Madchester Alternative Rock Styles

Music style originating in Manchester in the late 1980s, fusing of acid-house dance rhythms and psychedelic pop. Leading bands in the movement include The Stone Roses, The Happy Mondays, The Charlatans and Inspiral Carpets. The movement is also closely associated with Factory Records, New Order and their club the Hacienda. Also known as "baggy".

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  • Madchester - Edinburgh club devoted to this type of music. madchester Provides top madchester ten list and news.
  • Triple J: Happy Mondays and Madchester - Interviews with the band and Tony Wilson of Factory Records. madchester Requires RealPlayer.
  • - Includes profiles of bands such as New Order, madchester Stone Roses, Happy Mondays, Inspiral Carpets, Charlatans, Mock madchester Turtles, ACR, Paris Angels, and 808 State, as madchester well as messageboards, links and details of related madchester events.

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