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Swell Maps

Swell Maps has been played over 30 times on NTS, first on 21 September 2013. Swell Maps's music has been featured on 36 episodes.

Swell Maps were a British experimental rock group of the 1970s from Birmingham, that foreshadowed the birth of post-punk.

Influenced by the disparate likes of T. Rex and the German progressive outfit Can, they created a new soundscape that would be heavily mined by others in the post-punk era. Despite existing in various forms since 1972, Swell Maps only really came together as a musical entity after the birth of British punk rock.

Consisting of brothers Epic Soundtracks (real name Kevin Godfrey) and…

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MOST PLAYED TRACKS
Let's Build A Car
Swell Maps
Alive Records1999
Let's Build A Car
Swell MapsAlive Records1999
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Robot Factory
Swell Maps
Rough Trade, Rather Records1980
Robot Factory
Swell MapsRough Trade, Rather Records1980
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Let's Build A Car
Swell Maps
Rough Trade, Rather Records1979
Let's Build A Car
Swell MapsRough Trade, Rather Records1979
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New York
Swell Maps
Alive Records1999
New York
Swell MapsAlive Records1999
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The Himalayas
Swell Maps
Rough Trade, Rather Records1981
The Himalayas
Swell MapsRough Trade, Rather Records1981
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The Stairs Are Like An Avalanche
Swell Maps
Restless Records1989
The Stairs Are Like An Avalanche
Swell MapsRestless Records1989
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The Helicopter Spies
Swell Maps
Rough Trade, Rather Records1980
The Helicopter Spies
Swell MapsRough Trade, Rather Records1980
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Border Country
Swell Maps
Rough Trade, Rather Records1980
Border Country
Swell MapsRough Trade, Rather Records1980
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Steven Does
Swell Maps
Rather Records, Rough Trade1979
Steven Does
Swell MapsRather Records, Rough Trade1979
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Don't Throw Ashtrays At Me
Swell Maps
Rather Records, Rough Trade1979
Don't Throw Ashtrays At Me
Swell MapsRather Records, Rough Trade1979
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