Monday, 06 November 2017 16:37

The Conflation of Music and Drugs

Music & narcotics have went hand in hand since the days of blues singers such as Harlem Hamfats with their partiality towards the occasional jazz cigarette.
Published in Culture
There are times in any music lover life when you’re there, right at the start of a great band, they soundtrack an instrumental part of your life and you know you’ll be together regardless, through the ‘jazz funk concept album’ even.
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Manchester band, Purple Heart Parade (or PHP for short) are becoming no strangers to the festival curcuit.
Published in Music
Sunday, 18 December 2011 15:23

Mani on Music, Dart, Life And More

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In 1989, The Stone Roses were the biggest band in the UK, literally ‘splashed’ all over the musical press , as in the case of the NME cover of 18th November 1989, which saw  Ian Brown (vocalist) ,John Squire (guitarist) Reni (drummer) and Mani(Bass) all covered in paint, a tribute to Pop Art.

Published in Music Archive
Sunday, 18 December 2011 15:00

Paul ‘Bonehead’ Arthurs in depth

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The hot sun is beaming down on the face of the rhythm guitarist playing onstage in Mexico in 1999. On occasions he gazes up to the sun, he is slightly blinded by its glare and he is annoyed that he has left his sunglasses behind in the dressing room but happy he is no longer a plasterer from Manchester.

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