17 Nov 2009
Saville & Nice and Stephen Morris & Friends 
Two more names join Stephen Morris at the Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester on Friday 27 November. James Nice of LTM and Peter Saville have joined Graeme Park, Ross Mackenzie and Andy Spinoza on the panel for the previously-announced debate at MOSI next week.

The debate starts at 7.30pm on Friday 27 November, doors and bar open 6.30pm.

Ticket prices £l5 in advance, £8 on the door, available at Ticketmaster or call 0844 847 2261 (24 hours).



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Biting Tongues

In the grey days of late 1970s post-punk Manchester, youth culture was a serious affair: every musical performance was measured mostly by the conviction of its delivery. The term 'New Wave' opened up free vistas where acquired skills could once again be exercised after punk's monochrome blur. It could be applied to anything from a James 'Blood' Ulmer record to the latest Throbbing Gristle release, Magazine to Swell Maps. Move outside that terrain into Sun Ra, Parliament, Frank Sinatra and Martin Denny, and your options were suddenly without limit...

Then came Tony Wilson's Factory Club (at the Russell Club in Hulme) offering an open invitation to experiment that was taken up when Ken Hollings, Howard Walmsley, Eddie Sherwood and a few others decided to make some noise to accompany their 16mm silent epic Biting Tongues. A further performance followed a few weeks later, when Colin Seddon and Graham Massey disbanded their Post Natals project and joined up. The film itself, a flashing series of negative images, became a memory; the name remained.

- extract from the LTM Biting Tongues biography

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