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12th September
Wolfgang Tillmans Curated Exhibition, Exclusive Compilation

Wolfgang Tillmans Curated Exhibition, Exclusive Compilation

Colourbox

Celebrating Colourbox and their music's inspiration on German artist, Wolfgang Tillmans, the first non-English winner of the Turner Prize back in 2000, Music of the band (1982 - 1987) opens in Berlin this Saturday. Taking place at his gallery space, Between Bridges, the exhibition is the first in the Playback Room series, running until the 25th of October.

To accompany the exhibition, a CD of Colourbox tracks has been compiled by Wolfgang himself. A limited number of copies have been made and they will be on sale at the gallery...

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14th February
4AD To Release 4CD Colourbox Best Of Compilation

4AD To Release 4CD Colourbox Best Of Compilation

Colourbox

To celebrate their 30th anniversary,4AD is to release the ultimate Colourbox compilation. Entitled simply Colourbox (in keeping with the band's albums), it is a 4 CD box set of all their released studio recordings and mixes which has been sequenced by Martyn Young.

Colourbox emerged from the diverse mix of musical cultures that formed the post-punk era, inevitably incorporating synthpop, indie, reggae, dub, soul and funk. They were dance pioneers in the pre-sampling era, where effects were...

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