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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USER EXHIBITION
GHAST UP BY Martin Ryan

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ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

31st October 1969TICKET
Free Trade Hall – rs129
31st October 1980POSTER
A Certain Ratio, The Durutti Column, Section 25 – mat
31st October 1980POSTER
A Certain Ratio, The Durutti Column, Section 25 – shivadescending
31st October 1981FLYER
Mayflower Club – whitey
31st October 1981FLYER
Mayflower Club – boy in exile
31st October 1985FLYER
Manchester Poly Mandela Building – dubwise-er
31st October 1987PRESS ARTICLE
The Fall – Alastair
31st October 2000FLYER
Polly's Overload, Circle / Band On The Wall – chris
31st October 2009RECORD / CD
God’s Gift – CW/Messthetics
31st October 2009RECORD / CD
God’s Gift – CW/Messthetics
31st October 2009PROGRAMME
Jerzey Street Band, Megan Longworth – JSB
31st October 2009PROMOTIONAL ITEM
Vincent Nifigance – VinceNifigance
31st October 2009VIDEO
Autonomads – Allegiance
31st October 2009PHOTOGRAPH
Autonomads, Gash Sound System, Daylite Robbery Sound System – beans


EXHIBITIONS

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