Anti-Christ Has Spoken"(Cass, EP) Bandaged Hand Produce BHP 62 UK 1997 Sell This Version
SR018 70 Gwen Party The Killing Of Victorian Britain EP(7") Snape Records SR018 UK 1997 Sell This Version

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September 3, 2012
edited over 5 years ago
There is but one thing baffling me about 70 Gwen Party: the utter lack of interest of the world.
They have brought forth sounds and songs of riveting beauty and grating harshness, often both at the same time: messages from a distant land somewhere situated close to all those long lost 23 unrecorded treasures of Pink Floyd fronted by Syd Barrett, which the world will never know, and Loveless bordering on the back side, with a good dash of industrial nihilism, so they will never be mistaken for something sweet. Listen to the seven-inch-version of Knee Deep in Evil. It sounds like all the figments of imagination populating one of the darker paintings of Hieronymus Bosch come to aural life: a process of painful genesis, at 2:15 you have breakbeats sounding like syncopated submachine guns being fired. In 1994 I was perusing the small print adverts in a discarded copy of the NME and finally saw a hint where to get their records after having pestered record dealers all over Berlin for their material. I bought them mail order from the artist (Victor N'Dip) himself. Actually if i remember correctly he and his mate hailed from Slough. Even that the venerable John Peel knew what he was talking about when admonishing his listeners to give them a go did not help them to the exposure they would have deserved. Yeah, people proud of their musical sensibilities prefer to listen to the mature Nick Cave (i.e. material from his current artistic phase).

Most of what 70 Gwen Party published could be released at any time and it will still appear to be modern, like Blind Willie McTell or the Skatalites cannot help but being unable to sound dated.
Come on, be brave, these guys were INDEPENDENT, not the Teenage Fanclub.

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