Articles tagged manchester

Simon Spence’s Biography of the Happy Mondays Is ‘All Excess’

This is an excellent biography of the defining band of the ‘chemical generation’.

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Bernard + Edith - “WURDS (Samaris Remix)” (audio) (Premiere)

Icelandic electronic outfit Samaris give their unique spin on the tune "WURDS" by the up-and-coming Mancunian outfit Bernard + Edith.

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Elbow - “What Time Do You Call This?” (audio)

In a special contribution for the soundtrack to the romantic comedy Man Up, the Manchester group Elbow have recorded the tune "What Time Do You Call This?", which recalls the orchestral grandeur and optimism of their megahit "One Day Like This".

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16 Oct 2014 // 10:53 AM

Andy Stott - “Faith in Strangers” (audio)

Today Manchester electronic music producer Andy Stott unveils the title track from his upcoming release Faith in Strangers’.

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The 1975: 8 May 2014 - Terminal 5, New York (Photos)

Manchester lads The 1975 are huge with the youth and are selling out shows around the States including their night at Terminal 5 in New York.

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Elbow: The Take Off and Landing of Everything

The Mancunian quintet seem to be reassessing their songwriting approach, experimenting a bit, and tweaking their signature sound. If this sixth album is any indication, Elbow’s chef-d'œuvre is still ahead on the horizon.

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The 1975: Music for Cars EP

The young Manchester band take their first major step towards great promises on their third EP.

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James: The Morning After The Night Before

To all American James fans: the band did not forget about you this year after all.

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Speaking of steel drums, there’s a ton of them in this live rendition recorded in the middle of a parade/procession in Manchester as

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Musical Genius & Its Discontents (ii): British-style

Part 2 of our video venture through lost musical geniuses discovers an unhappier tradition in The UK, where comebacks are not de rigeur! Exemplars include Joe Meek, Brian Jones, Syd Barrett, and Ian Curtis.

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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