|THE MONOCHROME SET
THERE'S SOMETHING about the Monochrome Set that doesn't belong on a stage. They're insular, wrapped up in their own preoccupations and eccentricities. Their inspiration is drawn more from films–those celluloid flickerings which occupy a definite and cosy closet in time and space–than the full frontal, hardcore brutalisms of our beloved 'rock culture'.
This is the Monochrome Set re-formation or should that read 'revival'? They are undoubtedly popular. Monday night and the Venue is close to being packed solid with assorted types. All round appeal! No tribalism practised here! The group enter to cheers.
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