One of the first things that came to mind before sitting down to listen to Johnny Marr’s live record was along the lines of: are live albums still a thing?
To celebrate something that is dying a graceless death in the minds of many may seem a strange thing.
‘Be there or be sanctioned’: The Iain Duncan Smiths on pig gate, ‘rudderless hippies’, and ‘brutal’ welfare reform
Viral sensation The Iain Duncan Smiths have added an ingenious twist to a Smiths tribute band – fusing flawless imitation with witty political satire to pay refreshing homage to Manchester’s indie icons.
Smiths front man Morrissey has been turned into a range of knitted dolls
Band On The Wall is in the running for NME’s Best Small Venue competition
Capturing the Handsome Devil: Kevin Cummins’ iconic Smiths and Morrissey photography exhibition in Manchester
Manchester Photographic Gallery hosts exhibition
Why did Manchester become Madchester? Salford conference set to debate link between places and music
The International Music conference comes to Salford University next month.
Music bible NME apologises to The Smiths’ legend Morrissey over article which suggested he was racist
The NME has apologised to Morrissey over an article that he said accused him of racism.
With the rumours confirmed that Madchester’s own Stone Roses are set to reform for gigs in 2012, MM looks at the fans’ reactions.
Rumours of Stone Roses reunion resurface as PR company announces mystery ‘very special’ press conference
Yet again rumours are rife that Manchester icons The Stone Roses are set to reform for a series of homecoming shows.