Tag: Tony Wilson

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Wilson & The Angry Brigade

Was Tony Wilson influenced by Situationism or was he just posing? (At the risk of harping on, this follows on from the previous post. Quotes are from The…

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Smith vs Wilson

Tony Wilson and Mark E Smith have loomed so large over Manchester’s recent cultural history that I’ve felt inclined to ignore them both as much as possible, in…

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A Tale Of Two Cities (Money’s Too Tight To Mention)

All we are hearing now are echoes from the musical explosions of the 20th century. Roger Eagle, 1994 Sit Down! Listen To This! is a book about the…

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Happy Mondays & The New Pecking Order

In 1988, the Hacienda queue draped around the curve of the building several nights a week… even when there was hardly anyone inside. The management used the punters…