Collection by Chris Horkan

Chris Horkan
BBC: 'Can Manchester music move on from its past?'

Can Manchester music escape past?

As classic Manchester bands such as The Stone Roses and The Happy Mondays reform, do they cast a shadow over the next generation of rock stars?

Petition to save Legends

An online petition is launched to save a legendary club

The campaigners say the club is as important to Manchester as the Cavern Club was to Liverpool

Help crowdsource funding for a new Daniel Johnston photo project.


Jung Kim is raising funds for DANIEL JOHNSTON: here on Kickstarter! The first photo book and traveling photo exhibition on the legendary singer-songwriter and visual artist Daniel Johnston.

Elbow and Paul Weller, live at Jodrell Bank this June

Jodrell Bank Live | Music :: Space :: Stars

Liverpool Sound City considers Brazil expansion.

Nick Currie (aka Momus) interviewed by Stuart Maconie about John Cage.

BBC Radio 6 Music - Freak Zone Playlist, Nick Currie (aka Momus) on John Cage

Stuart Maconie is joined by musician Nick Currie who shares his love of John Cage's music.

Stockhausen's most bonkers piece, for string quartet in airborne helicopters, will be performed in Birmingham this August.

Stockhausen opera to be staged in full for first time – helicopters and all

Birmingham Opera Company performance of Mittwoch aus Licht for London 2012 festival will have flying soloists and two choirs

Un-Conventional Women - a new conference launching at Manchester Town Hall on Sunday 4 March

Un-Conventional Women

Eventbrite - Un-Convention presents Un-Conventional Women - Sunday, March 4, 2012 at The Great Hall, Manchester, Manchester. Find event and ticket information.

Momus makes his Manchester debut at the Anthony Burgess Foundation on Friday 2 March.

Momus "The Charm Song" @ Dortmund 24.II.2012

... includes a very dark (after Mr. Momus jumped off the 'stage') "A complete history of sexual jealousy". A great evening at Dortmund's "Small Beast" courte...

Allo Darlin' crowd-sourced video from the Deaf Institute

Allo Darlin' Some People Say The Deaf Institute Manchester 23.02.12

Allo Darlin' perform a song from their forthcoming album Europe, live at The Deaf Institute Manchester on 23 February. Crowd-sourced edit. Clips from Rairun1...