In Defence Of The 1970s

The 70’s was something of a tumultuous decade. This isn’t going to be about politics, thankfully, but the music scene changed in such drastic fashion across the decade that it seems art in this case imitated life. As previously discussed here Heavy Metal was born in this decade. The 13th of February saw the release... Continue Reading →

Ian Curtis – Leader Of The New Order.

It is 1976. 4th of June. On Peter Street, in the Lesser Free Trade Hall, there’s a gig going on. It’s not exactly well attended, its roughly two thirds empty, but this one gig becomes so famous that the attendance figures rise and rise over the years of retelling. If you believed every soul that... Continue Reading →

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