The Leading eBooks Store Online 4,353,660 members ⚫ 1,442,818 ebooks

New to eBooks.com?

Learn more

The Madchester Scene

From New Order and The Smiths to Primal Scream and Oasis

The Madchester Scene by Richard Luck
Not for sale in
your country
US$ 8.99
(If any tax is payable it will be calculated and shown at checkout.)
In the 1990s, Manchester hosted the most exciting British music movement since the Two-Tone explosion of the '80s. The home of legendary acts such as New Order and The Smiths, the early '90s saw Manchester give birth to great groups like The Happy Mondays, James and The Stone Roses. Blending the attitudes of The Fall and The Buzzcocks with cutting edge sampling techniques and the occasional chemical, these bands created the superb 'Madchester' sound. Of course, no sooner had the apple cart been upset than the scene began to suffocate under the weight of impostors. You need look no further than Primal Scream and Oasis to see that not all that was great about baggy died along with regional institutions like Factory Records and The Hacienda. The Pocket Essential Madchester profiles all the major bands of the time, together with the groups that influenced them and the swines that ripped them off. The book also pays tribute to important local figures like impresario Tony Wilson and DJ Mark Radcliffe and doffs its cap to Michael Winterbottom's ambitious attempt to transfer the story to the big screen, 24 Hour Party People.
Oldcastle Books; February 2016
96 pages; ISBN 9781843442899
Download in secure EPUB
Title: The Madchester Scene
Author: Richard Luck
 
Subject categories
ISBNs
9781843442899
9781903047804

This edition is not for sale in your country. Here are some titles that might be what you're after...