Post-Punk street-art has been appearing in Manchester featuring song lyrics from The Smiths, Joy Division, and The Stone Roses

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“I’m not bloody Banksy, am I? He’s making a mint, I’m making nothing.” About 2 weeks ago a street artist going by only his instagram user name alshepmcr was interviewed by the UK’s Press Association via the Bury Times newspaper about why through the use of his stencil kit he has owned for 20 years, he is placing song lyrics from legendary Manchester bands …

New Order to deconstruct its catalog with a 12-piece synth ensemble at the Manchester International Festival

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At this years Manchester International Festival Local Mancunian Heroes New Order are set to perform five special concerts backed by a 12-member synthesizer ensemble from the Royal College of Northern Music with performances will feature New Order “deconstructing, rethinking and rebuilding a wealth of material from throughout their career: familiar and obscure, old and new.” The performances—New Order + Liam Gillick: So It …

The Underground Youth premieres the dystopian reality of ‘Amerika’ | Plus tourdates!

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Share Tweet Share Share Email We are days away from a Donald Trump inauguration as the 45th President of the United States—and despite “leaks” pointing to the Kremlin’s involvement in his election, half of the country seems complacent in dystopian fascism the future dictator promises to bring. This current realities parallels J.G. Ballard’s and George Orwell’s prescient work to the …