Manchester District Music Archive
is a user-led online archive established to celebrate Greater Manchester music and its social history.

We are a not-for-profit organisation run by volunteers.

Est. 2003

Hear my voice in your head and think of me kindly

Manchester District Music Archive & Louder Than Words present:
'Hear my voice in your head and think of me kindly' - a panel discussion exploring the art of song lyricism, Manchester-style.

Sunday 16 November 16:15
Palace Hotel, Oxford Street, M60 7HA, Manchester, United Kingdom

Buy tickets here  

Panelists:

Guy Garvey (Elbow, BBC 6 Music)
Jaheda Choudhury-Potter (Ajah UK)
Jon Higgs (Everything Everything)

Hosted by Abigail Ward (MDMArchive)

In the run-up to the festival we will be compiling a chart of the best of our city's wordsmithery, as chosen by you.

We've put together a little survey here, which will take 2 minutes to fill in:

So, get thinking, and remember:

1. Keep it Manchester
2. Restrict yourself to 1-4 consecutive lines per song
3. It's only a bit of fun


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GHAST UP BY Martin Ryan

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ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

25th October 1969TICKET
The Odeon – bladesy
25th October 1971TICKET
Free Trade Hall – Robin
25th October 1980FLYER
Alan la Pellay, The Fall, The Hamsters, Steve Toon, Private Sector / Cavendish – dubwise-er
25th October 1980PRESS ARTICLE
New Order / The Squat – WithyBlue
25th October 1986PRESS ARTICLE
Big Flame / The Boardwalk – Dale Jowett
25th October 1988TICKET
The Ritz – fusered
25th October 1990TICKET
International 1 – 23Kallisti
25th October 2008FLYER
Danny Saul, Triclops, Lee Patterson, Mayming – hollowsphere
25th October 2008PHOTOGRAPH
John Stammers / M19 Bar, Levenshulme – transmission
25th October 2008PHOTOGRAPH
John Stammers / M19 Bar, Levenshulme – transmission
25th October 2008PHOTOGRAPH
John Stammers / M19 Bar, Levenshulme – transmission
25th October 2008VIDEO
Terrorist / Contact Theatre – doodlebug nuggets
25th October 2013ADVERT
Roy Harper / The Bridgewater Hall – Abigail


EXHIBITIONS

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Moss Side Stories - the Hidden History of Moss Side and Hulme Club Culture
Queer Noise - The Hidden History of Manchester's Gay Music Culture