Here’s how this is going to work. We’re going to spin through the vinyl archive in alphabetical order featuring a letter each day. Once we reach the end of the alphabet, we’ll just start from the beginning again.
Today is being brought to you by the letter “A.” Abecedarians were an LA three-piece who somehow landed a deal with Manchester’s Factory Records. Tony Wilson liked their modern psych approach—and they did well enough to land some west coast dates opening for Depeche Mode. This track is from April 1985 and was issued as a 12-inch, Factory number FAC 117. Abecedarians and “Smiling Monarchs.”