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Friends Of Mine – Punk In Manchester 1976-78 – Martin Ryan – Book Launch"
Tomorrow evening sees the long-awaited launch of Martin Ryan’s book on punk – Friends Of Mine – Punk In Manchester 1976-78
Steve Harrison – Here Are The Young Men – Louder Than War Interview"
Steve Harrison was at the very heart of the Madchester scene, with managing one of the rising bands of the era, The Charlatans, who have gone on to achieve worldwide success, Steve has seen it all
Adam Broadway ‘Down The Front’ – book review"
Adam Broadway ‘Down The Front’ (Fast Print Publishing) First published in 2015, ‘Down The Front’ is Adam Broadway’s commentary on 35yrs plus of gig going; it has been out of print for a while and only available as a Kindle; now for a man like Broadway who has retained almost every ticket stub from his […]
Greg Healey: Not In Front of the Children, Hidden Histories in Kids’ TV – Book Review"
Greg Healey: Not in Front of the Children: Hidden Histories in Kids’ TV
David Stubbs: Mars by 1980: The Story of Electronic Music – book review"
Stubbs’ other great achievement is his complete lack of musical snobbery which can be apparent in many a book about a specific genre. He writes as lovingly and precisely about the works of Miles Davis as he does Fatboy Slim never comparing their inherent, or lack of, “greatness” instead just placing them as pieces in the giant puzzle that is the story of electronic music and one which has pieces being added every second of every day.