Interview Magazine's Erik Morse had a conversation with The Clean's David Kilgour for their music blog.Interview Magazine's Erik Morse had a conversation with The Clean's David Kilgour for their music blog. Read the full interview here.
EM: In addition to some personnel crossover between a lot of the Flying Nun bands, was there a unifying working methodology that everyone shared? Did the label ever have a political bent?
DK: Oh yeah, it was the post-punk, indie answer to the corporate rock industry monster. The Clean carried many a punk ideal, and well before Roger came along with Flying Nun. We cared, maaaaan! Still do! I think it's fair to say that in the early days we did want to stick the finger at the MAN.
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