RATHER RECORDS                  Meadowbank
**************                  Hall Lane
                                Harbury
                                Leamington
                                Spa , Warwicks

Dir.    : A.N.Godfrey / K.P.Godfrey
Distr.  : Rough Trade
Style   : punk / indie


GEAR    1       SWELL MAPS              Read About Seymour              7"      10.1977
                // Ripped And Torn / Black Velvet
                (Note : reissued on Rough Trade RT 010 , 12.1977)
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GEAR    2       STEVE TRAETMENT         5 A-SIDED 45                    7"      11.1978
                Hooked On A Trend / Danger Zone / Negative Nights /
                Taste Your Own Medicine / The Hippy Posed Engrossment
                (Note : Swell Maps member)
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GEAR    3       SWELL MAPS              Dresden Style                   7"      02.1979
                / Ammunition Train / Full Moon (dub) / (Mystery Track)
                (Note : Co-release with Rough Trade RT 012)
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GEAR    4       CULT FIGURES            Zip Nolan (Highway Patrolman)   7"      07.1979
                / Playing With Toys / Zip Dub
                (Note : co-release with Rough Trade RT 020 , Birmingham
                duo Gary Jones & Jonny Hodgson)
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GEAR    5       SWELL MAPS              SWELL MAPS EP                   7"EP      .1979
                Lion Of The Surf / Doctor At Cake / Steven Does /
                Bronze & Baby Shoes
                (Note : die-cut sleeve , free with LP "A TRIP TO THE
                MARINEVILLE" , TROY 1 / Rough Trade ROUGH 2)
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GEAR    6       SWELL MAPS              Real Shocks                     7"      06.1979
                / Monologues / An English Verse
                (Note : co-release with Rough Trade RT 021)
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GEAR    7       SWELL MAPS              Let's Build A Car / Big Maz In  7"      01.1980
                The Country / ... Then Poland
                (Note : co-release with Rough Trade RT 036)
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GEAR    8       CULT FIGURES            IN LOVE EP                      7"EP    05.1980
                I Remember / Almost A Love Song / Laura Kate
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GEAR    9       PHONES SPORTSMAN BAND   I REALLY LOVE YOU EP            7"EP      .1980
                I Really Love You / Get Down & Get With It
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GEAR    10      NIKKI SUDDEN            Beau Geste                      cass.     .1983
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GEAR    11      NIKKI SUDDEN            Back To The Start Again         7"      06.1981
                / Running On My Train
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GEAR    12      V / A : What A Nice Way To Turn Seventeen # 2           7"      07.1984
                (Note : plus magazine)
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GEAR    13      V / A : What A Nice Way To Turn Seventeen # 3           LP      07.1984
                (Note : plus magazine)
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TROY    1       SWELL MAPS      A TRIP TO THE MARINEVILLE               LP      07.1979
                Another Song / Vertical Slum / Spitfire Parade / Harmony
                In Your bathroom / Don't Throw Asthrays At Me / Midget
                Submarines / Bridge Head (Pt.9) / Full Moon In My
                Pocket / Blam ! / Full Moon (reprise) / Gunboats /
                Adventuring Into Basketry / My Lil' Shops Round The
                Corner
                (Note : co-release with Rough Trade ROUGH 2 , plus free
                GEAR 5 EP)
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TROY    2       SWELL MAPS      JANE FROM OCCUPIED EUROPE               LP        .1980
                Robot Factory / Let's Buy A Bridge / Border Country /
                Cake Shop / The Helicopter Spies / Big Maz In The Desert
                / Big Empty Field / Mining Villages / Collision With A
                Frogman / ..Vs.The Mangrove Delta Plan / Secret Island
                / Whatever Happens Next / Blenheim Shots / Raining In My
                Room
                (Note : co-release with Rough Trade ROUGH 015 ; reissued
                by Mute Rec. MAPSCD 2 , plus 8 extra tracks , 1989)
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TROY    3       SWELL MAPS      WHATEVER HAPPENS NEXT                   2LP     06.1981
                Read About Seymour / Fashion Cult / Armadillo / (I Am)
                The Greatest Pluming0Radio Ten / Here's The Cupboard
                (Trash) / Terribly Insect / Midget Submarines / Whatever
                Happens Next / Clearasil Record / Blam!! / Down With
                Tractors / Amphibious Landing Craft / Paul's Dead /
                Sheep Dip / Havoc All Ended / The Himalayas / You And
                The  Night  And  The  Music / The Stairs Are Like An
                Avalanche / Vertical Slum / Forest Fire / Midget Sub
                marines 2 / Armadillo 2 / Bandits On Fire
                (Note : co-release with Rough Trade ROUGH 021 ; this
                is a collection of home recordings and out-takes plus
                a John Peel session )
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