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When Life Gives You Lemon, You Speculate ‘The Stone Roses 2016’

When Life Gives You Lemon, You Speculate ‘The Stone Roses 2016’

I wish I was in Manchester. Unfortunately I am not. Here somewhere around South East Asia, only speculation can be made, without seeing myself how does mysterious appearance of lemon posters around Manchester look like. Some tried to connect the dots, even claimed secret hint from unnamed Etihad Stadium official that said there will be […]

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Friday Flashback: “Dragging Me Down” by Inspiral Carpets

For today’s flashback tune, we travel back to a scene in 1992 filled with baggy pants and psychedelic revival. If you’re not up on your classics, “Dragging Me Down” is from Manchester band Inspiral Carpets who are said to have been an inspiration for Noel Gallagher, who used to work for the band before the formation of Oasis. Dig the […]

Striking Fools Gold: 5 Manchester Record Stores

Independent record stores may be going the way of the dinosaurs, but Manchester’s indie record scene is alive and well. Here are five of our favorite Manchester record spots. Did your favorite make the list? Eastern Bloc Records, 5a Stevenson Square, Northern Quarter Previously owned by Martin Price of 808 State, Eastern Bloc has been […]

5 Trips Through Morrissey’s Manchester

‘My childhood is streets upon streets upon streets upon streets. Streets to define you and streets to confine you, with no sign of motorway, freeway or highway,’ begins Morrissey’s Autobiography. Even the vaguest sentiment regarding his hometown exudes a certain lamp-lit melodrama. Morrissey’s lyrics undoubtedly bear a debt to the raw, post-industrial romanticism of Manchester […]

3 Essential Documentaries of Mancunian Icons Released in 2013

There will never be enough documentary to portray Manchester scenes, from Post-Punk era, Hacienda, to Madchester, Britpop and Post-Britpop scene, Manchester remains the biggest resource of cool music with their own definition of style and attitude. Here in 2013, three doccos highlighted three Mancunian icons from three different generations. If you haven’t watch it, you’d […]

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