Chris Clark

Thursday, 27 October 2016 16:55

Chasing the Sun – Oasis Exhibition 1993-97

Those were our days, our halcyon days, our salad days, Nights turn into days, turn into nights, turn into days,Fags, cash, keys, coming home in three days, days., Cock of the walk, swagger, blagger, bragger, sun never sets days,Our top of the world days.
I have no motivation today. I'm slumped in, as described by a high street shop, my 'lounge-wear' and despite being North of 5 cups of coffee I still languish somewhere near Southampton.
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.
Tuesday, 07 June 2016 13:25

The Maine Place to Be

April 28th 1996, Maine Rd, Manchester City Football Ground, we arrived early, very early, in fact very, very early, 9am to be precise.
Thursday, 12 May 2016 13:19

Kirkland Laing – The Upsetter

Brought to us by the ancient Greeks, its edges neatly rounded off by the Marquis of Queensbury in 1867, before being wrapped and packaged for the masses by TV in the 20th century,
That old northern business…. A field
After battle utters its own sound
Which is like nothing on earth’
Geoffrey Hill
Wednesday, 16 September 2015 18:42

Terry Callier – An Extra-Ordinary Joe

Located at the corner of Swan and Oak Street in Manchester’s Northern Quarter, a Bat-signesque, white neon Dizzy Gillespie cuts through the dank, early October predictably Manchester weather.
Unnoticed by many, lovingly appreciated by those who know, for men of a certain age, means or style, John Smedley knitwear can lay credible claim to being the Don of fine gauge knitwear.

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