Tag: London

Table Painting

Dave Pearson (1937-2008)

Dave Pearson was one of my tutors on the Manchester Art Foundation Course in the mid-80s. He taught in the Grosvenor Building, All Saints, from the mid-60s until…

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1Xtra London Bias – Continued

Contains my correspondence with the BBC Email response from Chris Humphrys, Content and Schedules Manager, Radio 1 and 1Xtra Friday 4th November 2011 Thank you for your comments…

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Roachford @The Academy

Last night Roachford played the Academy 3, on the second floor of the Manchester University Union building on Oxford Road. I arrived just as the main set began…

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‘Urban’ = London?

Concerning Lowkey & Radio 1Xtra’s massive London bias. On my way to the Clarendon Road shops, I passed some lads on the corner and I asked them what…

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Off the radar… Out in the sticks…

The current Chimp Magazine (Oct 2011) contains a short interview with John Foxx, who is performing at Manchester Academy on Friday 21st October 2011. I remember learning that…

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Norman Jay Good Times

I was wandering past Kingbee Records in Chorlton the other day when I spotted this in the window: The Deaf Institute website explains that the event is a…

The entrance to The Reno was on the left of this picture.

Reno Revival

The Reno and The Nile were two clubs within the same building, on the corner of Princess Road and Moss Lane. They competed for trade from the early…

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Perrys

Concerning: ‘Perry Boys The Casual Gangs of Manchester and Salford’ by Ian Hough (2007) In the late 70s and early 80s, the Perry youth sub-culture co-existed with New…