- NANCY'S PLACE -
Origin: Romney Marsh, Kent
Style: Experimental / Post Punk / Industrial / Noise
Formed: Early 1985 Split: n/a
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L. D. McBride (Vocals + Instruments)
Andy H. (Vocals + Instruments)

Dave Jones (DJ) (Bass + Vocals)
Paul Jones (Drums)
Troy Glover-Smith (Drums)


Occasional other musicians contribute to live performances.

Formed initially as a recording project by L.D. McBride and Andy H. in 1985, NANCY'S PLACE's existence has seen them play relatively few times, perhaps only 20 performances over more than 20 years. The phenomenal amount of recorded material they have bequeathed (estimated at well over 100 hours) delves into the dark, disturbing world of the human psyche, invoking comparisons with Post-Punk and Industrial acts such as THROBBING GRISTLE, SWANS, DEATH IN JUNE and JOY DIVISION. Pounding primal songs are interspersed with morbid poetry, unsettling textures, drones and found sounds.

NANCY'S PLACE's live performances have become the stuff of cult legend in the local scene, the twisted undercurrents of the music being accompanied by some form of visual performance from McBride. Potted plants, flour, umbrellas, sex-dolls and chocolate cake have all featured in latter-day NANCY'S PLACE gigs. The guitarists all play with their backs to the audience, and a continuous backing tape drone gives rise to the misconception that they only play one song per performance. Sets invariably end with the track "Jesus Rising", an unholy accusatory assault driven by a primitive ritualistic beat from the two drummers.

For more information, see their MySpace page.

Related bands:

DOG UGLY - DJ
THE SOFT VERGES - Andy, DJ
PORNOCOP - Andy, DJ
NIL BY MOUTH - Andy, DJ
SURGERY WITHOUT RESEARCH - Andy, DJ, Paul
TRAUMA DOLL - DJ
BALBULUS - Andy
THE LYKES OF YEW - DJ