Noel Gallagher has spoken about the impact of growing up in Manchester, and the impact of acid house and the Haçienda on his life.
Online retailers Dorothy have listed a poster which maps out the history of rave music and culture on the circuit board of a 303 bass synthesizer.
Priced at £35, the new print celebrates over 900 DJs, clubs, musicians, free parties, sound systems, record labels, radio stations and fanzines that it considers pivotal to the movement.
Photographer Peter Walsh has released amazing photos from the bygone era of The Haçienda to celebrate a recent talk at The Subculture Archive on Carnaby Street last week (20th July).
The infamous Manchester nightclub is considered by many as the birthplace of acid house, and Walsh captured the club at the peak of its popularity, before the police cracked down on the venue.
Looking to drop a few quid on some new records? Well look no further, as legendary radio broadcaster, author and Haçienda mainstay Dave Haslam has just announced that he’s putting his entire vinyl collection up for sale.
Former resident DJs Graeme Park and Mike Pickering, who shaped the Haçienda sound, are set to play a non-stop set of 20 tracks with local orchestra Manchester Camerata.
Taking place on Friday, 5th February at the Bridgewater Hall, this one-off event will take a choice selection of well-loved dance cuts to mind-blowing new heights.
A stunning Grade II listed Wesleyan chapel hidden in Manchester’s city centre — and steeped in history — is the perfect venue for tonight’s equally legendary Haçienda club night hosted by FAC 51.
Jon Da Silva is one of the original free-spirited Balearic DJs, and also a resident DJ at the infamous Hacienda club in Manchester in the late 1980s – one of the most important clubs in the history of dance culture. During this time, he mentored a certain DJ who had started calling himself Sasha before himself becoming a producer and remixer of some repute.
Following their acclaimed two night residency at London's Roundhouse last December, the Happy Mondays have announced a return to the capital for a one off performance at The Forum, Kentish Town on Saturday 29th June.
In 2012 the 'Madchester' band announced their return to the live stage with the full original line up, the first time in 19 years.