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  • Performer: prag VEC
  • Title: Bits
  • Genre: Rock
  • Country: UK
  • Formats: AU MPC WMA TTA AIFF WAV MP3
  • Released: 1978
  • Style: New Wave, Art Rock, Punk
  • MP3 album: 1439 mb
  • FLAC album: 1146 mb
  • Rating: 4.1/5
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prag VEC - Bits mp3 album

On 16 October 1978, they released their debut EP, the four-song 7" Bits, on their own Spec Records label. It was followed on 10 July 1979 by the "Expert" single PragVEC played concerts during 1978 and 1979, opening for bands such as Cabaret Voltaire, Scritti Politti, the Psychedelic Furs, the Monochrome Set, Au Pairs, Magazine, Chelsea, Stiff Little Fingers and the Teardrop Explodes.

Spec Records 1. 7 inch.

Gang of Four, prag VEC, The Raincoats, Kleenex, The Pop Group and more. This show was 2nd in the global post-punk chart. Last week saw the release of a lost album from 1995 by Officer!, which, although not technically 'post-punk' does inhabit some of the same terrain including dubby basslines, skronk interludes, wilful experimentalism and very playful songwriting. Inspired by the album the Daily Show plays an hour of classic late '70s UK post-punk including The Slits, Public Image Ltd, The Fall, Wire, The Homosexuals, Kleenex, The Raincoats, prag VEC, Swell Maps and Joy Division - plus a couple of tracks from the Officer! album so you can compare and contrast.

The NEW SCOUTS OF UZBEKISTAN ALBUM - "AIMLESS and DRIFTING" . Prag VEC (4). Prick Decay (3). Primitive Calculators (1).

Listen to music from prag VEC like Existential, Wolf & more. prag VEC were a post-punk band from London, probably most famous for the song "Cigarettes" on their debut EP. They released two singles and an album on their own Spec Records and played concerts during 1978 and 1979 with Cabaret Voltaire, Magazine, Wire and Scritti Politti among others. During their short existence, they also recorded a total of 3 sessions for the John Peel programme.

Prag Vec At The Melkweg. This song is by Half Man Half Biscuit and appears on the album McIntyre, Treadmore And Davitt (1991). In the town where I was bornLived a man who went to workAnd he told us of his lifeBuilding space ships on forty pounds a week. And he'd take us all for ridesAnd we'd do some serious drugs inOn board the Enterprise AllowanceWe could do whatever we liked.

Tracklist

A1 Existential 2:30
A2 Bits 1:41
B1 Wolf 1:49
B2 Cigarettes 2:27

Companies, etc.

  • Distributed By – Rough Trade
  • Recorded At – Rockstar Recording Studio
  • Published By – Spec Records

Credits

  • Design [Sleeve Design By] – Pete , pragVEC
  • Engineer – John Springate
  • Photography By [Pics By] – Mike Laye
  • Written-By – P. Vec*

Notes

"Engineered by John Springate at Rockstar Studios"

Initial pressing of 2000 copies with red text on labels which sold quickly, so another 2000 copies (with black text) were manufactured.

[Design credit: Pete was the band's roadie/driver]

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Runout): SPECK1 A-1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B Runout): SPECK1 B-1

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
SP 001 prag VEC* Bits ‎(7", EP, Bla) Spec Records SP 001 UK 1978
SP 001 prag VEC* Bits ‎(7", EP, Bla) Spec Records SP 001 UK 1978




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