The expression “Manchester music” itself has become tautological, given the activity with which this city generates significant groups. An almost impossible feat is to fit the unique Manchester scene of the 70s, 80s, 90s and the present into one list. But we did it.
Here are the groups that played at the cult club “Hacienda”, the leaders of the Oasis Britpop, and the icons of the 21st century The 1975. Manchester produces a more eclectic mixture of talents than its sometimes uniform reputation allows.
The stone roses
The best time to be a fan of The Stone Roses is right now. The group, whose self-titled debut album was Continue reading
“Tattoo You”, The Rolling Stones, 1981. A promotional poster created by Peter Corriston, whose authorship is the legendary cover of Led Zeppelin’s album “Physical Graffiti”.
A poster in support of the 1981 American Rolling Stones tour. The poster was a new type of deal for that time: it combined the name of the group and the logo of the perfume company “Jovan”, which invested several million dollars in sponsoring the tour. The Jovan logo was also printed on the tour’s concert tickets.
Promotional poster released before the release of Paul Weller’s album “Stanley Road” in 1995. The poster was painted by Peter Blake, famous for his masterpiece – the cover of “Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” for The Beatles.
The promo poster for Bryan Ferry’s album “Slave To Love”, 1985. Art with a sexual connotation in the style of Hollywood films of the 1940s, depicting a woman with her hands tied, once caused discontent among the audience. Designed by Anthony Price, Brian Ferry and Simon Pexley. Continue reading
The British trio with Elena Tonra, led by the second album “Not To Disappear”, is again exploring the depths of melancholy.
Despite this, Daniel Koch took an extremely funny interview from Elena and drummer Remy Agilella.
Many people have known this since adolescence: you take your current experiences, make a mixtape or play a playlist with songs that are especially sunken in your soul – and as a result, the recipient of this gift begins not only not to melt from tenderness, but to look into his eyes with words “With you “Is everything all right? Are you depressed? Do you want to lay hands on yourself there?” Continue reading