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Martin Newell / the Cleaners From Venus

Postby MausterofDisguise » Thu Oct 08, 2009 3:16 am

i read a list of bands and artists ariel pink mentioned in an interview and i liked this a lot (i've been lazy on music-searching lately).
http://www.myspace.com/martinnewell
http://www.myspace.com/cleanersfromvenus
solo releases are on cherry red records and CFV stuff is hard to find, except for best-of compilations
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Re: Martin Newell / the Cleaners From Venus

Postby bigcroucher » Tue Jan 12, 2010 10:13 am

yeah this stuff is great!
I've been looking for "on any normal monday" for a while now

theres this here
http://smallbatches.blogspot.com/2008/0 ... -land.html
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Re: Martin Newell / the Cleaners From Venus

Postby MausterofDisguise » Sat May 08, 2010 8:47 pm

I just ordered pretty much all the home recordings from a collector...great shit. The cassette albums are much better than the later studio stuff. R. Stevie covered "I Wasn't Drinking" which can be found on YouTube.
Also read Martin Newell's "This Little Ziggy" about his childhood and glam rock band in the 1970s. It's a nice memoir.
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Re: Martin Newell / the Cleaners From Venus

Postby pluckypurcell » Tue May 11, 2010 9:37 pm

bet you guys are already aware, but in case you aren't, there's some cleaners from venus here:

http://www.eggcityradio.com/?p=337
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Re: Martin Newell / the Cleaners From Venus

Postby pluckypurcell » Thu Jun 03, 2010 1:31 am

bigcroucher wrote:yeah this stuff is great!
I've been looking for "on any normal monday" for a while now

theres this here
http://smallbatches.blogspot.com/2008/0 ... -land.html


hey bigcroucher, any normal monday is here:

http://www.mediafire.com/?ymj52tijyzu
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Re: Martin Newell / the Cleaners From Venus

Postby pdouspensky » Fri Jan 28, 2011 7:51 am

a handful of these tapes got reissued on burger records, unfortunately the best one (midnight cleaners) is out of print. "in the golden autumn" is still available and that is a pretty good one. love the cleaners!!! "only a shadow" and "wivenhoe bells 2" are a couple personal faves. newell also has a decent band after called brotherhood of lizards
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Re: Martin Newell / the Cleaners From Venus

Postby masmango » Sun Feb 06, 2011 3:30 am

i just came around to listening to what's available on youtube. so good!! i haven't come across something this exciting in early british "new wave" in ages. and never anything casette-only. did they have any other contemporaries? other DIYers, i mean.

especially liked this song: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ZCB1HJ0tuE
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Re: Martin Newell / the Cleaners From Venus

Postby pdouspensky » Wed Mar 09, 2011 12:40 am

there's a new cleaners tape! i can't remember what it's called, but burger records just put it out...first couple tracks are good, it kind of goes south/gets boring from there, but cool that he's still making musics
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Re: Martin Newell / the Cleaners From Venus

Postby MausterofDisguise » Thu Mar 10, 2011 7:15 pm

Gary War's Fixed Identity label just reissued an older M. Newell album so it's officially cool, right?!!
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Re: Martin Newell / the Cleaners From Venus

Postby MausterofDisguise » Thu Apr 26, 2012 2:53 am

First three albums reissued on Captured Tracks. Good stuff with some NEAT HOOKS!
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Re: Martin Newell / the Cleaners From Venus

Postby AppTrans » Thu Apr 26, 2012 2:51 pm

I just received these discs today. When I get a chance, I'll listen!
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Re: Martin Newell / the Cleaners From Venus

Postby MadamAnt » Tue Aug 14, 2012 6:15 am

Not long ago, details were revealed for Volume 2! :dancparty:

http://capturedtracks.com/news/cleaners ... nus-vol-2/
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Re: Martin Newell / the Cleaners From Venus

Postby pinkspoons » Tue Jun 04, 2013 1:43 am

:festive:


i'm a bit late, yes. but if everything happens for a reason, i guess i wasn't meant to find this til now...

coming to me in great time of need. this discography will get me through.


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Re: Martin Newell / the Cleaners From Venus

Postby AppTrans » Tue Jun 04, 2013 2:07 pm

Whoa you haven't heard Cleaners ?
Enjoy :victory:
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Re: Martin Newell / the Cleaners From Venus

Postby pinkspoons » Mon Jun 17, 2013 7:19 am

vol. 2 :dancparty:
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