The Mob (British punk band)
|Years active||1979–1983, 2011–present|
|Labels||Crass, All the Madmen|
|Past members||Sid Sealey (early recordings)
The band's initial line up consisted of Mark Wilson (vocals, guitar), Curtis You'e (bass guitar) and Graham Fallows (drums). Later drummers included Adie Tompkins, Tim Hutton and Josef Porta. The band broke up in 1983 but reformed in 2011 and played a number of concerts with the original members. The first was on April 8, 2011 at The Fleece in Bristol and later in the year, The Levellers Beautiful Days Festival in Devon on August 20. North American shows followed in October 2012. and various European gigs in 2012/13. Their first new release in almost 30 years was the 7" single Rise Up!/There's Nothing You've Got I Want in August 2013.
All the Madmen Records
All the Madmen Records is a record label started by The Mob in Yeovil before Mark Wilson and Curtis You'e relocated to London in the early 1980s. Profits from the band's Let The Tribe Increase LP were ploughed back into the label, which was then co-organised by members of the collective which published the Kill Your Pet Puppy zine.
|Single: Crying Again/Youth||1979||MAD 001 - Recorded on November 5, 1979 at the Crypt Stevenage. Mixed by Grant Showbiz.|
|LP: Ching||1980||Demo Tape (self released)|
|Single: Witch Hunt/Shuffling Souls||1980||MAD 002|
|Single: No Doves Fly Here/I Hear You Laughing||1981||Crass Records - Recorded and Mixed at Southern Studios, London.|
|LP: Let the Tribe Increase||1983||MAD 004|
|Single: The Mirror Breaks/Stay||1983||MAD 006|
|Compilation: Crass Records - A SIDES, Part 1 1982-1984||1984||Track 2: No Doves Fly Here|
|12" Single: Crying Again!||1986||MAD 13 12" Reissue of the first single with additional live tracks.|
|Compilation: Limited Edition Package||1987|
|Compilation: May Inspire Revolutionary Acts||2007|
|Single: Rise Up!/There's Nothing You've Got I Want||2013||MAD 023|
- "Beautiful Days 2011 Lineup". http://www.beautifuldays.org. 20 August 2011. Retrieved 2013-12-04.
- "The Mob Live in Oakland (Review Oct' 2012)". http://punknews.org. 26 October 2012. Retrieved 2013-12-04.
- "The Mob: Rise Up! / There’s Nothing You’ve Got I Want – single review". http://louderthanwar.com/. 22 July 2013. Retrieved 2013-12-04.