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


VIEW

USER EXHIBITION
GHAST UP BY Martin Ryan

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ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

20th October 1978POSTER
Joy Division, Tiller Boys / Factory Club – shivadescending
20th October 1982SETLIST
Paul Rae / Legend – dubwise-er
20th October 1985TICKET
The Ritz – jsz
20th October 1988FANZINE
Happy Mondays, James – dubwise-er
20th October 1990FLYER
Number 1 Club – dubwise-er
20th October 1991TICKET
Academy 1 – A.Williams
20th October 2004TICKET
Academy 2 (Main Debating Hall) – rs129
20th October 2009FLYER
Chris Crates, Radio Meltdown / All Fm 96.9 – Mr Crates


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
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ALL ARTEFACTS (10314)
FICTITIOUS NAMES
THE DERBY HALL
PROGRAMME, 1984

MARTINISHERWOOD
FICTITIOUS NAMES
THE GALLERY
CONTRACT, 1986

MARTINISHERWOOD
THE PURPLE GANG
STOCKPORT COLLEGE S.U.
POSTER, 1970

REDMIST
THE SMITHS
FREE TRADE HALL
VIDEO, 1984

ALF BUTTON
THE OLD HOUSE AT HOME
PHOTOGRAPH, 1982

BLUESKIES
BLUE LOTUS JAZZMEN
BELLE VUE
PHOTOGRAPH, 1963

BLUELOTUS
FICTITIOUS NAMES
THE DERBY HALL
PROGRAMME, 1984

MARTINISHERWOOD
FICTITIOUS NAMES
THE HACIENDA
POSTER, 1984

MARTINISHERWOOD
FICTITIOUS NAMES
CLOUD 9
POSTER, 1985

MARTINISHERWOOD
ISHERWOOD, FICTITIOUS NAMES, CUT (SALFORD)
PRESS ARTICLE, 1993

MARTINISHERWOOD
ISHERWOOD
THE STAR AND GARTER
PRESS ARTICLE, 1995

MARTINISHERWOOD
FICTITIOUS NAMES
THE DERBY HALL
POSTER, 1983

MARTINISHERWOOD
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