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Artefact

Featuring: ACR, Emergency, The Fall, Vibrant Thigh, Spherical Objects
Contributors: Andy Zero, Martin X, Martin Carver, M. Hartley, Dave Ward
Offices: Russell Club, Royce Road, Hulme, Manchester

Featured in the following MDMArchive online exhibitions:
City Fun: The Hidden History of Manchester's Favourite Fanzine
a problem......XMAS FESTIVITIES, YULETIDE JOY AND ALL OF THAT PRODUCT.......
two eyes: and me i'm a consumer; one of those little numbers that placed that really terrific, honest, communicative, profound clash hi-fidelity long playing record on order. a creature you try to ignore. yes, a little pimple, a small blemish upon your face... because YOU TOO ARE A CONSUMER. You are a sweet supermarket trolly, with four wheels of different direction. WILL SOMEBODY PLEASE TELL ME WHICH WAY TO GO......... ah! consumer confusion creeps.
with glazed eye, i, dazed roam. that yuletide fayre, xmas jollities to you etc. and all that. gobble gobble gobble i devour. christmas product offerings
......Boney M boney m boney m ???.....could be a god or just another jesus christ.
tell me who is the next new prophet? tell me of those trendy trends, oh great one..... magic radio or maybe new musical express/oracle................and what must I dig to be number one on the swinging 'scene'? ............ and what view must I hold to be at one with the most highly hippest?...... little god, give to me, give to me food. eat. devour. gobble. digest. gorge. cram. stuff. engulf.
SPECIAL VINYL; SPECIAL PICTURE DISC; SPECIAL FREE SHOPPING BAG; SPECIAL LABEL; SPECIAL GIFT; SPECIAL EFFECTS TO BUILD SPECIAL STARS ON PICTURE COVER WITH SPECIAL GLUE WAS RECORDED IN SPECIAL STUDIO. YES! SPECIAL STARS WITH SPECIAL CARS AND AN INSTANT READY MIX MESSAGE AND WITH ALL THOSE SPECIAL PROMISES OF....... all makes me feel not so special: SMALL
and here lies i, swimming in a sea of marketable goods I SCREM. I AM A SCREEN. MEDIA IMAGES PROJECTED AT ME. I am a movie of a gullable public of a bewildered purchasor of lies; of fakes; of imitations; of shoddy; of dishonesty; of second-best; OF THAT GAME.
Yes siouxsie, oh siouxsie I buy your record . I love you. I pay my £4 to that lady. I take away with convenience my cut-price fantasy. I listen to £4's worth of: METAL, METAL YEH! YEH! METAL IS TOUGH....yes, but I already know that, my homely one, - anything else in there for me, Petal? Yes, why there's METAL. METAL: METAL IS TOUGH - but for me I've got blood running through me and love and a broken heart and metal aint no
Artefact added : 26th September 2012
by Abigail
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