The Imagine Nation

“Under the present system of mass education by classes too much stress is laid on teaching and too little on active learning. The child is not encouraged to discover things on his own account. He learns to rely on outside help, not on his own powers, thus losing intellectual independence and all capacity to judge for himself. The over-taught child is the father of the newspaper – reading, advertisement – believing, propaganda – swallowing, demagogue – led man – the man who makes modern democracy the farce it is.” – Aldous Huxley, Proper Studies (1927) Culture Industry is a term …

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Iron Man Records releases to be included in British Library Sound Archive

Something happens while you are orbiting the Nation’s capital on the M25 for 25 hours in a van with a dangerous madman jumping around and shouting instructions from the back seat. James at British Library Sound Archive has been in touch, he wants to catalogue and archive all the releases on Iron Man Records. The music will become part of the nation’s audio & cultural heritage and it will be available (on a restricted access server) to anyone holding a British Library readers pass (writers, researchers, fans etc.). You have to go in person either to London or to the …

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Iron Man Records – Online Shop

The Iron Man shop sells Punk, Dub, Rock, Metal, Acoustic and Alternative music on CD, Vinyl, DVD, and Video. The shop also stocks books, comic books and rare or hard to find items. I only sell what I listen to, I like, and I recommend. Every item is brand new and undamaged, no second hand or damaged goods. Try it, you might like what you find. http://stores.ebay.co.uk/Iron-Man-Shop

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Garden Gang, G.O.R.G.E.O.U.S, Eastfield – Tuesday 2 November 2010 – The Old Wharf. Oxford Street, Digbeth, Birmingham

Here’s an update from Jessi, Here’s advance notice for our upcoming shindig at the Old Wharf. We have the lovely Garden Gang over from Munich doing their catchy glam-punk thang, G.O.R.G.E.O.U.S doing a rare gig in Birmingham, or a rare gig anywhere come to think of it, and Eastfield doing the usual nonsense. Tuesday 2 November 2010  – BIRMINGHAM Old Wharf. Oxford Street, Digbeth. Garden Gang + Gorgeous + Eastfield. 8pm. £5. It may be a ‘school-night’, but that’s no excuse – come and numb the pain of work, or die a slave to the machine. We will probably put …

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Podcast: Iron Man Records special presented by Paul E.D of Music World Radio

Music World Radio, November 23rd 2009 DJ Paul E.D presents an Iron Man Records Special. Paul works through the history of the label and reviews and plays a selection of songs from each of the releases to date. Listen free Here: http://paulsmusicworld.podomatic.com/player/web/2009-11-27T15_16_14-08_00 Iron Man Records releases Included in the show: IMB6001 I.O.D. : Mundane Existence CD mini lp 2000 Buy It http://www.last.fm/music/I.O.D/Mundane+Existence Fav tracks: Scene not heard, Euromisery, Jobseeker, Sign From The Gods, Filth, play: jobseeker IMB6002 P.A.I.N featuring Howard Marks : Let Me Grow More Weed CD single 2000 Buy It http://www.last.fm/music/P.A.I.N+Featuring+Howard+Marks/Let+Me+Grow+More+Weed fav tracks: Road Rage, Let me Grow …

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G.O.R.G.E.O.U.S – Cursed With Being

IMB6005 GORGEOUS: Cursed with Being….. CD This is the first official release for the oddball Midlands based iconoclasts who were formed by notorious indie maverick Peter Byrchmore – a man whose varied career to date has been responsible for ten or so indie chart hits and a brace or so of proper grown up chart moments. Best known for being in eternal Peel faves The Nightingales. Peter’s guitar and vocalising is supported by Maria Harvey, (another ex ‘gale), who plays the keyboards and also sings beautifully, Abi Bruton and her shiny trombone, Rick Shaw ,(honest) Sax God, John McQueen and …

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June 2006 Newsletter

Iron Man Records PO BOX 9121, Birmingham, B13 8AU, England http://www.ironmanrecords.co.uk June 2006 Newsletter Iron Man Events: Location: Birmingham, West Midlands, UK SATURDAY 17TH JUNE 2006 SKANKING DUB BEATS presents : P.A.I.N (check out P.A.I.N and Howard Marks video posted on Iron Man site) HEADJAM INTENTION BIG BREN SKINNY ORIGINAL TRANQUILLIZER 8:30pm – LATE Price: ADMISSION FREE! Venue: Upstairs @ The Bear TavernAddress: Bearwood Road Bearwood, Birmingham Url: www.skankingdubbeats.co.uk E-mail: skankingdubbeats@yahoo.co.uk Phone: 012 428 1184

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