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Nights out in Manchester!

After taking into consideration all of the mighty bars and clubs that are on offer to students, I thought it best to focus on two examples of the most popular. 373 more words

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FAC 1-100

Factory Records was a record label based in Manchester that started in the late 70′s. It was most famously home to Joy Division, New Order, and the Happy Mondays. 116 more words


Now Form A Band | Sex Pistols & Me

If you grew up as a teenager in Yorkshire in the late 1970s, as I did, it was difficult to avoid being reminded that you had been cast adrift. 845 more words


Mr Mojo Risin' (Phase 2: Week 8)

I’m firing on all cylinders again. A really productive week’s writing. Was on a real roll tonight writing about Joan Littlewood and improvisation – her openness to the moment and to others’ ideas, from the renowned actors to the fella that swept the stage. 452 more words


24 Hour Party People

24 Hour Party People (2002)

Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Director: Michael Winterbottom
Stars: Steve Coogan, Lennie James, John Thomson

Growing up in the 80’s I developed an eclectic taste in music. 601 more words


Shadow-Boxing with Phantoms

Howard Devoto, B’dum B’dum, Granada Television, 1978

I thought of it as an attack, but not in any straightforward, upfront ‘I’ll show you my fists’ man sort of thing. 14 more words


La Petit Mort


Greetings fellow listeners!

I apologize for my absence, but I come today with a song review!  Yes, a song, not an album, not a discography, but a song.  986 more words