C86 Show - Indie Pop

Barry Adamson special featuring Magazine & Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

December 11, 2018

Barry Adamson in conversation talking about his life in music as he releases a new compilation of his work titled, Memento More Anthology 1978-2018 - a Mercury-nominated English pop and rock musician, composer, writer, photographer and filmmaker. He came to prominence in the late 1970s as a member of the post-punk band Magazine and went on to work with Visage, The Birthday Party, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, and the electro musicians Pan Sonic. In addition to prolific solo work, Adamson has also remixed Grinderman, The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion and Depeche Mode.

He created the seven-minute opus Useless (Escape From Wherever: Pts. 1 & 2) remixfor the latter band in 1997. He also worked on the soundtrack for David Lynch's surrealistic crime film Lost Highway.