Found on YouTUbe: Cool Madchester documentary from Granada Television, UK.
The story of two dorks trying to scam their way into a legendary club.
According to the NME, The Happy Mondays sideman has declared bankruptcy for the SECOND TIME. First of all, who would lend money to Bez at all? I mean, the dude dances and shakes maracas for a living. Second, who would lend money to Bez after he’d decalred bankruptcy? Third, what the fuck happened to Shaun … Continue reading Bez Done Broke
Another round of mp3s featured on Forkast recently… • Happy Mondays – “Jelly Bean” [fr0k] • Arthur & Yu – “Come to View (A Song for Neil Young)” from In Camera; due June 19 on Hardly Art [fr0k] • The New Pornographers – “My Rights Versus Yours” from Challengers, due August 21 on Matador [fr0k] … Continue reading Fun with Forkast, Round VI
The film 24 Hour Party People embodies the punk spirit it documents. But before I go into director Michael Winterbottom’s freewheeling, go-for-broke filmmaking style, I just want to say the movie’s kind of got old-fart appeal, being about the beginnings of British punk and the Manchester bands (Joy Division, New Order, Happy Mondays) who succeeded … Continue reading Not Trying To Break Anyone’s Heart