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MAINFRAME
(& MC2 / THE NOISE OF ART)

- Discography 1980-1986 -


1980 LP MC2: RELATIVELY SPEAKING
  1. Stranger (Murray Munro)
  2. Just Another Girl (Murray Munro)
  3. Josie (Murray Munro/Mike Strang)
  4. Open Your Legs (Mike Strang)
  5. Goin' Crazy
  1. When Nothing's Right (Murray Munro)
  2. Last Train to Bushey (Murray Munro/Mike Strang)
  3. Friends of the Night (Murray Munro)
  4. Makin' Whoopee (Mike Strang)
  5. Devil's Doorway (Murray Munro) (MC2 Records MC001)
Recorded during the Winter of '79 and Spring '80 at Makeshift Studios, Hertfordshire. Murray Munro: lead vocals, lead guitar, rhythm guitar, acoustic guitar, harp. Mike Strang: keyboards, vocals, rhythm guitar, Hammond organ. Dave Durrant: bass guitar, vocals. Mike Harris: drums, percussion. Produced by MC2 and Rod Munro.

1981 unreleased LP END OF AN ERA

    (MC2 Records MC002)
1981? promo LP FILM MUSIC DEMOS [26 tracks]
    (MC2 Records MC003)
"Not for public release."

April 1983 7" (+ digital download) Mainframe: Radio (Will Bring Me Home)

    Radio (Will Bring Me Home) 3.08 / The Message 0.05 [a computer program] // The Room, Part 2 (3.20) (MC2 Records MC004)
Recorded at MC2 Studios, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire. Murray Munro: guitar, vocals, keyboards. John Molloy: keyboards, vocals. Produced by Murray Munro for MC2 music.

later 1983 7" (+ digital download) Mainframe: Talk to Me

    Talk to Me (Murray Munro/John Molloy) // Apple II / ZX81 / Spectrum / BBC (MC2 Records MC 005; magazine flexi 7: MC006)
The tracks on side B are computer programs. Recorded at MC2 Studios, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire. Murray Munro: guitar, vocals, keyboards, drum programming. John Molloy: keyboards, vocals. Produced by Murray Munro for MC2 music.

1983 LP (+ digital download) MAINFRAME: TENANTS OF THE LATTICE-WORK

    [No individual track titles] (LP: MC2 Records MC 007)
    Free official digital download album "Restored Version" 2012:
  1. Login, Please 0.58
  2. Start the New Day 3.15
  3. Take the Road 4.17
  4. Home Early 1.14
  5. One Last Word 2.52
  6. Machine Beside Machine 3.24
  7. Disoriented 6.20
  8. Breakfast Transmission 2.21
  9. Beyond All Reach 1.20
  10. Intermission 0.29
  11. Preparing to Go 4.33
  12. Strange Sequence 2.39
  13. Let Me Go! 4.08
  14. The Key 3.00
  15. Final Clues 1.28
    Free official digital download album "Remastered Version" 2014:
  1. Login, Please 0.57
  2. Start the New Day 3.12
  3. Take the Road 4.01
  4. Home Early 1.30
  5. One Last Word 2.52
  6. Machine Beside Machine 3.22
  7. Disoriented 1.40
  8. The Lattice 4.39
  9. Breakfast Transmission 2.21
  10. Beyond All Reach 1.19
  11. Intermission 0.29
  12. Preparing to Go 4.32
  13. Strange Sequence 2.47
  14. Let Me Go! 3.58
  15. The Key 2.54
  16. Final Clues 1.33
Free digital albums available from http://mainframe-music.info/mainframe_music_mp3s.html

1984 12" EP (+ digital download) The Noise of Art: Into Trouble with the Noise of Art

    Sex:War:Religion 10.34 / Noise from China 3.20 // Noise of Peter 2.44 / Last Chords 1.30 (Ying Yang Yumm YYY 001)
1985 12" The Noise of Art: Close (To the Ground)
    Close to the Ground (The C5 Edit) 7.21 / The Print of Dešth 1 (10.07) (Ying Yang Yumm YYY 002)
June (?) 1985 7"/12" Mainframe: 5 Minutes
    5 Minutes 3.30 / Eric's Revenge 2.40 (7": Polydor MAIN 1; reissue 7" Jan 1986: MAINA 1)

    5 Minutes 7.01 // He Said It 4.34 / Eric's Revenge 2.40 (12": MAINX 1; reissue 12" Jan 1986: MAINF 1)

Written and produced by Murray Munro & John Molloy. Instruments: Greengate DS:3, Steinway Grand Piano, Yamaha SK20.


Copyright (c) 2018-08-16 Jonas Wårstad.

Last update 2018-08-16.


Mainframe at www.discogs.com

mainframe-music.info (Fan site & MP3s)

Interview with Mainframe in "Electronic Soundmaker" March 1984

Interview with Mainframe in "Home & Studio Recording" Nov 1984


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