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Use Hearing Protection: Factory Records 1978-79 - Box in limited edition & numbered 4000 copies worldwide


Factory records celebrated its 40th anniversary with the release of a box set dedicated to the legendary independent Manchester label. This box is in a limited edition and numbered 4000 copies worldwide. 

Use Hearing Protection: Factory Records 1978-1979 contains facsimile editions of the first 10 numbered articles: 4 vinyl records, 3 posters, a short film and many other surprises. It also contains a 60-page book including photos of Kevin Cummins and interviews with Tony Wilson, Rob Gretton, Joy Division…

Release year: 2019

FAC 1: 1978 Poster (63cm x 84cm)

FAC 2: 'A Factory Sample' 2x7 ”vinyl compilation:

Page A:
Joy Division: 'Digital'
Joy Division: 'Glass'

Page B:
Durutti Column: 'No Communication'
Durutti Column: 'Thin Ice'

Page C:
John Dowie: 'Acne'
John Dowie: 'Idiot'
John Dowie: 'Hitler's Liver'

Side D
Cabaret Voltaire: 'Baader-Meinhof'
Cabaret Voltaire: 'Sex in Secret'

FAC 3: 1978 Poster (63cm x 44.5cm)
FAC 4: 1978 Poster (63cm x 44.5cm)
FAC 5: A Certain Ratio: 'All Night Party' / 'Thin Boys' 7 ”single
FAC 6: Orchestral Maneuvers in the Dark: 'Electricity' / 'Almost' 7 ”single
FAC 7: Stationery - May 1979
FAC 8: Menstrual Abacus aka The Factory Egg Timer - presented on A4 Print
FAC 9: No City Fun aka The Factory Flick, 1979, presented on DVD
FACT 10: Joy Division: 'Unknown Pleasures' 12 ”album, June 1979

12 ”Single: Tiller Boys: 'Big Noise from the Jungle' / 'Slaves and Pyramids' / 'What Me Worry?'
2CDs of Joy Division interviews

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