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Manchester: Looking For The Light Through The Pouring Rain

Postby markus » 16 Aug 2009 14:19

Graham, will this book by Kevin Cummins contain any 808 State photographs?

http://cerysmaticfactory.info/mancheste ... _rain.html

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Postby graham » 31 Aug 2009 22:44

I believe it has at least one from japan -kawasaki ..gold anoraks if not 2
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Postby markus » 01 Sep 2009 10:29

Looking forward. Moving this to 808 State forum.
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Postby graham » 01 Sep 2009 10:56

I did do a 20 min Music piece to go with Kevins initial presentation of this project at last years In The City. There was talk of it being included in a ltd special edition of the book ,but thats been scrapped.
How ever theres a further presentation of it at http://www.crossingborder.nl/
in november which Im also DJ ing at Paul Morley is involved as well.
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Postby markus » 01 Sep 2009 13:07

Excellent news, keep me posted about the Dutch visit, looking at the website it looks like Cummins is in The Hague on the 21st November and Antwerp on the 22nd?

Hope to hear that 20 minute music piece one day! Shame it won't be in the book.
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Postby nickking » 14 Sep 2009 14:03

Got the book this morning - very nice, but couldn't see any 808 pics in there whilst browsing (very briefly) through the book.

When I get back from Manchester this Sunday (going up to see Orbital on the Friday and Saturday nights), I'll have another look... I might just be able to look through a book of pictures on the Sunday evening, but anything that will require more brainpower will be out of the question! :P :wink:

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Postby markus » 14 Sep 2009 14:40

That would be very disappointing.
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Postby markus » 14 Sep 2009 22:22

Seems strange then that he asked Massey to be involved?
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Postby nickking » 14 Sep 2009 22:58

Yup, definitely no 808-related photos in the book - some good ones of Joy Division, The Buzzcocks, The Fall, Oasis, New Order, The Smiths, etc...

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Postby newbuild » 15 Sep 2009 23:26

What mention is there of 808 in the book?
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Postby solarex » 16 Sep 2009 07:42

Had similar Pinnochio-feeling after seeing 24 Hour Party People, which dissapointed me on a couple of other matters.
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Postby graham » 16 Sep 2009 15:53

Yes double dis for the punks!
His editor has probably never heard of us.
Well we were in the slide show he presented at last years In the City.
Im sure he d sell it you for £800
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Postby graham » 16 Sep 2009 16:58

Yes double dis for the punks!
His editor has probably never heard of us.
Well we were in the slide show he presented at last years In the City.
Im sure he d sell it you for £800
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Postby markus » 17 Sep 2009 10:40

From http://www.cerysmaticfactory.info/

Kevin Cummins @ The Roundhouse
There's a new addition to the list of events accompanying the launch of the new Kevin Cummins book Manchester: Looking For The Light Through The Pouring Rain .

The event takes place at the Roundhouse in London on 9 November 2009 and will feature a screening of a 20-minute film of the photos in the book edited to a specially-composed soundtrack by Graham Massey. This will be followed a talk about Manchester with Paul Morley, Kevin Cummins, Mike Pickering and another guest. All this, plus a Q&A session and a book signing.

Ticket details are still to be confirmed but we will announce them as soon as we have them.
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Postby nickking » 17 Sep 2009 11:16

markus wrote:From http://www.cerysmaticfactory.info/

Kevin Cummins @ The Roundhouse
There's a new addition to the list of events accompanying the launch of the new Kevin Cummins book Manchester: Looking For The Light Through The Pouring Rain .

The event takes place at the Roundhouse in London on 9 November 2009 and will feature a screening of a 20-minute film of the photos in the book edited to a specially-composed soundtrack by Graham Massey. This will be followed a talk about Manchester with Paul Morley, Kevin Cummins, Mike Pickering and another guest. All this, plus a Q&A session and a book signing.

Ticket details are still to be confirmed but we will announce them as soon as we have them.


Fab news, and considering it's a Monday, I should be around in London to go to it! :)

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