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This Is Memorial Device Playlist with Readings by David Keenan

January 9, 2018| by Hannah Marshall

To mark the paperback publication of David Keenan’s This Is Memorial Device, we have a specially curated playlist featuring Big Star, Buzzcocks, The Sonics and many more bands mentioned in …

All Names are Part and Parcel of my Metamorphosis

May 4, 2017| by johng

Cosey Fanni Tutti and Davcid Keenan in conversation.

David Keenan Postpunk Playlist

This Is Memorial Device: David Keenan’s Scottish Postpunk Playlist

April 12, 2017| by Faber Social

This Is Memorial Device: An exclusive playlist of Scottish postpunk from the world of the novel by David Keenan novel. The Prats – InvernessScrotum Poles – Pick The Cat’s …

This Is Memorial Device NZ: Part 2

March 28, 2017| by Faber Social

A special podcast by Bruce Russell (Xpressway/The Dead C et al) The second part of Bruce Russell’s special podcast celebrating the parallels between New Zealand’s real-life post-punk bands and the fictional …

This Is Memorial Device NZ: Part 1

March 24, 2017| by Faber Social

 A Special Podcast by Bruce Russell (Xpressway/The Dead C et al) Bruce Russell has long been one of the key catalysts in post-punk and underground music from New Zealand. Both …

‘I Dared Him To Lick It But He Drew The Line At That’

March 17, 2017| by Faber Social

I Dared Him To Lick It But He Drew The Line At That: Peter Solly went to Israel with Sam Shreds where he stuck an ancient artefact down his pants. …

Tonight All About Robert Quine

March 17, 2017| by Faber Social

Tonight All About Robert Quine: Tam Gracie says that once upon a time everyone in Airdrie was in awe of Danny D’Angelo. The best solo ever recorded is by Robert …

Anthropoid & UFO

March 8, 2017| by Faber Social

David Keenan on Anthropoids in Airdrie: There was a great short-lived Industrial synth group who came out of Airdrie in 1983 called Anthropoid & UFO. This is the cover of …

The two best hippy albums are So Far and Mass In F Minor

March 7, 2017| by Faber Social

Untitled: Richard Starkey’s famous poem that he put to music under the name The Beguiled never had a proper title but it was all about hippy music at the end …

Exemplars of Regional Madmanism: The First Ten

March 2, 2017| by Faber Social

An exclusive new playlist by David Keenan collecting the wildest and crudest regional post-punk DIY tracks in existence. Tampax – “UFO Dictator” (Italy 1979) Slugfuckers – “Deaf Disco” (Australia …


November 27, 2016| by Faber Social

We’re excited to announce our first Faber Social for 2017, taking place on February 8th at our spiritual home The Social, 5 Litte Portland Street. GO AHEAD AND DROP the …

This Is Memorial Device by David Keenan

September 13, 2016| by Faber Social

We’re proud to announce This Is Memorial Device, a major new work of fiction coming from Faber Social on February 2nd 2017. This Is Memorial Device, the debut novel by David …