Tag: happy mondays

Photo Credit: Kevin Cummins, Sept 1985.

REVIEW: The Happy Mondays – The Early EPs box set

Having watched with eagle eyes the activities of The Happy Mondays in the late 80’s – early 90’s with their seminal releases including Wrote For Luck, Madchester EP and Step On the hunt was on for other treats from the…

Photo Credit: Kevin Cummins, Sept 1985.

NEWS: Happy Mondays The Early EP’s 12” box set

London Records has announced the November 8th release of Happy Mondays‘s The Early EPs, collecting the band’s first four EPs. The Early EPs will be reissued as a 4×12″ Boxset New animated vide created by Pete Fowler (Super Furry Animals,…

LIVE: Ivory Wave @ Night People, Manchester 24.10.18

Ivory Wave burst onto the Manchester scene last Saturday night with their vibrant setlist. The Birmingham five piece performed their latest track ‘Frankie’, which reflect a 90’s inspired track with the animated guitar melodies of The Stone Roses.  ‘Paradise’ opened the…

FESTIVAL GUIDE: Shiiine On Weekender

Where? Butlins, Minehead. When? 10-13 November, 2017. Who’s Headlining? Levellers, Embrace, Happy Mondays. Who Else Is On? The Wonder Stuff, Fun Lovin’ Criminals, Peter Hook & The Light, Starsailor, The Farm, Wedding Present, A Guy Called Gerald, Dreadzone, Pop Will…

INTERVIEW: Shaun Ryder

Happy Mondays play Shiiine On Weekender this November for a second time, and in anticipation for the event we have managed to coax a typically no holds barred interview out of front man and 90s icon Shaun Ryder. He gave…

LIVE: Kendal Calling Festival, 2017

Finally, the countries quirkiest and most amalgamating festival is up and running again. The rain lashes down as families and wide-eyed youths alike slither though the sludge, hunting high ground to set up camp. Anticipations rise with the mud levels…

Happy Mondays announce 30th anniversary UK tour

Happy Mondays have announced that they’ll be heading on tour to celebrate their 30th anniversary, and play all their greatest hits. The 25-date tour will kick off in Bristol on November 14, and will lead all the way up to…

INTERVIEW: Shaun Ryder

The ever garrulous rapscallion on his ‘posh, middle-class’ wife and offspring, pig’s tickers, taxing issues, close encounters, the wisdom of aging, his enduring appeal and new pastures.  We talk to the legend Shaun Ryder ahead of his performance at this…