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Numerous items from the DTroit exhibition commissioned by Urbis in the summer of 2004.

Although the exihibtion centred on Detroit's incredible creative output amidst troubles and hardship, there are numerous similarities made with Manchester.

Notably, a short film by Elliot Eastwick; ‘The Sounds of Two Cities’, featuring a number of interviews with those influential in the cities respective musical history — including Johnny Marr and Derrick May. A DVD of the documentary's highlights is included with the programme.

Part of the expo included a carousel of iPods, stacked with key tracks during the respective era of Detroit's music scene — from the 1950's to the present day. Virtually every song was a killer tune, and a testament to the city's creative talent.
Artefact added : 5th June 2007
by Gaz Shaw
mat Says –
the great dvd menu to this was done by local designer and graphic artist John Coulthart.
jsz Says –
Transmat label scan supplied by me
Abigail Says –
Yes, the film was fantastic; co-directed and co-written by MDMArchive's own Matthew Norman, as I recall. Check it out on YouTube:
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cheshirehousehusband Says –
Elliot Eastwick used to live in a flat upstairs from me in Salford, about 1989/90, and practiced dj ing in the flat at night. I remember going up to tell him to turn the volume down. He did, but wasn't very happy. I don't think he stayed there very long.
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