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madchester

A form of rock music performed by British musicians from the city of Manchester in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Characterized by a fusion of house music dance rhythms and pop melodies.
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Supporting The Stone Roses, they joined the Madchester scene, which included The Happy Mondays, Inspiral Carpets and James.
Bands and DJs on both days could relax in the Artists' Village where Portakabins acted as dressing rooms for the main headliners or chill out in the Moroccan-style bedouin tent decked out with comfy couches and scatter cushions, where Madchester legend Ian Brownwas spotted clutching a tube of vitamin C tablets.
There may be a few extra pounds and this latest incarnation of the kings of Madchester may be the most watered-down yet - but their performance certainly wasn't.
n WATCH out for a new Madchester supergroup, The Moondog One, who are planning their first UK tour.
BADLY DRAWN BOY: Another Pearl (Twisted Nerve) - The second Madchester is about to start.
The former Oasis leader will again precede his fellow sons of Madchester at V and sparks could fly.
They split up in 1996 and, even a few months ago, it would have seemed impossible that the four members of the Madchester pioneers could all be got together in the same room.
Madchester legend Shaun Ryder will open both shows.
A temporary marquee is in Exchange Flags square for tonight's party, based on a "chill out" theme, which will feature a fire performer and DJ Gilly a formerly of "Madchester" band Inspiral Carpets.
n MADCHESTER favourites Inspiral Carpets and mood masters Massive Attack are to play the new Glasgow Academy in April next year.
THE "Madchester" groups which emerged at the turn of the 1990s heralded a golden age for indie music fans.
in Belfast's Limelight a few weeks ago, news has just come through that another hero of the Madchester era will be winging his way to one of the hippest clubs in Northern Ireland.